‘Kudumbashree’, the Kerala State Poverty Eradication Mission is the poverty eradication and women empowerment programme of the Government of Kerala. ‘Kudumbashree’ was set up in 1997 by Kerala State in the context of the ‘People’s Plan Movement’ in the State, which marked a mass mobilisation for bottom-up planning in the wake of the ‘decentralization of power’.
About the Internship:
We offer intensive mentoring and an opportunity to build a life-long network through our internship. This is an exceptional internship for exceptional students.Candidates must be proactive, self-driven, resourceful, detail-oriented, and humble individuals with a willingness to learn.
Students pursuing :
a) Post-graduate / Integrated five year courses in Management / Commerce / Economics / Agriculture/ Finance / Social Work / Rural Development / Women’s Studies etc from reputed Institutions can apply for internships.
The duration of the internship will be subject to the policy of sponsoring institutions. Kudumbashree shall permit internships from one month to six months.
No stipend will be provided to the interns. The trainees will have to bear the cost of their travel from their institution to Kudumbashree and return, as well as local travel and food & accommodation expenses.
Students doing internship at Kudumbashree are required to submit their internship report before leaving to their college/ department.
The certificates of internship will be issued after assessment of the work done and reports submitted by interns.
Selection will be made on the basis of receipt of number of applications after scrutinizing the applications. Selected candidates will be intimated separately subject to the availability of slot and approval of selection committee.
How to apply:
Check out the OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION from here.
Eligible students should apply for internship(open throughout the year) through proper channel i.e., through their respective heads of institutions/ colleges to the address given below.
The Executive Director
State Poverty Eradication Mission – Govt. of Kerala
2nd Floor, TRIDA Building, Chalakkuzhi Road
Medical College PO, Trivandrum – 695011
An advance copy of the application can be e-mailed to [email protected]