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Internships Opportunities at

Swabhiman (State Disability Information and Resource Centre)

Updated: May 2023.

About Swabhiman

Swabhiman is a pioneer in cross-disability, rights-based advocacy in Eastern India. It is a leader in Odisha in protecting the rights of the disabled and empowering them towards full citizenship. It is committed to building an inclusive state and nation. Swabhiman's Internship Programme offers a wide range of opportunities for graduate and postgraduate students to gain insight into disability, diversity and inclusion while enriching their knowledge and experience in the field of human rights.

We are seeking a full-time Intern to work remotely and research disability-specific contents for us. The internship will be on unpaid basis.

Why work for us?

  • Work with a friendly team from anywhere in the world, on any schedule that suits you, supported and supervised by the CEO

  • Develop and improve your research skills through regular feedback, guidance and training webinars, including support to achieve professional academic research qualities.

Minimum Eligibility Condition

  • Graduate on Undergraduate.

  • Good English language skills in terms of grammar and style

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • The ability to meet deadlines, work independently and manage time effectively

  • Understanding of disability terminology and details.

Job duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Browse the internet for research reports, academic papers, publications, media articles and government/development organizations/NGO documents.

  • Read content and catalogue as per guidelines provided.

  • Website Management.

  • Work under the direct supervision and approvals of the CEO.

Time Period

  • The project period is three months for three topics.



  • The age of the candidate should not be more than 21 years



  • While doing internship in Swabhiman, the candidate should have a minimum of 75% attendance and they have to mark In and Out time on daily basis. In case of less than 75% attendance no extension of internship period is allowed and no experience certificate will be issued. The attendance record and the details of work supervision shall be maintained by the Heads of the authority.

Within 100 Words, Describe your Motivation for Interning with Swabhiman

  • You can attach your 100 words write up to the application form online while considering to include information on the following

    • Educational background.

    • Relevant skills and interests.

    • Suitable personality traits.

    • Previous voluntary and/or community service experience.

    • What you hope to gain from this internship?

    • Are you willing to be placed in a remote tribal/rural community? If yes, why?

    • CV with reference shall be given priority.


How to Apply?

  • Your complete (online) application must reach us at least 1 weeks before you intend to start your desired internship.

    • Interested applicants can fill up their online application form by using the below link.

    • There may be Skype/telephone/personal interview before final selection. For further clarification contact:- Saswati Panda ( /+91 9238106667

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