Advocacy and Research Intern at PATTIRO (Jakarta)

Organisation Name: PATTIRO (Centre for Regional Information and Studies)
Position: Advocacy and Research Intern
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
No. of places available: 1
Suitable Major/s: International Development, International Studies, Social Work, Public Policy, Journalism, Human Rights, Sociology and Indonesian Language

About the Organisation
PATTIRO (Centre for Regional Information and Studies) is a not-for-profit research and advocacy organisation. PATTIRO works to encourage transparent and equal governance for all people in Indonesia.

PATTIRO conducts research as well as holding workshops and training sessions. It also provides technical support to local and state governments to encourage policy reform and public spending adjustments. PATTIRO conducts research in a wide range of areas, including climate change and healthcare, and works in all parts of Indonesia. More…

About the Internship
Starting Date: Flexible
Duration: Minimum 4 weeks to Maximum 16 weeks
Required days: 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday, with some flexibility, as expected attendance at weekend events may occur.

Interns will participate in the day-to-day activities within any of the following divisions: Public Services; Public Finance; and Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection. The main areas of engagement for the intern will revolve around their understanding of the key areas of the assigned division. The key objective of the internship will be to carry out hands-on tasks in the community and/or to use their relevant knowledge and skills to help prepare communications documents and reports for internal use or publication.

Role Description:
Your role will be as an Advocacy and Research intern. In this position your general responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Assisting with conducting research and developing strategies for raising awareness of key issues
  • Assisting with carrying out field projects
  • Writing and editing reports and other communications documents, including educational materials
  • Helping to organise events, workshops and training sessions
  • Attending relevant events and meetings

Other requirements 
Only English language skills required. Some Indonesian would be useful, but are not required for this internship.

To be effective in this position you should be passionate about everything that PATTIRO works hard to achieve. Therefore, please ensure that you read their website thoroughly before applying. You should also be willing to embrace Indonesian culture and adopt a local way of working and achieving the objectives.

You will likely be required to have a Skype interview as part of the application process.

Cost: The fee charged by International Internships (Service Provider) is in addition to the tuition fees for the unit. Accommodation and in country support packages are optional but highly recommended.

Travel insurance is provided by Monash University. It will cover you for personal travel prior to and after your overseas program, and includes access to 24-hour a day medical and emergency assist services.

Details of the organisation, costs, payment process, cancellation and refund policy are detailed here.

Scholarships & Funding
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How to Apply

Please follow the step-by-step guide on how to apply for ATS3130 Arts International Internship. For ATS3948 Internship queries, please contact the WIL team via email

*Applications must be submitted 3-6 months prior to intended start date*