Research Projects

(Internship)

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND (HQ)

ON A ROLLING BASIS

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Conduct a comprehensive mini-research project focused on current alternative or non-formal Education programs on marginalized communities in Myanmar and migrant education, IDPs, and refugees along the Thai-Myanmar border.
  2. Gather relevant data, conduct interviews, and collaborate with stakeholders to gain insights into the challenges and opportunities in the region.
  3. Dissemination of research findings and best practices related to partnership interventions.
  4. Ensure that research is aligned with project goals and objectives of partnership interventions.
  5. Prepare a detailed and comprehensive summary of research findings, highlighting key trends, challenges, and potential strategies for supporting migrants and displaced populations.
  6. Develop actionable recommendations to inform and enhance the migrant strategy along the Thai-Myanmar border and marginalized communities in Myanmar.
  7. Collaborate with the Partnerships Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos teams to integrate research findings into the ongoing strategy review process.
  8. Provide expertise and insights to contribute to the development and refinement of the team’s strategic initiatives.
  9. Offer day-to-day operational support to the Country Office as needed, ensuring smooth functioning and alignment with strategic objectives.
  10. Assist in coordinating activities, liaising with partners, and addressing any operational challenges that may arise.

Qualifications / Profile

  1. Currently enrolled in or recently completed a relevant degree programme.
  2. Strong interest in education and humanitarian work, research, and strategy development.
  3. Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  4. Ability to analyze data and present findings effectively.
  5. Flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic work environment.

We Offer

  1. A dynamic and young work environment
  2. Experience in social development in a multicultural setting
  3. With three work hours to choose from:
    8:00-17:00 (1 hr lunch break)
    8:30-17:30 (1 hr lunch break)
    9:00-18:00 (1 hr lunch break)
  4. We can arrange a project visit within the period of your volunteer assignment (usually at the end) depending on the timing and availability of our field staff

Some frequently asked questions.

If you would like to find out more please email us at interns@childsdream.org

1. Will I get paid for my internship work?

We do not provide board and lodging or compensation. Interns need to provide themselves with accommodation, transportation, food, etc.

2. How much time do I need to intern?

For this internship position, we require a minimum stay of three months. This is due to the complexity of our work and the training required with our databases.

There is a 5 work-day leave per three-month period.

3. What can I expect?

This internship position is 100% office-based, with no interaction with children.