Internship Opportunities


Research and Documentation Internship, Mae Sot (Thailand)

Minimum Commitment: Three months

Main Tasks and Responsibilities of an Intern at AAPP:

  • Producing AAPP’s monthly chronology report (a report documenting and analyzing political prisoner developments in Burma)
  • Researching and drafting articles for publication
  • Editing Burmese-English language translations from Burmese news sources
  • Cross-referencing sources for accuracy
  • Compiling and finalizing monthly statistics in cooperation with AAPP staff members
  • Updating and creating political prisoner profiles
  • Independent research overseen by Human Rights Officer. Research topic delegated based on intern interests which align with AAPP’s work
  • English language capacity building with local staff
  • Various administrative tasks.

Person specification

  • Strong interest in Burma and Burmese politics
  • Tenacity for research
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong editing skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and under your own initiative
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Minimum commitment of five days a week for at least three months. Four to six months are strongly preferred.

AAPP Provides:

  • 3,500 Thai Baht living stipend per month for the duration of the intern’s stay
  • A bicycle

To Apply:

Email [email protected] & [email protected] with the subject line: “Internship Opportunity – LAST NAME”  i.e. “Internship Opportunity – SMITH” Please ensure to include:
1) CV
2) Letter of interest (max. 2 pages)
3) Contact details of two referees
4) Details of your possible start date and availability.