Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA)
Posted date 1st December, 2023 Last date to apply 10th December, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Community & Social Services
Type Internship Positions 12
Status Closed




No. of Positions:



PKR 20,000

Expected Date of Joining:

As soon as possible



Program Overview

Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) a non-profit organization committed to enhancing democratic accountabilities in Pakistan, presents an internship initiative that is designed to offer aspiring individuals’ practical exposure in electoral and parliamentary research, media monitoring, and search-engine optimization- (SEO) friendly report writing. As a reputed organization in promoting democratic norms and values, TDEA envisions equipping aspiring individuals with the skills essential for fostering transparency and accountability in the democratic process.

This internship program goes beyond conventional learning and aims to provide interns with a profound understanding of key areas crucial to democratic governance. Through hands-on experiences and mentorship, participants will not only gain valuable insights into the intricacies of electoral and parliamentary processes but also contribute meaningfully to TDEA’s ongoing initiatives. Interns will be an integral part of TDEA’s team, actively involved in monitoring dis- and mis-information, political and electoral violence incidents on mainstream media and social platforms. They will be part of the teams conducting parliamentary research as well as developing a range of communication productions for improving the organizational visibility.

  • Learning Plan:

The following are the key objectives of the internship program:

a)      Parliamentary Research

  • Acquire knowledge of the structures, functions, and intricacies of parliamentary systems.
  • Hone the skills required to conduct research on parliamentary proceedings.
  • Gain hands-on experience in analyzing and interpreting legislative data.

b)      Research on Political and Electoral Violence

  • Develop an understanding of the multifaceted causes and dynamics of political and electoral violence.
  • Acquire the ability to critically assess and analyze the root causes behind instances of violence in political contexts.

c)       Communication Research

  • Acquire proficiency in crafting reports that not only convey information effectively but are tailored for optimal online communication.
  • Develop an awareness of the nuances of online communication strategies.
  • Gain practical skills in integrating Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques into writing.

d)      Research for Mis/Disinformation and Hate Speech

  • Develop skills in the identification and analysis of false or mis- and dis-information in online posts and media content.
  • Contribute to media monitoring through a comprehensive understanding of mis- and dis-information dynamics.
  • Required Qualification and Competencies:
  • Preferably a fresh Master’s/Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. 

TDEA is fully committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity in our workforce. We encourage applications from women, individuals from minority backgrounds, transgender persons, and persons with disabilities. TDEA is dedicated to providing reasonable facilities at the workplace to ensure an inclusive work environment that upholds the quality of work

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Any attempt to influence the hiring process will lead to immediate disqualification of the candidate.

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TDEA is soliciting applications for the “Internship Program”. The candidates are requested to share their CVs along with Cover letters (as one document) via email at: [email protected].Cover Letter is a mandatory part of the application. You are requested to write the JOB- 128 in subject line.The last date for submission of CVs and Cover Letters is: Sunday, December 10, 2023.

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