National Internship Program
The National Internship Program is designed for the benefit of young unemployed postgraduates and graduates all over the country, who have completed sixteen years of education from recognized universities or degree awarding institutions including external candidates.
The scheme is intended to provide financial relief to fresh graduates and also to keep them engaged and interested in acquiring additional knowledge and real work life experiences, thereby facilitating their employability in the country.
The program will be also advantages to the government organizations having shortage of officials in various cadres.
Educational Requirement :
16 years degree from HEC recognized Institute / University.
Main features of the Program :
The interns will be working on various assignments in the Ministries / Divisions / Attached Departments / Autonomous Bodies / Corporations of the Federal Government and Provincial / District Governments conveniently located near to their hometown so far as practical.
The placement with various government organizations will be based upon the academic qualifications of the interns and matching the broader academic disciplines with broader functional categorization of jobs within the government.
The interns will be required to join the program on full time basis and follow prescribed rules and regulations of the concerned organizations including observance of office working time and confidentiality requirements etc.
The internship duration will be one year. The interns will however, be at liberty to leave the program at any stage on 15 days advance notice.
However, such interns will neither be entitled for internship completion certificate nor will they have any right to receive monthly stipend for the remaining period.
The interns will be entitled to a monthly stipend of Rupees ten thousand (all inclusive) during the course of internship. The internship is however, in no way an offer of employment on a formal job.
Selection Criteria :
The program is designed for : –
Fresh Pakistani unemployed postgraduates and graduates in all fields of studies who have completed sixteen years of formal education from HEC recognized Universities & Degree Awarding Institutions including external candidates;
The applicants must be 25 years or less of age by 01, March 2010.
Must have not availed the internship under NIP before.
Application and Selection / Placement Mechanism
Interested eligible candidates are invited to submit their applications “on-line” against the advertisement published in the newspapers.
The application forms are available on website www.nip.gov.pk of NIP office of the Ministry of Youth Affairs.
Every effort will be made during the selection process to assign the interns the most convenient locations to minimize the likelihood of accommodation, relocation or logistics issues.
However, Government will be fully competent to place any intern in any organization or geographical location as deemed appropriate in the best interests of the scheme and such decision could not be challenged in any forum whatsoever.
Application Deadline : 31st October 2010