Research and Documentation Internship At Assistance Association for Political Prisoners




Currently recruiting for start date: 5 April 2021 (flexible)

Commitment: Three to Six months.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities of an Intern at AAPP:

  • Assist in the drafting of AAPP’s daily briefing in relation to the coup (a report documenting and analyzing political prisoner developments in Burma)
  • Grammer checking translated documents
  • Editing political prisoner profiles
  • Researching and drafting articles for publication
  • Editing Burmese-English language translations from Burmese news sources
  • Cross-referencing sources for accuracy
  • Compiling and finalizing statistics in cooperation with AAPP staff members
  • Independent research overseen by Research and Program Officer. Research topic delegated based on intern interests which align with AAPP’s work
  • Various administrative tasks.

Person specification

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Interest in Burma and Burmese politics
  • Tenacity for research
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong editing skills
  • Ability to work independently and under your own initiative
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Minimum commitment of five days a week for at least three months.

AAPP Provides:

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

How to apply

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter (no more than two pages) to [email protected] no later than 27 March. Please be sure to include your estimated start date and length of intended stay.



**Due to the number of applications, if you have not been contacted by 29 March, please assume your application has been unsuccessful



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