Internship Opportunities


Interested in public policy in Malaysia? Looking for a challenging internship and want to help make a difference in our country?

CPPS offers an internship programme designed just for that. Open to undergraduate students as well as postgraduates, the CPPS Internship Programme is an opportunity for students to tackle real issues in key policy areas from economics, international relations and good governance. As an intern, you will be working alongside our in-house researchers helping to dissect policies and develop recommendations.

Interns are an intrinsic part of the CPPS team. While interns are expected to help out with administrative and event-related tasks, you may also be given opportunities to do research on your own areas of interest.

We welcome dedicated, enthusiastic and resourceful individuals with a keen interest in public policy and a willingness to learn.
The CPPS Internship Programme is open to all university students. Applicants should be in their final year of undergraduate studies or have already completed a bachelor degree.
Minimum CGPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent
Applicants should have a relevant academic background and have completed coursework, preferably in one of the following areas:

Politics and International Relations
Public Policy and Public Administration
International Political Economy
Sociology and Anthropology
Development and Environmental Studies
Highest regard and appreciation of the sensitivities that comes with exposure to confidential information
Good writing skills. Proficiency in English preferred.
Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and basic website maintenance
Experience conducting research via customary media such as books and journals as well as online search engines such as LexisNexis
Willing to commit a minimum of two months of full-time internship.

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If interested, please drop us a message using the form below.