Internship/Volunteering opportunities

Muscular Dystrophy Foundation India invites applications from Indian & International students for the following internship positions. Senior citizens, young professionals willing to undertake volunteering assignments are most welcome to apply.

About the internship program

Muscular Dystrophy Foundation India believes in young talents and is committed to provide an excellent learning atmosphere for students who are desirous of learning by doing. We have requirements that would perhaps suit short duration (2-3 months) and as well as long duration (6-12 months) programs. Muscular Dystrophy Foundation India is equipped to provide a decent accommodation at nominal charges.

Successful applicants for internship with Muscular Dystrophy Foundation India shall have; good command over English, willingness to undertake local travel, ability to cope with the changing environment/living conditions, writing skills, computer skills, flexibility etc.

Interns with Muscular Dystrophy Foundation can be sure of an excellent working atmosphere, exposure to rural setting/culture, interactive experience with muscular dystrophy patients, learning stem cell therapy (clinical trial) procedures, opportunities to understand the social, economic, cultural and psychological dimensions of a medical issue, etc. Interns shall have an opportunity of bringing out print/video/e-publications with due recognition. Needless to say, an internship certificate with special mentioning to one’s contributions will be provided.

Muscular Dystrophy Foundation India accepts internship applications throughout the year.

About Volunteering

Muscular Dystrophy Foundation India welcomes senior citizens, young professionals, students from professional disciplines to volunteer their skills, time and energy to take back a sense of satisfaction. We do not require volunteers to be stationed at our project locations. Volunteers shall have the liberty of being stationed at a place convenient to them and continue contributing their time based on a mutually agreed action plan. Specific modalities of functioning could be decided during the orientation program. We sincerely expect our volunteers to emerge as Ambassadors of Muscular Dystrophy. 

Positions for immediate recruiting (interested candidates may please write to )

Internship

Volunteering

Medical Doctor
(Specialized in Neuromuscular disorders/Muscular Dystrophy)

Documentation Specialist

Physiotherapist
(Specialized in Neuromuscular disorders/Muscular Dystrophy)

Corporate Fund Raiser

Documentation Specialist

Muscular Dystrophy Foundation India seeks to document the non-medical dimensions of an incurable disease called, “Muscular Dystrophy”. The researcher is required to undertake extensive travel within Tamil Nadu to meet with Muscular Dystrophy patients in different age groups, interact with them and their family members, develop an understanding of the issue in totality and bring out a publication that details the social, economical, Cultural and psychological dimensions of the disease. Therefore, interns/volunteers who opt for this assignment are expected to possess good command over English and/or Tamil, good analytical skills, interaction skills, writing skills etc.

Corporate Fund Raiser

Preferably a senior person experienced in getting along with major corporate houses and IT companies, already having established contacts with them, would be the right person for this position. The person must be able to design and develop the most appropriate fund raising program for the organization and be able to tap the enormous potential of the corporate social responsibility.

Young professionals satisfying the above expectations are also most welcome to undertake the assignment on performance based package.

Medical Doctor (International interns are preferred)

(Specialized in Neuromuscular disorders/Muscular Dystrophy)
Medical doctors experienced in neuromuscular disorder diseases, particularly in all the types of muscular dystrophy are most welcome to intern with us. Interns are expected design and develop a context sensitive care & support program for all types of muscular dystrophy patients and a follow-up program to Stem Cell therapy.

Physiotherapist (International interns are preferred)

(Specialized in Neuromuscular disorders/Muscular Dystrophy)
Physiotherapists experienced in neuromuscular disorder diseases, particularly in all the types of muscular dystrophy are most welcome to intern with us. Interns are expected design and develop a context sensitive physiotherapy program for all types of muscular dystrophy patients and a follow-up program to Stem Cell therapy.