Call for Applications: IPC Undergraduate Internship Program 2019-2020


May 16, 2019


The Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) of the School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Ateneo de Manila University, is pleased to announce the Call for Applications for the IPC Undergraduate Internship Program 2019-2020. The internship program aims to give students an opportunity to contribute to IPC’s output and gain valuable field and writing experience toward a career in research, social development, and public health. 

IPC project Directors will supervise selected interns who may be assigned to communities within Metro Manila and nearby provinces to conduct research on public health networks. The internship will last for two months, scheduled from 10 June 2019 to 31 July 2019. IPC will provide each intern with Php 8,000 compensation for the duration of the program, along with fieldwork-related allowances and accident insurance for fieldwork activities.

The program is open to social sciences undergraduates (incoming third or fourth year college students) preferably with some background in public health, health sciences, social sciences, or allied medical fields. The interns will be tasked with document preparation and data analysis; fieldwork activities; website and webinar management; event and meeting preparation; and project site communications and operations.

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. A letter of recommendation from their social science research professor or their Department Chair;
  2. Their updated curriculum vitae; and
  3. An accomplished IPC Research Internship form available through this link:

The deadline for the submission of the required documents is on Friday, 31 May 2019. Applications may be sent via email to or directly to IPC’s Administrative Assistant Ms Shyl Sales at Room 213, 2/F Frank Lynch Hall, Social Development Complex, Ateneo de Manila University. The Institute will inform applicants of their acceptance on 5 June 2019. For further inquiries, contact the Institute of Philippine Culture via e-mail <> or by phone at (02) 426-6067.