Kajian Politik untuk Perubahan (KPRU – Political Studies for Change) is a new and critical research institute setup after March 8 political tsunami, which is dedicated to participate in the research and dialogues to shape the future of Malaysia.

KPRU has been a pioneer institution to participate in parliamentary research and to advocate for parliamentary reforms. The institute’s concern areas include Malaysia annual national budget, country long-term plans, parliamentary democracy, and etc.

The KPRU Internship Programme is now open for application. Selected candidates will attach on a full-time basis, and will be paid a monthly stipend (only a very small amount). Candidates will have the opportunity to:

  • Assist and contribute to political and policy research
  • Gain exposure to parliamentary affairs
  • Coordinate consultative meetings and briefing sessions for members of parliament
  • Organize and participate in press conferences, discussions, political events, etc

Selection Criteria:

  • Youths between age 20-30 (students, fresh grads, post-grads or young working adults)
  • Full-time attachment, minimum period of 2 months
  • Selection based on assessment of academic results and experience


  • Closing date of application: 13th June 2011
  • Start date of programme: Anytime after shortlisted and approved
  • Successful candidates will be informed via email

Application procedures:

Email resume / curriculum vitae (CV) and cover letter expressing interest to ooheng(at)hotmail(dot)com

Include in your application the following:

  • Preferred duration of your attachment
  • Your education/working background and research interest
  • Your language proficiency
  • Your learning expectation

For enquiries, kindly email ooheng(at)hotmail(dot)com

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