Monday, May 30, 2016

Applications now open for 2016 DAP Internship Programme!

The DAP "Know An MP" Youth Programme for the year 2016 is now open for application! DAP Malaysia will be offering 10 attachment placements nationwide to various national leaders, Members of Parliament (MPs) and State Assemblymen (ADUN) in Malaysia.

What is this programme about?
The programme aims to provide Malaysia’s best and brightest students with hands-on experience in the areas of politics, public policy and governance. Selected candidates will be matched based on compatibility to an MP or ADUN. The candidate will be attached on a full-time basis to the MP/ADUN and actively participate in their daily work.

During the programme, candidates will have the opportunity to:
  • Gain first-hand experience and insight of being a national leader
  • Attend parliamentary or state assembly sessions
  • Organize and participate in press conferences, discussions, political events, etc.

As part of the programme, candidates are required to submit a 300-word essay documenting their experience and insights gained.

Who should apply?
University students able to commit to full-time attachment with a minimum period of 1 month

Application procedure:
Email your résumé / CV, secondary school and university transcripts, and a cover letter to

Include in your application the following:
  • Preferred location (i.e. which state/city in Malaysia)
  • Proposed duration of your attachment
  • Preferred MP/ADUN

Application timeline:
The application period is between 15 May 2016 and 15 June 2016
Successful candidates will be contacted via email

For further enquiries, kindly email

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