Government Internship Program or GIP is a component of KABATAAN 2000 under Executive Order (EO) no. 139 s. 1993, and DOLE Administrative Order No. 260-15, which aims to provide opportunities and engage young workers to serve general public in government agencies/entities projects and programs at the national and local level.
The Objectives of the program are: To provide young workers, particularly the poor/indigent and young workers, opportunity to demonstrate their talents and skills in the field of public service with the ultimate objective of attracting the best and the brightest who want to pursue a career in government service, particularly in the fields and disciplines related to labor and employment, and To fast track the implementation and monitoring of DOLE programs and projects related to employment facilitation and social protection, all of which directly contributes to the goal of inclusive growth through massive employment generation and substantial poverty reduction.
o At least High School Graduate or Voc-Tech Graduate;
o Between 18-30 years old;
o No work experience; and
o Individuals up to 35 years old may be accommodated as beneficiaries under exceptional circumstances, specifically in areas that are hardly-hit or stricken by disasters and natural calamities, such as typhoon, earthquake, and the like, including those man-made calamities.
o Transcript of Records for college students or Form 137 for high school graduates, or
o Certificate of Graduation in case of voc-tech graduates; and
o Certificate of Indigence from the Barangay.
o Salary is 75% of the existing minimum wage of the region where the beneficiary will be employed.
o Employment period shall be for a minimum of three (3) to a maximum of (6) months.
o Beneficiaries my be re-admitted for another period of six (6) months upon recommendation of partner institution.
Such recommendation contains:
o performance rating or evaluation of the intern
o needed skills of the intern for enhancement
o intent to hire the GIP as a contractual, temporary or regular employee, subject to the willingness of intern and applicable Civil Service Rules and Regulations.