Program Details

Global Student Consultants - India (GSC-India) is dedicated to providing quality internship and volunteer experience to students and professionals from around the globe. With faculty and staff in the United States and various points in India, GSC strives
Location:
Dharmsala, India
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Children, Health, Women's Rights
Duration:
1-3 months, 4-6 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
Global Student Consultants (GSC) was founded in 2006 as the founders saw the importance of hands-on experience for personal growth, professional development, and a well-rounded academic career. Volunteering or interning abroad can be a great way to reflect on what is important to a person, professionally and personally. GSC understands that while some have two years to explore, others only have two weeks and strives to bring a meaningful experience to those with all lengths of time. GSC offers a wide variety of internship and volunteer opportunities to interested students and professionals in diverse states and cultures of India and with endless travel opportunities available, the possibilities are endless!

Global Student Consultants - India (GSC-India) is dedicated to providing quality internship and volunteer experience to students and professionals from around the globe. With faculty and staff in the United States and various points in India, GSC strives to provide educational experiences around India that allow interns and volunteers to experience Indian culture from the inside-out while growing academically, professionally, and personally.

Setting Description:
Microfinance Interns will work at a local organic store in Dharmshala. This store was founded by a local entrepreneur and partners with local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to sell locally made organic and natural products. The store is the first of its kind in the Dharamshala area, selling locally made organic foods, cosmetics, pottery and handicrafts with profits directly benefiting local communities. Employment opportunities for women are also stressed. Interns will work within the store and will also carry out community outreach programs in local communities. Hospitality Management Interns will work directly with the head manager of a heritage hotel outside of Dharamshala. This hotel is run by the ITC group and was a former hunting lodge of the Kashmiri royal family. The property was converted into a resort in 1931. Interns will work closely with the managers on a wide variety of tasks involving the maintenance and development of the hotel. Primary Education Interns wi
Cost:
Cost in US$: 850 Cost Includes: Program Fees Include: * Application fee * Deposit * Pre-departure orientation * Travel booking assistance * Internship procurement assistance * On-Site internship supervision * In-country orientation * Lodging and 3 meals/day throughout the program (Note: While traveling meals are NOT included) * All scheduled program activities * Ground transportation in the country * 1-3 Excursions (depending on length of program) * Hindi language instruction (For Dharamsala

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