INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

Vivekananda Institute of Indian Studies (SVYM) is engaged in building a new civil society in India through its grassroots to policy-level action in Health, Education and Community Development sectors. SVYM is rendering its service to the rural, tribal and marginalized community in Karnataka from the past 3 decades.

http://svym.org/programs/view/Vivekananda_Institute_of_Indian_Studies


DESCRIPTION

Students who are interested in education, health (mental health, health promotion, reproductive health), research and data analysis, and business/entrepreneurship are encouraged to apply! 

For internship descriptions, please refer to this document.

 


LANGUAGES

There is no language requirement. 


ACCOMMODATIONS

TBD


COST

  • University of Utah tuition
  • Academic Fee: $300
  • Housing and Living Expenses
  • Travel 

FUNDING

International interns are eligible to apply for the Hinckley Global Scholarship offered through the Hinckley Institute. Information can be found here. The Hinckley Institute also offers a low-interest loan program found here. In addition to funding through the Hinckley Institute, scholarships are available through the Center for Learning Abroad.


DATES

Internship dates may vary depending upon location but are based around the academic calendar:

  • Fall Semester: September-December
  • Spring Semester: January-April
  • Summer Semester: May-August

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to register for a minimum of 3 HNKLY credit hours and a maximum of 12. International interns are required to submit 4 reflections and 10 weekly updates throughout the semester, as well as write a final policy paper, which is due 4 weeks after the end of the semester.


ORIENTATION

Students are required to attend a pre-departure orientation, which provides cultural and safety training and explanation of academic requirements. Students also meet with the program manager upon returning from the internship.


APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit the Hinckley online application before the deadline and then email Global Internship Manager Jean Oh to set up an interview. During the interview you will receive more information on program specifics.