Center for Civil Society: Summer Research Internship 2009 The Research Internship Program Researching Reality provides a greatly valued and needed learning experience in real-life application of social and economic principles and in teaching college students the skills of research, analysis, writing, and above all critical thinking. Click here to read more and to apply! Internship Period: 15 May to 15 July 2009 Application Deadline: 15 April 2009 In the summer of 2008, 18 interns were selected through a competitive process of written application and interview for the summer internship program. The interns were selected from among 183 applications received from India and abroad. Non Summer Internships also open!
Forest canopies are the least explored terrestrial habitats on earth and, according to estimates, at least forty percent of all known species on earth may exist in the canopy. Forest canopies also provide goods and services to support diverse human communities. Although, many other aspects of forest canopies are yet to be explored, the closed forest canopies are fragmenting and disappearing faster than any other habitat which is of great concern. The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) has two unique projects in the forest canopies of Western Ghats in Kalakad_Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve supported by Dept. of Science and Technology (DST). While ATREE has senior researchers executing this project it also sees this as a unique opportunity to train young studen
Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) for Experiential field based training on Building for Future: Sustainable Homes (Green Building) OBJECTIVES OF THE TRAINING To provide an overview of design and construction facets of green buildings To establish decision-making criteria for the design and construction of green buildings To provide exposure to various alternative building materials and technologies which can be used to construct green buildings The training programme will enable the participants to appreciate the various issues in design and construction of green buildings and will equip them with a design methodology which can then be tak
United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) announces 2009-2010 Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Program (FNELP) fellowships and invites applications from interested mid-level Indian environment professionals in public/private sector or non-governmental organizations. The purpose of the FNELP Program will combine short-term practical training/internship with opportunities for networking with American counterpart organizations. Selected fellows will be placed at US environmental public/private or non-governmental organizations, academic institutions or research centers and environment related government agencies. Selected fellows will come into grant status during the academic year 2009-2010 between August 2009-May 2010. Application deadline for Indian candidates is Feb...
The Youth Collective, a collective focusing on promoting involvement of youth in social change, is looking for young people to carry forward and be part of the 'Commutiny'. Commutiny is a year-long fellowship programme offered by The Youth Collective to support young people strengthen their passion for creating a better world, ignite change within their own selves and lead social change on their own terms. As a Commutiny Fellow, young people will gain platforms to question, understand and explore complex social issues and analyse their effects on human and natural worlds. They will gain opportunities to work closely with other young people who have similar passions and be navigated by leaders in the social sector and other fields. Communtiny Fellows will also avail of a year-lo
Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE’s) Environment Education Unit (EEU) conducts two-day training programmes for teachers, educators, development workers and people interested in environment education. Participants are guided through the different modules of the Gobar Times Green Schools Programme (GTGSP), and trained on how they can implement the programme in their schools with the help of students. The training also includes interactive sessions and film presentations. The training programme would include activities and discussions on following issues: Water conservation, Rain water harvesting, Sanitation, Water recycle/reuse, Air Pollution, Commuting practices, Oxygen balance, Ventilation, Green Area, Biodiversity, Pesticide use, Afforestation, Energy conservation, Clean
The Center for Science & Environment (CSE) is looking for School/College Students who wish to volunteer or do a Summer Internship with its various wings. Those interested or wanting to know more about this should immediately get in touch at the below-mentioned contact info. Seats are limited so apply asap. The student volunteers would get a chance to understand a bit more about environment and contribute further to the very important cause of environment awareness by working with CSE . An honorarium of Rs. 100/- per day would also be given to student volunteers. Contact: Ramachandran at: email@example.com, 98106 41996.
Opportunity for learning and carrying out research for dissertation and detailed project work at grassroots level under guidance from project implementing organisations under Network of Environment NGOs. (Supported by Delhi Greens) 1. The Vigyan Vijay Foundation (Er. Ajit Seshadri) 2. Parkash Environmental Group (Mr. O.P. Singh) 3. Indian Pollution Control Association (Mr. Ashish Jain) Projects covered come under different environmental categories with specific reference to under mentioned concepts and inferences: 1. Solutions for storm-water drainage with rain water harvesting for storage and re-use and also for recharge to ground water at site. 2. Youth volunteers to work on spreading Eco-Water Literacy for conservation and optimize available water supply. 3. Waste water from urba
Swechha - a Delhi based NGO calls for applications from interested people who wish to join people from all over the world to live a myriad of experiences and colours along the banks of the ancient, holy and mystical River Yamuna! Take the Epic Journey of Self Discovery and Adventure and Let the River tell Her StoryThe Yamuna Yatra is a 12-day journey along the banks of the River Yamuna, exploring the ecological, social, cultural, mystical, spiritual and political facets of the river. The Yamuna Yatra is an innovative way of learning, sharing, reflecting, and acting for change besides being an opportunity to soak in the breathtaking beauty of the Majestic Himalayas. The Yatra is also an opportunity for participants to strategize solutions and collaborate and work with individuals from div
The YP Foundation (formerly the Youth Parliament) is a not-for-profit, non political, support and learning organisation committed to developing the uninhibited expression of young people, and working with the aim of sustaining a platform that enables young people to be effective and expressive agents of change. The YP Foundation is currently expanding the work it is doing with film and is looking for people (in Delhi) who would like to volunteer with its Butterfly project. The Butterfly Project - Working with Film The Butterfly Project is a project run by The YP Foundation that provides young people with spaces that explore resources and innovative avenues with literature and film. The project is based on the distinct philosophy of The Butterfly Effect - that sometimes - unexpected chang