2012 CASI Internship Applications are Open!

Interested in learning more about CASI Summer internships?

Attend a “chai chat” on campus or join us at CASI for an Open House on January 26th. 

Stay tuned for more details!

CASI 2012 Summer Travel Funds Competition 

CASI offers 10 week Sumer Internships with grassroots partner organizations starting on May 28, 2012 and concluding on August 3, 2012. This year CASI offers internships in four focus areas: Rural Development, Education and Gender Issues, International Development Consulting, Rural Health and Environmental Sustainability.

Apply through Penn’s Office of International Programs-International Internship Program (OIP-IIP) (Deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 11:59 p.m. EST). CASI summer interns receive $3000 to cover travel and basic living expenses. 

The Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) offers travel funds to spend the summer in India! We provide students with an opportunity to engage on various issues facing contemporary India through volunteer internships with grassroots NGOs and by supporting independent field research through summer travel funds.

CASI offers Summer Research Travel Funds for Penn students to conduct independent research in India. CASI will accept applications from February 1, 2012, to March 12, 2012 (5:00 p.m. EST). Undergraduate students can apply to receive up to $3000 and graduate students up to $3500.

**Watch our Student Videos on 2011 CASI Summer internships with Chintan and SPS
**Read the student blog to read stories from the field: casipenn.posterous.com
**Attend our CASI Student Programs Open House to learn more about the application process on Thursday, January 26, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 3600 Market St. Suite 560. RSVP: casi@sas.upenn.edu

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About Aparna Wilder

Associate Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach After graduating from Penn, Aparna spent six years living and working in India. She volunteered with Indicorps and started her own production house, global rickshaw, that makes short films in collaboration with NGOs and non-profit organizations. Aparna is a TED India Fellow and holds an MPA from Columbia University.