Generally, an internship consists of an exchange of services for experience between the student and an organization. Students can also use an internship to determine if they have an interest in a particular career, create a network of contacts, or gain school credit.
These Internships are open to high school students, college or university students and post-graduate adults from both India and abroad. The areas of internship include Medicine, science, law, management, business, media and mass communications, technology and advertising. The different types of internships include Work experience positions, including shadowing, research internships as well as virtual internships. These are unpaid voluntary positions lasting 4 weeks or longer.
All the internship programs are co-conceived methodically by the participants under the guidance of their mentor Dr. Dayaprasad G Kulkarni – a medical doctor, public health enabler, entrepreneur, artist and development consultant. There are a host of mentors and faculty in the team.
Global Health delivered locally in War and Poverty, Public Health in Developing Countries, Leadership in Healthcare, Healthcare delivery in Disaster and minimal resource settings, low-cost open source medical technology, Art for Aarogya – Medicine and the Arts, Integrating medicine, anthropology and creative arts to humanise healthcare, Micro-Volunteerism in Healthcare, Nutrition health and bioethics, socio-bio-ethical entrepreneurship, Introduction to Integrative medicine and practice, Democratizing healthcare ( generic drug industry, low cost quality care, medical tourism and health economics), Indigenous food grains, cuisines and impact on disease, Mens Health, Inclusion in Public Health, Health needs of LGBT communities