India is captivating: The hot sultry deserts of Rajasthan, the Taj Mahal and majestic Himalayas in the north, Palm fringed beaches and ancient temples of the south, You'll absorb the warmth of the people, the food and the wonderful hospitality! Yo...
India is captivating: The hot sultry deserts of Rajasthan, the Taj Mahal and majestic Himalayas in the north, Palm fringed beaches and ancient temples of the south, You'll absorb the warmth of the people, the food and the wonderful hospitality!
You can help the community in a wide variety of projects, from Teaching disadvantaged children, to Caring for Special Needs children or Coaching sports to underprivileged (but very enthusiastic) kids. You can also gain valuable work experience on an excellent internship in Medicine, Dentistry or Physiotherapy.
At the end of your Program in India, you'll have gained new skills, more confidence and invaluable personal and professional development - PLUS you would have given much appreciated help to worthwhile projects that need it!
Internship and Work Experience Placements in India includes:
CARE for Children with Learning and Physical Disabilities in Madurai: Work with a large institution that cares and schools approximately 160 children ranging from babies to the age of 45. The children mainly suffer from Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Autism, Epilepsy, Deafness and some of the children are slow learners and dyslexic. You'll help with arts & crafts, hand-eye co-ordination skills, yoga sessions, sewing and embroidery, music and dance classes, and lots, lots more!
INTERNSHIP: Dentistry Work Experience in Madurai: Gain valuable experience at a state-of-the-art dental surgery in Madurai. You'll take care of the patients, work with the dental hygienist and help with counselling. You'll also go out with the mobile unit to provide free dental services to the poverty-stricken segments of the community. Excellent experience and a valuable addition to your Resume!
INTERNSHIP: Medical Work Experience in Madurai: Generally, your day will start with accompanying the doctors on ward rounds. You'll also be able to sit in on doctor-patient consultations. You'll be assigned to a doctor or nurse who will supervise you during each session. You'll have more or less in-depth hands-on experience depending on whether you're studying medicine, are qualified, or not yet started your studies.
INTERNSHIP: Physiotherapy Work Experience in Madurai: Work closely with children of varying disabilities. You'll work as an assistant to the existing physiotherapist, helping her treat the children.The centre is passionate and enthusiastic and the staff are very eager to share their knowledge and time with you.
TEACH Underprivileged Children in Schools: Teach in the delightful temple town of Madurai where you'll assist with teaching English, Sports, Computer Science, Drama, Art, Music, Arts & Crafts, French, German or Maths. You'll assist a teacher for up to a week and once you gain confidence and feel comfortable in the classroom, you'll be able to become involved in lesson planning and take classes on your own.
TEACH DRAMA to Underprivileged Children in Schools in Madurai: Teach drama to children from the ages of 5 to 12, mainly at matriculation schools where English is taught as the main language. The Principals at the schools are very keen for the children to develop their acting skills and you'll have free rein on devising your own lessons. You may even be able to put on a production at the school.
Coach Football or a Variety of Sports to Underprivileged Children in Madurai: The children are a joy to teach as they are incredibly enthusiastic about games. They turn up for training each day eager to learn new skills, have fun and practice their English. Sports you can coach them include cricket, football, tennis, volleyball, badminton, basketball and table tennis. Coaching sports has immeasurable indirect benefits for the children, such as health awareness, increased confidence and social skills. You'll usually coach for 3 to 5 hours at one school only, however there is a possibility that you may coach in two sessions and at two different venues. You'll work in secondary schools and you'll normally help out with all age groups.