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Asia Plateau Internship Programme (APIP)
Asia Plateau, Panchgani – 412805, India
About the Programme
The programme will be at Asia Plateau, the Initiatives of Change (formerly MRA) Centre, located on the hills of Panchgani, Maharashtra, 100 km from Pune.
Interns will be taken in three batches in a year:
1 September – 31 December
1 January - 31 March
1 April - 30 June
For each intake, applications should come in at least 6 weeks before the starting date.
This is a hands-on programme with emphasis on learning and growing through voluntary service, leadership and initiative. The program includes:
Apart from Asia Plateau programmes, ‘Grampari’, IofC’s Rural and Ecology Centre, provides opportunities to work with and learn from village leaders and others from rural India. There may be village visits and activities conducted by Grampari.
The pre-requisites for the participants are as follows:
Spoken Hindi/Marathi, and musical, acting and other talents will be an added advantage.
This programme is open to both the genders irrespective of culture, religion or background.
Those meeting the above criteria and keen to join, may fill up the application form attached and email it to Asia Plateau in the email address provided in the form.
Duly filled applications (email or physical) should reach us at the latest six weeks before the starting date of that Internship.
There may be a skype/telephone interview before final selection. Successful candidates will be informed through email.
Cost of travel to Asia Plateau and back, incidental and personal expenditure and any other personal travel is to be borne by the candidates. Selected candidates should also take their health insurance covering their entire stay in India. While boarding and lodging will be free, any contribution is welcome. The Centre may provide a small pocket money in some cases.
Who we are: Initiatives of Change (IofC) is a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting with their own.
Purpose: We work to inspire, equip and connect people to address world needs, starting with themselves, in the areas of trustbuilding, ethical leadership and sustainable living.
Omnia Marzouk, President, IofC International
'Nothing lasting can be built without a desire by people to live differently and exemplify the changes they want to see in society.'