Opportunities

Volunteers and Interns

We welcome interns and volunteers with a keen interest in coastal and marine work in both the natural and social sciences. Over the years we have offered internships, summer projects and Masters projects to many students from both the social and natural sciences.

If you are interested in spending some time at Dakshin gaining experience in the field of conservation and development, then email us (info@dakshin.org) the following information along with an attached copy of your CV.

  1. Statement of Interest (100 words max.)
  2. Language skills (specify language and fluency in speaking, reading and writing)
  3. Duration of availability & ability to travel
  4. Preference for field-based or secondary-data research
  5. University / college requirements (if this counts towards credits)
  6. Internship support (from your institution / elsewhere)

If you’re interested in a particular project & have specific research interests, AND would like to speed up your application process, please identify the current Dakshin project that appeals to you and email the above information to the respective Programme Heads, Programme Officers or Project Coordinators along with your CV.

Academic internships, short dissertation and doctoral research projects

We welcome formal internships and host students for academic research projects for their dissertations (Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral) in coastal and marine systems in both the natural and social sciences.

If you are interested in working with Dakshin for your academic project, please identify the area of work that appeals to you and email the above information to the respective Programme Heads, Programme Officers or Project Coordinators along with your CV.