IISAC’s Experiential Learning Program Abroad

IISAC has created various experiential learning programs for US students in India. They are all designed to orient students for future jobs through practical training. They include internships, research projects, volunteering, service-learning and short term work. Through experiential learning, students can make meaning from direct experience that will transform them while acquiring life long skills. In addition to career development, students will also experience another culture to a new level while engaging in some form of experiential learning. IISAC has the following internships available for US college students. They range from 3 weeks to 3 months in various locations of South India.

Research Internships

  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Environment Biotechnology
  • Public Health
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Tropical Ecology
  • Phytomedicine
  • Organic Farming
  • Sustainable Development
  • Plant Taxonomy
  • Molecular Taxonomy

Volunteer work with NGOs

    Students can work with local NGOs on community development projects. They include:

  • International Education
  • Street Children
  • Women Empowerment
  • Sex Worker’s Health Issues
  • HIV

Teaching Abroad

IISAC has created various teaching opportunities for American students to teach English in India from one month to a year. This form of short term work can be arranged in primary, secondary schools and colleges.


IISAC has arranged various service-learning opportunities with charity, church and community organizations to help the needy, handicapped, people with special needs, tribal communities and other under privileged communities.