My Soon-to-be Journey to India: An Arghyam Internship

Life has been bustling as I prepare for an internship in India. This year, I was accepted for an internship with Arghyam – an NGO that works on water and sanitation projects across India – in Bangalore. This internship is part of my master’s studies at Oregon State University (my major is Water Resources Policy and Management and my minor is Women Studies). It will last from September 1st until December 31st.

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My internship with Arghyam will focus mainly on gender and water issues in South India. Such issues are important to understand to ensure all people have fair access to and participation in the management of water and sanitation resources. Through my adventures, I will continue to post on Water for the Ages (both on my internship and other international water issues). Stay tuned for more information to follow. There will be photos, videos, and more.

If you are interested in an international water internship in India, Arghyam has other internship opportunities available. Be sure and check out their impressive India Water Portal for details on these positions.

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Comments

  1. This is awesome. Hopefully, you can blog while you are there??

    • Hi, Robert. Hope you are well. Yes, I will blog while in India. And, if everything goes as planned, I will have flickr and YouTube sites to take photos and videos of my journey. I am very thankful for this opportunity. It will be amazing!

  2. idhubariolu says:

    Gender & Water Issues – did not know there were people in Bangalore working in this space. Welcome to the city, and good luck.

  3. Very articulate message, Abigail. Hope you are well.

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