India is growing as a popular tourist destination and additionally is increasing in popularity as a host location to study abroad. There are various short term and long term study options available for 2021 (post COVID). This article will discuss some of the short term options that are available for all Australian students from a…

The job hunting scene in India is on another level compared to Australia. According to Gulf News, 426 million Indians were looking for work in 2018. Compared to that of Australia, where there are 183,900 available positions and 666,700 unemployed Australians (according to Australian Unemployed Workers Union). But do not let that deter you from…

In this post, we talk to Natalie and learn first hand about the IndoGenius Programme. Established in 2009, the program targets university students in the US, UK, and Australia, and provides experiences in India with leading organizations, startups, and Indian universities. In addition, participants are also given access to experience the rich culture of India…

  India has always been on my bucket list to go to. I have not had any opportunities to go to India until I saw IndoGenius’ program, ‘Reimagining India’. IndoGenius is a group based in India that do study tours around India. Hosting students from America, UK and Australia, IndoGenius’ mission is to ‘increase the…

Public action. Performers (from left to right) Kiran Joan, Keerthana Chandragiri and Hannah Raisin. Hannah Raisin is a video and performance artist from Melbourne, Australia, whose playful and subversive work focuses on the female body and its representation. In 2016, she was an artist in residence at 1Shanthiroad studios in Bengaluru for two months, where she…

1) John, what is the AII Victoria India Internship Program you completed and what sparked your interest to apply? The Australia India Institute (AII) offers internships at organisations in several cities throughout India as well as positions at Indian companies based in Victoria. There are positions at organisations in a wide range of fields including…

  To make sure that your arrival in India is as smooth as it can possibly be, Asia Options has compiled you a guide on how to find accommodation in India. Securing the right lodgings in India is notoriously tricky, but if you go in armed with the right information, it doesn’t need to be a…

The Australia India Institute’s (AII) Victoria India Internship Program is your chance to intern at an Indian company operating in India or in Victoria. It’s an excellent opportunity to gain important professional skills in your area of interest and benefit from invaluable international experience, helping you learn more about the Indian market, business culture in…

  There are so many places to study, work and live in India that sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. The beauty of India is its diversity and the fact that each city you go to will have something new and different to offer. Whether it’s your first time to India or you…

  Haydn Wilkins has a pretty impressive and diverse resume of Indian experiences. Experiences that he believes have taken him a long way in the early stages of his professional life. Asia Options’ new India Correspondent, Felix Pal, recently caught up with him to go through his Indian resume and see where it has led him.…

Imagine doing an internship in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with Kings XI Punjab – the biggest and most exciting twenty20 cricket league in the world. Well, Andrew Dimopoulas and six La Trobe University students did just that. Asia Options caught up with Andrew to hear about how he organised it, how much fun he had…

  When you think about working as an intern with the United Nations (UN), you may first picture the grandeur and glamour of Geneva or New York City, but my internship in a New Delhi regional office was a unique and highly rewarding experience. As the UN increasingly de-centralises, more and more internships are being…

  The Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) in New Delhi, a well-regarded independent think tank on security and foreign policy in South Asia, has an Interns & Visiting Fellows program for budding postgraduate students. The program focuses on developing your research, policy analysis and writing for publication skills. IPCS accepts applications throughout the year…

  The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) India Internship Programme is offered each year to Indian and foreign students to gain experience working on important development programs across India. The UNDP India is a leading organisation in its field and the internship program is highly sought after and valued.   The United Nations Development Program…