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Conservation Projects in South India

Program Duration

2-4 Week, 5-8 Week, 9-12 Week


Throughout the year


throughout the year

Intern Types

  • Animal Sciences
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forestry
  • National Park
  • Sustainable Development
  • Tourism
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences


  • English

Cost in US$:

starting at USD 925. Please contact us for details.

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

* Pre-departure Support: ELI's expert staff will be happy to assist you with planning your trip

* Airport Pickup: Participants are met when they arrive at the airport in Chennai and brought to the program accommodation

* In-Country Orientation: Each program starts with a 2-3 day orientation to help participants get their feet on the ground and able to navigate South India

* In-country Staff Support: ELI's India coordinator has years of experience working with Volunteers, Interns, and Study Abroad Students. He is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Public Health
  • Reforestation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Tourism
  • Trail Building
  • Tree Planting
  • Water Projects
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical ELI volunteer. We work with people from all over the world and a variety of backgrounds. ELI has placed volunteers ranging in age from 18-81. Successful volunteers are flexible, upbeat, energetic, and inquisitive.

Age Range

18 and older

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Written Application