Internship Opportunities

The Center for India Studies Internship program is designed for undergraduate students to get a hands-on or first hand feel for Indian issues in their larger community or in institutions devoted to Indian studies This serves as a reality complement-a practicum-to classroom learning about India, its cultures, its peoples. Students register for (3-6 credits) and must discuss their proposed internship beforehand with the Director (e-mail: for permission and/or suggestions.  The Internship should actively combine work, service or assistantship with learning. The intern writes a brief (6-8 pages) report on their experience, which is used for evaluation and grading at the end of the semester.

Federal Work-Study Opportunities

The Center for India Studies has opportunities available for both Undergraduate and Graduate students with Federal Work Study Grants. We hire students to perform a variety of duties associated with Indian events and campus/community outreach. Some of these duties range from helping organize events, art shows, lectures, etc., to computer related work and various other office requirements of the department. Hours are flexible and the atmosphere is pleasant. If you would like to join the Center want more information on available positions, please contact our office at (631) 632-9742 or email us You are welcome to stop by our offices (Meville Library - Room E350) or visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services  (180 Administration Building) for additional information. 

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Spring 2013

Lecture Series
Lecture by Dr. Aparna Pande
Explaining Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Escaping India
Research Fellow, Hudson Institute
Charles B. Wang Center, Lecture Hall 1
Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 4 p.m.

Lecture is free and open to the public



Alumni Student News:
Mohit Verma Wins Worldwide Investing Contest


 Learn Indian Languages in India:

AIIS Summer 2013 and Academic Year 2013-2014

 Language Programs


 Executive Committee Member,  Dr. Krishna R.S. Gujavarty, gifts $100,000 to establish the
“Dr. Gujavarty Family Seminar Fund in India Studies"


A Look Ahead - Spring 2013 Courses:
Krishna in Indian Art, Culture and Thought
South Asian Literature in English:
Literary Voices from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
Fall 2012
Lecture Series
Lecture by Dr. Sukrita Paul Kumar
Delhi University
Conserving India’s Cultural Diversity:
Vibrant Tradition vs. Forces of Homogenization
Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 4 p.m.
1006 Humanities Building, Stony Brook University
The Lecture is free and open to the public.

Queens College, Year of India Event
Roundtable: Society and Politics
Wednesday,  October 3rd, 2012
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm, Campbell Dome, Queens College
For more information visit here:

An Interactive Conversation on Kannada Culture
Don't miss this unique opportunity to meet with leading lights in Kannada literature, theatre, television, and the press.
Saturday, September 8th, 2012
Admission Free, Donations Requested

Lecture Hall 201, Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University


   Challenge Exam





  phd program   masters public policy   masters political science   ba degree

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