Internship/ traineeship opportunities at ATREE

ATREE provides internship opportunities to interested individuals, depending on their skills and interests. The ATREE approach is interdisciplinary and therefore accommodates a diversity of interests, knowledge and talent. Various options of fieldwork and project work are available. The Academy for Conservation and Sustainability Studies helps match intern interests with requirements on current ATREE projects. Forest field research is discouraged if interns do not possess a permit.

Coordinator: Madhavi Latha
email: internship(at)atree(dot)org

Application form


  • Academic background
    Undergraduate, graduate or post graduate students with interest in areas such as sustainable development, community forestry, agronomy, ecology, biology, environmental education, rural development, conservation, ecological economics , environmental sociology, etc.
  • Skills and experience
    Flexibility and willingness to work are key requirements for this internship. ATREE is involved in various projects and programmes in research, in the fields listed below; as well as in outreach and education initiatives. Interns are expected to have good organizational skills, writing and communication skills, computer skills, field experience relating to intern's academic interests (e.g. scientific research, GIS, education) and ability to work independently.
  • Language requirements
    The candidate should be able to speak, read and write English


  • Resume
  • Application
  • Letter of purpose
  • Reference letter

ATREE’s areas of work

Research in the areas of:

Also see the exciting opportunities provided by work in ATREE’s Ecoinformatics Lab, Conservation Ecology and Genetics Lab, Taxonomy Lab and Water and Soil Quality Lab.


Includes citizen science, awareness campaigns and projects, events. Also communication campaigns for awareness and outreach, web content development, design etc.


Aimed at a diverse set of beneficiaries-school students to graduates, post graduates, mid-level professionals in the areas of environment and development, government employees, policy makers, educators, lay audiences.

Additional Information

Internship Costs



For all necessary information Please mail to: internship(at)atree(dot)org

Other information:

Useful information for foreign interns...

Also explore internship opportunities with:

  1. Agasthyamalai Community-based Conservation Centre. Read more about past internships here
  2. Adjunct faculty, Sunita Rao, based in the Malnad region of the Western Ghats areas at Vanastree: The Malnad Home Garden and Seed Collective, Sirsi, India.