Working with us

SLI offers exciting opportunities for students and professionals to work and learn on rural livelihood projects and initiatives. As an unique institution located in the beautiful environment of Auroville, SLI provides the ideal location for learning.

Volunteering– Volunteers are welcome for a short term of 2 -4  weeks for dedicated projects to a longer duration of 6 months / 1 year for more regular activities. Short term volunteers have to take care of their travel, accommodation and food needs while SLI can partly support long term volunteers.

Internship – Internship opportunities are offered to students in any of the domains of studies that are related to sustainable livelihoods. Students may intern with specific SLI team members or Faculty within Auroville during their internship period. Interns are requested to write independently stating their learning expectations, duration and course details to director@tnavsli.in

Institutional – Educational institutions in management, social sciences, development studies, livelihood, rural management, rural development, social entrepreneurship, etc., are welcome to send their students as part of the course to learn at SLI and live in a rural ambience. Individual course facilitators are requested to write to SLI regarding the same to director@tnavsli.in

Volunteer OpportunitiesWinter 2016 (Dec 2016 – Feb 2017): Documentation, Web Communication, Building and managing mailing list, Follow-up programmes (includes field work), Livelihood Studies (includes field work) and Impact studies (includes field work).

Volunteer OpportunitiesSummer 2017 (Apr 2017 – July 2017): Documentation, Web Communication, Organize Summer Events, Follow-up programmes (includes field work), Livelihood Studies (includes field work) and Impact studies (includes field work).

Long term Opportunities – Management System Design & Monitoring, Feedback Systems building and Follow-up Management, Design and conduct Research programmes on Livelihoods, Event Management, Documentation & Communication and Field work management.