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Sustainable Hospitality & Tourism

Intern with an organization dedicated to promoting sustainable hospitality and tourism practices.

Tourism is a growing industry in India, offering many opportunities for exploration and discovery. This organization is dedicated to supporting tourism across India, focusing on showcasing its diverse cultural heritage and history, breathtaking nature, and local communities. Their mission is to present India as a premier tourist destination by leveraging skilled tour guides and highlighting the richness of its cultural and natural heritage as integral assets for tourism development. Through sustainable and collaborative efforts with local communities and stakeholders, interns will play a vital role in enhancing visitor experiences throughout India and showcasing India's rich cultural and natural heritage as key attractions for visitors from around the world. 

Depending on the Intern’s skill set and interest, the Intern will be assigned to one or more of the following projects associated with the hospitality and tourism in India:

  • Tourism Strategy Development & Advocacy
  • Hospitality Training & Capacity Building Programs
  • Tourist Experience Improvement Initiatives
  • Community-Based Tourism Development Projects
  • Tour Guide Education & Training 


The Ideal Candidate

Isla seeks interns who share a commitment to fostering sustainable tourism practices and enhancing hospitality services, contributing to the economic development and cultural preservation of India.

This internship provides a wonderful opportunity to earn academic credit to meet practicum, research, or capstone project requirements towards your degree. Or if you choose to intern abroad simply to gain international work experience in this unique global community, that is more than doable, too!


Skills & Abilities

  • University undergraduate and graduate students, and young professionals working on a degree (or who have graduated in fields) in hospitality management, tourism studies, travel management, environmental science, ecology, sustainability studies, English, creative writing, or other-related fields.
  • Willingness to take initiative and work under minimal guidance in both office and field settings. 
  • Motivated and committed to work effectively as part of an inter-cultural team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and willingness to learn. 
  • Be flexible and work to understand diverse cultures, history, and relative current events.


All Isla internships are customized to your particular academic interests and skill set. Please note, if you are a university undergrad or grad student, it is your responsibility to check with your institution and with Isla Internships Abroad to be sure that your internship Scope of Work is designed to meet all requirements for your particular academic needs. 

The Isla Team is available to guide you through the process even before you accept your Isla internship position. Most of the work in developing your placement is conducted way before your arrival in-country!

Apply here. Contact The Isla Team for more information at! Live Learn Intern