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Congratulations on your decision to pursue an international co-op! The process involves two steps and both must be completed by the application deadline indicated below (App Deadline) but not necessarily in this order. You must apply to the position and a mandatory meeting with an international team member is required. This meeting can be scheduled by calling 215-895-2185.
For any questions, please contact the international team at:

Himalayan Hope Charitable Foundation
Kangra, India (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall/Winter,
Restrictions: Drexel undergraduate students enrolled in a co-op program
Dates / Deadlines:

Academic Year below always refers to the start of each academic year. Fall is the first term in an academic year and it always starts in September of every year. Please refer to the start and end date listed below for appropriate application term. If you do not see the date range applicable to you, please contact the International Co-op Team. Click here for more co-op terms details.
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2017 10/20/2017 10/20/2017 TBA TBA
Spring/Summer 2017 10/20/2017 10/20/2017 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Min. GPA Requirement: 2.5 Number of Positions: 2
Eligible Major(s): Business Administration, Business and Engineering, Communication, Elementary Education, English, General Business, International Area Studies, International Business
Program Description:

Himalayan Hope Charitable Foundation

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The Himalayan Home Charitable Foundation, based in Pennsylvania, supports and manages the Gayatri Public School, a not-for-profit English school. The school is a K-10 school focused on providing quality education for children, especially girls, in a remote village of the Himalayan mountain region of northern India. It was established in 2004 by The Himalayan Hope Charitable Foundation. Over the past 12 years the school has continued to grow and now has over 150 students. Currently, the school has approximately 15 teachers and is organized quite similar to other western grade schools.

Job Description and Required Skills

Job Title: Teaching Assistant Co-op

Job Description:

  • Will assist in teaching students at the Gayatri Public School
  • Will be utilizing Khan Academy video lessons for various subjects, the major emphasis will be teaching English and written/verbal communication skills
  • Depending on ability, train teachers as well as students in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Responsible for establishing after-school programs for the students and helping to coordinate school trips to surrounding areas
  • There may be other projects in which teaching assistant could become involved in, depending on interests

Required Job Skills:

  • The candidate must be entrepreneurial, have a self-starting spirit and strong interpersonal skills
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite

Number of Positions: 2

GPA Requirement: Minimum 2.5 GPA

Language Requirements: English

Compensation: Unpaid but see financial award/housing information below

Financial Award: Eligible students will be considered for a financial award from the Steinbright Career Development Center.

Housing: Free, fully furnished, comfortable and safe housing with full amenities (utilities included) located on the school grounds in condo style housing

Visa Requirement:Visa may be required – Steinbright will provide information on acquiring a visa.



Steinbright Career Development Center
International Co-op • 3201 Arch Street Suite 250

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Voice: 215.895.2185 • Fax: 215.895.1473