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Gurukulam - Summer Internship -2023

Experience the Vedic lifestyle and incorporate service as an integral part of life for the betterment of oneself and, in turn, the community you live in.

10-day residential program (Open for All, limited to 40 eligible individuals) For any questions, email: 

  • Schedule:  1st July to 10th July 2022 

  • Location:  JIVA Campus, Shamshabad (In house program and day scholars are not allowed)

  • Tracks: Separate tracks for Youth (entering 9th grade to 19 years old) & Adults 20 years and above.

  • Sponsorship:  $750 per participant (includes $50 non-refundable registration fees)

Salient Points

  1. Experience the Vedic way of living to appreciate the traditional way of learning and living and adopt changes in our respective life.

  2. Learn Scriptures – short-term courses

  3. Volunteer in various projects at Statue of Equality, Divya Saaketham, JIMS (Jeeyar Integrated Medical Sciences), Medical camps.

  4. Understand the medical practices of Ayurvedam, and Homeopathy.

  5. Volunteer hours will be given depending on the activities participated during the internship.


Links to 2022 Gurukulam Experience

2022 Gurukulam Blog | 2022 Gurukulam Video


Length: 10 days from July 1 – 10, 2023

Fees: Application fees $50 non-refundable; upon selection, $700 registration fees is due by the date mentioned in the confirmation email

A number of registrations allowed: Up to 40 individuals are allowed.

Registration selection process:

  1. Apply by March 1st, 2023 with a write-up of your interest in attending the internship.

  2. JET USA Committee will review the write-up in each application and select up to 40 individuals to go on the internship. Confirmations will send out by 2nd week of March 2023.

  3. Intern should complete the registration payment by March 31st.

Age group for registration:

  • Youth: entering 9th grade- 20 years old

  • Adults: Anyone above 20 years old (Parents of interns or anyone above 20 years old)

Cancellation: No cancellations or refunds are allowed after the final enrollment fee is paid due to the availability of the seats.



Travel cost: Interns are responsible for all travel costs, including air and arrival to JIVA (Jeeyar Integrated Vedic Academy). No shuttle service is available.

Passports & Visa: Interns are responsible.

Vaccinations: All travel vaccines are required before the travel as per the airlines, local country, and city-specific guidelines.

Health Insurance: Intern is responsible for their health insurance coverage in India.

Clothes are recommended to pack for all ten days as a laundry service will not be available.

Bugs: The intern is responsible for carrying their own personal supply of bug replants (body cream/spray etc.).

Medication: Personal medication is the intern responsibility. Emergency hospital service is provided at JIVA if needed

Check-in at JIVA: June 30th, 5 to 7 PM

Check-out from JIVA: July 10th 5 to 7 PM

Internship Content & Activities:

2 tracks are available. Each day is different with different activities. Get ready for physical activities and long days. The following is a sample of the intern’s day.  

High-level Program:

AM: Yoga, Key Lessons from Scriptures: Ithiha:sam  & Pura:nam, Temple Tour
PM: Gi:tha Jyothi - Personality Development – Charts and Learn from our A:cha:ya Sathya Sankalpa

Youth Internship:

  • JIMS hospital  (Shadowing Doctors)

  • Netra Vidyalaya at Samshabad

  • Ji:va Gurukulam at Samshabad

  • Go:sala

  • Temple Service  - Divya Sa:ketham, Know & serve your temple, Statue of Equality, Divya De:sams   

Teacher Training for adults:

  • Key Lessons from Scriptures : Ithiha:sam  & Pura:nam

  • Vedic Traditions & Practices – Theory & Practical Sessions

  • Thathva Sastra Classes (Only for Prajna Teachers)

  • Engaging in Temple Services


Separate accommodation is provided at JIVA for boys and girls. Families who are enrolled for the internship (kids and parents together) up to 4 can stay in the same room.

No day scholars allowed.


Satvik food is served 3 meals per day. Food allergies will be considered at our best level. As a precautionary, each intern needs to check with the chef before they intake about their allergy items in the meal.

After the Internship:

Each participant or family group prepare a report for Bhakti Nivedana and a 2-minute video for the JET USA Youtube channel on the takeaways from the program.

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