2018 Placements

Please note that the following information is subject to change.

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BARBADOS

Organization Pinelands Creative Workshop (PCW)
Location St. Michael, Barbados
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.pinelandscreativeworkshop.org
Position Description

The intern will assist in the management and implementation of community building projects focusing on Capacity Development, career and business development.

 Please click here for the full job description.

Language English

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CANADA

Organization Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States of America (Fulbright Canada)
Location Ottawa, Canada
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.fulbright.ca/
Position Description

The intern will assist the program officers with execution of key projects relating to our core academic exchange programs, including coordinating the Fall Orientation programming for incoming American Fulbright students and scholars, and for incoming American and Canadian Killam Fellows.

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Language  English

 

CHINA

Organization Jiangsu Education Services for International Exchange (JESIE)
Location Nanjing, China
Number of Placements 2
URL http://www.jesie.orghttp://teachinchina.jesie.org/JESIE.asp
Position Description

The intern's main role is to assist with academic activities as well as basic office work related to English proofreading.

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Language English

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COSTA RICA

Organization Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation (COTERC), Mammal Monitoring Technician
Location Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Number of Placements 1
URL http://coterc.org
Position Description

The intern, working under the direction of the COTERC station manager at the Caño Palma Biological Station, will continue the established comparative transects used in the large mammal monitoring program. The intern will work in coordination with the station manager and research coordinator to maintain the transects and with routine data collection for tracks on these transects. The intern will also assist in the ongoing sea turtle conservation program and other programs where deemed necessary.

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Language English; a sound knowledge of Spanish is important but not required.

 

COSTA RICA

Organization Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation (COTERC), Research Assistant (Marine Turtle Study)
Location Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Number of Placements 1
URL http://coterc.org
Position Description

The intern will work under the guidance of the COTERC manager at Caño Palma Biological Station, and with current program leaders on the north beach with the ongoing sea turtle conservation program. The intern will also assist the large mammal monitoring program and other projects as deemed necessary.

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Language English; a sound knowledge in the Spanish language with good communications skills is useful.

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COSTA RICA

Organization Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation (COTERC), Community Conservation
Location Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Number of Placements 1
URL http://coterc.org
Position Description

The Community Conservation intern will develop, in partnership with station staff and San Francisco village educational committee, conservation education programs to be delivered to local community. The intern will also assist with other ongoing Caño Palma Biological Station (CPBS) monitoring programs.

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Language Fluent English; intermediate Spanish

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EL SALVADOR

Organization Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS), Clean Water Campaign
Location San Salvador, El Salvador
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.cis-elsalvador.org/
Position Description

The intern will support the CIS campaign for clean water advocacy, education, and training on use of filters in communities with scarce economic resources. The intern will also accompany the CIS promoter to communities to carry out workshops and install filters.

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Language English; advanced Spanish

 

EL SALVADOR

Organization Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS), English School
Location San Salvador, El Salvador
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.cis-elsalvador.org/
Position Description

The English School Program Assistant will help with the coordination of the Mélida Anaya Montes Language School with a focus on finding ways to better support volunteers in integrating popular education with English grammar and social justice themes into the adult English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language Basic level of Spanish is preferred, but not required. (Interns with advanced Spanish may have the opportunity to collaborate on institutional projects with Salvadoran staff members.)

 

EL SALVADOR

Organization Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS), Fair Trade Salvadoran Crafts
Location San Salvador, El Salvador
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.cis-elsalvador.org/
Position Description

The Fair Trade Salvadoran Crafts intern will work with our Solidarity Crafts and Salvadoran Enterprises for Women programs to increase marketing capacity, following a fair-trade model.

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Language Conversational level of Spanish strongly preferred

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EL SALVADOR

Organization Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS), Marketing Intern for Language Schools
Location San Salvador, El Salvador
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.cis-elsalvador.org/
Position Description

The Marketing intern for the CIS Language schools will work principally with the Language School Coordinator to create a marketing plan to be executed throughout the year in order to increase Spanish students enrolled in the school, the number of organized groups visiting CIS and the number of volunteers in the English School.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language Fluent English, beginner Spanish an asset.

 

EL SALVADOR

Organization Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS), Salvadoran Enterprises for Women
Location San Salvador, El Salvador
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.cis-elsalvador.org/
Position Description

The intern will accompany CIS support to Salvadoran Enterprises for Women in rural areas with economic depression and low levels of formal education. This will include participating in evaluations with women and writing up a report of the results in both Spanish and English.

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Language English; advanced Spanish

 

EL SALVADOR

Organization Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS), Youth Formation and Scholarship
Location San Salvador, El Salvador
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.cis-elsalvador.org/
Position Description

The intern will be responsible for helping systematize manuals for grassroots educators for workshops with youth between the ages of 14 - 25 years old on various themes such as environment, analysis of Salvador reality, economic alternatives, gender, human rights, etc. The intern will also be responsible for developing and co-facilitating some of the workshops with CIS grassroots organizing team.

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Language Advanced Spanish - written and/or oral skills

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GERMANY

Organization Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
Location Bonn, Germany
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.daad.de; https://www.daad.de/rise/en/
Position Description

The intern will be actively involved in all aspects of the DAAD/RISE program lines (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) for North American, British and Irish students (RISE Germany and RISE Professional) as well as in the RISE Worldwide Program offering internships for German Bachelor students with research groups all over the world.

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Language Basic German language skills

 

GREECE

Organization The Canadian Institute in Greece
Location Athens, Greece
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.cig-icg.gr
Position Description

The intern’s major responsibilities at the Institute will be to assist in the running of the Institute's library (including the accessioning and cataloging of new books), to digitize documents and images in the Archives, and to add content to the Institute’s online resource, Portal to the Past . The intern will also help the Assistant Director in the Institute’s office and hostel as required. In particular, the intern will assist in the organization of the annual Open Meeting in May. Another vital aspect of the intern’s responsibilities will be to represent the Institute, and Canada, within the international archaeological and cultural community in Athens.

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Language Fluency in both official languages is desirable; knowledge of Modern Greek would be a bonus.

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HUNGARY

Organization Terre des hommes
Location Budapest, Hungary
Number of Placements 1
URL  http://www.terredeshommes.hu/
Position Description

The Regional Office of Terre des hommes is looking to hire two interns - a research intern and a communications intern - to produce content for the Child Protection Hub and to promote the Hub in the region.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language Fluent English. Knowledge of Serbo-Croatian-Bosnian, Romanian, Hungarian, Albanian or Bulgarian is an asset, but not mandatory.

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INDIA

Organization Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy (JCCD)
Location Bangalore, India
Number of Placements 2
URL http://www.janaagraha.org/
Position Description Any 2 out of the 4 positions are available as per student interest, eligibility and appropriate match.

  • ASICS
  • Community Outreach
  • IPAB Advocacy
  • Research

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Language Fluent in English (additional fluency in one or more of: Kannada, Hindi, English, and Urdu preferred)

 

ITALY

Organization The Gori Collection of Site-Specific Art
Location Santomato di Pistoia, Italy
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.goricoll.it
Position Description

The intern’s primary responsibility will be to organise and conduct guided visits to the Collection.  When interns are not conducting visits, we may ask help in proof-reading texts, handling visit correspondence and phone calls.  Secondary job responsibilities may typing, filing, and helping with small organizational jobs, as well as assisting artists working/staying at Celle; helping organize events such as exhibitions, performances, concerts, etc.; writing/editorial/graphics projects like producing catalogues, press releases, assisting members of the press. In general interns are essential for the smooth running of the busy visiting season; interested and responsible students may be invited to participate in special projects involving office or archive work.

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Language Fluent English; intermediate Italian

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KENYA

Organization Wikondiek Primary and Secondary School
Location Wikondiek, Kenya
Number of Placements 2
URL None Available
Position Description
  • Assisting teachers in Forms 1 - 4 (equivalent to grade 9 -12) or standard 4-8 (equivalent to grade 4 - 8) schemed subject area of specialty.
  • Helping design a project proposal for a computer training and resource centre as an income generating activity for the school.
  • Training the schoolchildren on a game of interest outdoor or indoor
  • Assisting with the provision of additional coaching/mentoring to students as required
  • Designing creative and supportive extra/ co-curricular initiatives

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Language English; some Swahili is helpful.

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MEXICO

Organization La Salle University, Center for International Education
Location Mexico City, Mexico
Number of Placements 2
URL http://ciel.ulsa.edu.mx/
Position Description Placements are available at any of these 5 organizations as per student interest, eligibility and appropriate match with the organization.

  • El Caracol is a private, not for profit organization assists run away children/ youth and street kids.
  • Christel House of México A.C. is a private elementary and middle school founded in 2004 to help underprivileged children and their families in poor, underprivileged districts of Mexico City.
  • Casa Arturo Mundet Nursing Home For The Elderly.
  • Casa Refugiado is a Civil Association that provides humanitarian assistance to persons seeking refugee status, refugees, and stateless persons.
  • CAFEMIN is a migrant service organization run by Hermanas Josefinas. CAFEMIN is a refugee center and transit shelter for female migrants.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language Fluent Spanish

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NICARAGUA

Organization University of the Autonomous Regions of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua (URACCAN), Bluefields Campus
Location Bluefields, Nicaragua
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.uraccan.edu.ni
Position Description

The main goal of this internship placement is to assist URACCAN Bluefields in strengthening its different English as a second language (ESL) programs. The intern will be expected to work collaboratively with URACCAN language teachers, particularly ESL, promoting the communicative learning of English promoted by URACCAN at different levels.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language Fluent English; conversational Spanish an asset

 

NICARAGUA

Organization University of the Autonomous Regions of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua (URACCAN), Nueva Guinea Campus
Location Nueva Guinea, Nicaragua
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.uraccan.edu.ni
Position Description

The intern will assist the English teachers at URACCAN in continuing to master the English language, focusing on activities to develop abilities on the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Moreover, the intern will also work with students who are majoring in teaching English. When teaching ESL students, the intern will co-plan, co-teach and co-evaluate the teaching-learning process with the English teachers he/she is going to work with. Another activity that the intern can do is to learn or improve his/her Spanish with the assistance of his or her mentor.

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Language Fluent English; beginner Spanish preferred

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RUSSIA

Organization Oxfam GB
Location Moscow, Russia
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.oxfam.ru
Position Description The role of the intern is to assist Oxfam in Russia Office, under the supervision and with sign off of the responsible staff members (Head of Office), with Donor Mapping:

  • Conducting a desk overview of donors funding thematic areas Oxfam in Russia is working on: gender justice, gender-based violence, migrants and refugees, humanitarian and development assistance;
  • Analysing the trends and dynamics in donor funding and support for philanthropy and charity in Russia;
  • Creating a profile of Oxfam in Russia in English and Russian languages to be presented to potential donors;
  • Assist Oxfam in Russia with donor engagement and fundraising for its activities.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English and Russian: Excellent written and spoken language skills

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SOUTH AFRICA

Organization The Nature's Valley Trust - Environmental Education
Location Nature's Valley, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.naturesvalleytrust.co.za
Position Description

The Nature’s Valley Trust runs an award winning Environmental Education program, which has focused programs from pre-school to adult learner levels. We run eco-clubs and birding clubs in several schools, and use 20 custom designed outdoor classrooms to take learning outdoors. Our lessons are curriculum integrated and ensure children in our region get exposed to conservation work that impacts their local communities. We also host schools for environment days like World Oceans Day, Arbor Week, Water Week, etc. and occasionally have schools camping with us for 3-5 day programs. Our weekly schedule for our EE program varies. The intern is expected to be out with the program at least 2-3 days a week, with the office time used for preparing programs, updating resources and helping with our social media pages.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English

 

SOUTH AFRICA

Organization The Nature's Valley Trust - Marine Debris
Location Nature's Valley, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.naturesvalleytrust.co.za
Position Description

Litter on our beaches is a global concern for conservationists. To effectively manage the problem on the ground, we need to understand not only the various sources of the litter on our beaches, but also the user groups that are contributing disproportionately more waste than others. Once this has been accomplished, a well-designed conservation intervention campaign can be implemented to try to reduce the amount of local litter being left on our beaches. This internship involves lots of hours walking on one of the most amazing set of beaches in the world! Three times a week, from 7am-11am and from 2pm to 6pm, the intern will walk on the beach, documenting all litter encountered and all people using the beach. Using this and other existing data, the intern will help develop a campaign targeting beach users, to educate them and attempt to ensure better litter management on the beach.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English

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SOUTH AFRICA

Organization Nkosi's Haven
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.nkosishaven.org/
Position Description

The Marketing Officer will ensure the growth objectives of Nkosi’s Haven village, haven and farm are met through the development and execution of an effective marketing strategy for specific projects undertaken, as well as the village on the whole to prospective funders, and the surrounding community.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English

 

SOUTH AFRICA

Organization Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Number of Placements 2
URL http://www.sci-bono.co.za
Position Description

The Science Communication interns promote awareness and understanding of mathematics, science, technology and engineering. They act as hosts and guides to school learners and other members of the public that visit the Centre. The Science Communication interns assist in developing and running various programmes and activities in the centre or as part of the centre's school support outreach programme.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English

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ST. KITTS & NEVIS

Organization Ministry of Community Development, Gender Affairs and Social Services
Location Basseterre, St. Kitts
Number of Placements 2
URL None available
Position Description The interns would have an opportunity to choose to work in any of the following capacities:
1. Social Worker
2. Probation Officer
3. Diversion Officer
4. Counselor
5. Gender Field Officer
6. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
7. Communications Officer
8. Projects OfficerPlease click here for the full job description.
Language English

 

SWEDEN

Organization International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) - ACE Secretariat
Location Stockholm, Sweden
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.idea.int; http://www.aceproject.org
Position Description

The intern will support the ACE team in their development and maintenance of the ACE Electoral Knowledge Network.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language Fluent written and oral English and French required. Arabic language skills would be an asset.

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TANZANIA

Organization AKTZ Industries Ltd. (Alaska-Tanzania)
Location Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Number of Placements 1
URL http://alaskatanzania.com/
Position Description

Alaska-Tanzania would like to give opportunities to interns who are interested in agribusiness processing and value adding for Tanzania and the East African market.

The company is currently trading sunflower oil and rice with a view of processing its own sunflower oil and rice by 2018. Through York University, Alaska-Tanzania hopes it can work with an intern who would help to develop a business plan for a specified product, analyse the market potential of selected locally produced product and financial projections for the project. Alaska-Tanzania would use the results of the analysis to contribute to its business plan and also use the results to choose how to move forward with the introduction of a sunflower and rice processing plant.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English

 

TURKEY

Organization Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER)
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.kagider.org/
Position Description The intern will work with one of the Program directors according to interest and assist her work during the internship period. KAGIDER runs three main programs:

  • Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program
  • Advocacy Program
  • International Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English

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UGANDA

Organization Children of Hope
Location Lira, Uganda
Number of Placements 2
URL http://childrenofhopeuganda.org
Position Description The intern will work closely with the Executive Director and the rest of the COHU staff to support the war-affected youth of northern Uganda by:

  • Paying partial school fees and providing scholastic materials to 163 children ages 11 to 18 who attend 31 primary and secondary schools in Lira, northern Uganda.
  • Operating Barlonyo Technical and Vocational Institute for 120 youth, the majority of whom were formerly abducted by the LRA. BTVI trains students in carpentry, bricklaying and tailoring. COHU has initiated 8 school Income Generating Activities to make the school self-sustaining. The school IGA’s are a piggery, poultry raising, tilapia fish farming, goat rearing, tree nursery, sale of carpentry and tailoring products and school truck rental. Barlonyo is 45 minutes to the north of Lira, which is 6 hours north of Kampala. There are 26 faculty and staff at BTVI.
  • Operating Barlonyo Early Childhood Development Centre for 155 children ages 2 to 7. There are 4 teachers and 1 support staff at ECDC.
  • Operating 6 Income Generating Activities (IGA’s) to enable the caregivers of the 163 beneficiary children to pay a greater share of school fees. These IGA’s are chicken, pig and goat rearing, oxen ploughing, bee-keeping, orange tree seedling planting, tailoring and paper bead jewelry making.
  • Operating the COHU community Library at the Lira office for the 163 beneficiary children teachers from the 31 schools attended by the children and the whole community.
  • Paying university tuition for 20 Aboke girls, who had been held captive by the LRA for 8 years, and paying partial school fees for their 18 young children, all born in captivity.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English

 

UGANDA

Organization East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) - Advocacy / Research and Program
Location Kampala, Uganda
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.defenddefenders.org/
Position Description

The intern will work as part of the Advocacy/Research and Program teams to contribute to EHAHRDP's overall communications strategy, including work on the organization's public materials (website, printed materials, video and audio). The intern will also assist in other aspects of EHAHRDP's work, such as advocacy and training events.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English; knowledge of French desirable

 

UGANDA

Organization East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) - Technology and Human Rights
Location Kampala, Uganda
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.defenddefenders.org/
Position Description

The intern will work with a team of technologists operating within a sub-regional human rights organisation to support a variety of projects promoting digital security education and support, data analysis, digital threat research, administration of technical infrastructure, web and graphic design, and other projects supporting the use of technology by human rights defenders. They will work under the Technology program Manager and Administrator.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English; additional languages are a bonus: French, Arabic, Amharic, Somali, Swahili, Kirundi/Kinyarwanda.

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UGANDA

Organization The Shanti Uganda Society
Location Kasana, Luweero, Uganda
Number of Placements 3
URL http://www.shantiuganda.org
Position Description The following 3 positions are available:

  • Assistant Program Manager

The Assistant Program Manager will be responsible for assisting the Program Manager in all of their various tasks, including administration, budgeting and monitoring and evaluations. The Assistant PM will be responsible for overseeing the ongoing development and monitoring of the Teen Health Education Program, and the Garden and Nutrition Program.

  • Communications Coordinator

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for creating and engaging with content on a variety of platforms for Shanti Uganda including: social media, newsletters/email marketing, blogs and charity platforms. The Communications Coordinator is the official Shanti photographer and documents the programs and happening of the Birth House and all Shanti projects, events, etc.

  • Research Intern

The Research Intern will be responsible for completing the full process of answering an important research question related to Shanti Uganda’s programming. Topics may include teen pregnancy, teen sexual and reproductive health, barriers to access, client satisfaction with services etc.

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English

 

UNITED KINGDOM

Organization The Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts
Location Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Number of Placements 1
URL http://www.sustainablepractice.org/fringe
Position Description The intern for the Centre for Sustainable Practice in the Arts will work alongside Creative Carbon Scotland to co-host Sustainable Practice programming. In this position, s/he will work independently and as well as a team to identify shows with sustainable themes or practices in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The focus of the work will include outreach, scheduling, assessing productions, and providing communication between the
productions and the organizations. S/he will attend drop-in information sessions and get involved with the community of sustainability artists in sharing ideas and resources. 

Please click here for the full job description.

Language English

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