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Spend your internship in some of the most incredible destinations in the world, while being an integral part of a grassroots charity. This internship is an opportunity to get real hands on experience working with an international development charity in Cambodia, Thailand, Peru and Nepal. Your role will include working alongside our team to develop key strategies, sustain and improve programs and local relationships, as well as getting involved in many other exciting day-to-day activities. Through challenging projects and teaching opportunities you’ll develop crucial transferable skills whilst making a huge impact to local communities across the world.
Listed below are the next 6 start dates for this internship, you can arrive on any Saturday within each month. When you are ready to book you’ll be asked which destination and departure date you’d like to take part in. To sign on to one of the internships you’ll need to pay a $500 deposit, with the remainder spread over monthly instalments.
Cambodia, Thailand, Nepal, and Nepal
Departure dates: January 2018, May 2018, September 2018, January 2019, May 2019
This internship will provide students interested in public health, nutrition, health sciences and other related courses the opportunity to understand and help resolve health issues while working within a local community in a developing country.
From running assessments to developing and delivering health education programs to improve the awareness on various health issues there is a wide range of opportunities for the interns on this program to get involved with.
The interns could be working with local health centres or local schools to understand the key health issues, conduct assessments and help develop programs to improve the health of the children and adults in the local community.
We run health camps and health awareness workshops in the local community, as an intern on this program you will be able to focus and shape the content for these activities based upon your understanding and research into the issues affecting the local community.
As a Health intern you will be working alongside our local projects to support program development both within the local community and our partner schools. You’ll be at the forefront of exciting new projects and using your expertise to help increase our in-country capabilities, whilst at the same time learning vital skills to compliment your studies
You will take a leading role in conducting the needs assessments for our health education programs. This includes a variety of health focused project and other community based initiatives . You will help build the capacity of the in-country team through various possible projects including but not limited to research, program development and delivery and creation of curricula and other materials to support our long term programs.
You will also have the exciting and rewarding opportunity to get involved in activities such as observing within our partner medical facilities, facilitating community based workshops with adults and leading classroom based health promotion sessions with children.
Firstly, a great opportunity to learn about international community development and healthcare capabilities in a developing country. Secondly, living and working overseas will offer a platform for personal development, taking you outside your comfort zone, gaining new skills and helping you grow as an individual.
Finally, as a program intern your work will benefit the local communities we support and you will have the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy and your unique handprint on the program!