Global Vision International provides volunteer trips and internship opportunities in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, and the Americas. Founded in 1998, GVI encourages travelers to make impactful contributions even on short stays overseas. This organization places 2,000 participants abroad every year, with more than 20,000 travelers placed to date. Stay for one week or on a long-term internship and jumpstart your career or enhance your education.
If you’re looking to build a career as an economist, consider an International Business internship in Cape Town, South Africa that’s designed to boost your capacity to succeed in a global marketplace. You’ll be partnered with low-resource startups in unique international locations where they are guided through the process of designing and implementing effective strategies in the complex, high-risk environment of a developing economy.
Learn the work ethic of the industrial ecologist on a Community Development and Construction internship in Fiji. Get involved with key initiatives including fresh water management, education enrichment, environmental monitoring and mapping, income generation, and waste management. This program lasts six weeks or more with fees starting at $4,495.
Start your career as a zoologist or wildlife biologist with adventure on the Marine Conservation and Coral Reef internship in the Yucatan, Mexico. Dive in with scuba courses that will place you on coral reefs and let you get up close to mega-fauna like dolphins and sharks. Program fees are $5,395 for this six-week program.