NGOs and Non-Profit

In the world of nonprofit and non-governmental organizations, there’s always meaningful work to be done. If you’re hoping to be a change agent making a difference in the world, let us help you get started. We’re experts at matching you with projects where you’ll make a significant impact as you gain invaluable professional experience. You’ll have the opportunity to create lasting relationships with those in the field and use your experiences in your future endeavors.

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NGOs and Non-Profit internships available in these countries

Intern in Barcelona

Below are a few sample NGOs and Non-Profit placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Intern at a Support Organization for the Under Represented

Couple your interest in children and your education in social work as you improve the lives of others, while working for a NGO in Barcelona. Perform such tasks as helping in leisure and educational activities for kids and youngsters during summer time, creating and participating in educational workshops for the girls of the association, and helping with the daily operation of the organization.

Accounting Intern for an NGO

Use your education in accounting to improve the lives of others. Work for a NGO in Barcelona, and help the association improve its internal organization and its sustainability by developing the organization’s accounting system. Gain exposure to a new culture as you gain the professional skills necessary to advance your career.

Intern at an Educational NGO

Improve your language skills and gain social awareness of prominent issues in a new culture, as you work for a NGO in Barcelona. Develop your counselling and interpersonal skills as you work with others, and learn more about the day to day operation of a NGO.

Intern in Chiang Mai

Below are a few sample NGOs and Non-Profit placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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NGO Support Intern at Local Equal Rights Organization

You’ll have the opportunity to grow as a leader and a steward to the local community. You can expect to analyze the organization’s marketing material, make suggestions for improvements, and create new tools to increase awareness between potential donors and volunteers. In addition, you’ll be involved in the logistics of real projects, suggest new projects, and lead the volunteers team.

Project Intern at Thai NGO for the Elderly

Gain experience with established NGOs that support local Thai people, specifically the elderly through numerous programs. The intern will take part in the different programs as well as help those in the office doing admin work, writing reports, updating the website and more.

Support Staff at Thai NGO

Learn about the projects and inner workings of one or more well-established Thai NGOs supporting the elderly, children’s rights, education, or other noble causes. You’ll put your English ability to good use by contributing to fundraising, report writing, and marketing/outreach, You’ll be an integral part of the office team, while also enjoying some time in the field at project sites to gain extra insights into the causes and outcomes.

Intern in Ecuador

Below are a few sample NGOs and Non-Profit placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Intern for Children's Health NGO

You’ll assist the organization by leading a weekly healthy living class for children. The class begins with a topic about preventative health, such as good hand washing skills, oral hygiene, etc. Then the children are introduced to a healthy recipe that they prepare and eat together.

Intern for Job Skills Training NGO

Help local Ecuadorians foster professional skills and aid in their business development. You’ll work with a nonprofit that partners with our organization to offer no cost entrepreneurship and job skill training to local community members. Make a lasting impact in an incredible country.

Intern for Educationally Focused NGO

You’ll work within an Ecuadorian NGO educating local communities. You’ll aid in efforts to provide proper nutrition, health initiatives, and general outreach. The program directs its efforts towards communities in need, including communities with inadequate access to basic educational, medical, and livelihood resources.

Intern in Hawai'i

Below are a few sample NGOs and Non-Profit placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Support and Education Intern at Homeless Outreach Organization

Work with an organization focused on helping homeless families and at risk youth. This organization has a variety of services for them, including education programs, family counseling, and ‘first contact’ outreach. You can play a variety of roles, depending on your interests, all of which are important for running the organization and helping these families. Expect to work with homeless families and at risk youth on a daily basis.

Intern in London

Below are a few sample NGOs and Non-Profit placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Public Relations Intern for Literacy Charity

Combine your study of public relations with a desire to help others by working in London at a well-respected literacy NGO. You’ll manage events and source prize donations to support fundraising activities and grassroots marketing of participation events.

Event Planning Intern for Children's Charity Organization

Experience a new side of NGOs in the international city of London. Your work will focus on event planning and fundraising, with the purpose of bringing in new donors and patrons. You’ll work with an array of teams and departments to ensure events are well attended and well executed.

Psychology Intern for Cystic Fibrosis Charity Organization

You’ll work in the field of psychology for a NGO focused on cystic fibrosis awareness. You’ll provide support to a helpline team by answering calls, completing administrative tasks, and offering confidential advice on a wide range of topics.

Intern in Rome

Below are a few sample NGOs and Non-Profit placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Intern at Women's Rights NGO

Work at an amazing NGO focused on women’s rights. Housed in a very large building, there is a store front selling handmade crafts by local women, a book and coffee store, plus event space where you’ll help organize performances and exhibitions by the community, to promote equality and raise money. In addition, you can assist the president in her daily duties, attend meetings, and more.

Intern for NGO Working to Eradicate Poverty

Work with a non-profit whose mission is to eradicate poverty by supporting economic institutions in their social solidarity, and building a network of philanthropists with similar values. Your role will be to do a bit of everything, including PR, creating promotional materials, conducting research, coordinating events, taking photos, and other tasks as needed.

Intern at an Italian NGO

This organization produces and distributes soap to parts of the world at high risk of life-threatening illness due to poor sanitary conditions and inadequate hygiene practices. You can expect to contribute through a variety of different positions, such as a grant researcher, social media assistant to raise awareness, and partnership ambassador to help grow the organization.

Fundraising Intern at Local NGO

Global Soap Europe is an NGO whose mission is to bring life-giving soap to those in need. We receive donations of partially-used soap from hotels that would otherwise be discarded, and facilitate a process by which it is repurposed into brand-new bars. Perform online research to identify donor organizations, online giving mechanisms, crowdfunding platforms, and other funding sources, in order to develop a targeted fundraising plan.

Intern in South Africa

Below are a few sample NGOs and Non-Profit placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Support Intern at Women and Children's Home

Work with children and young adults that have been removed from their homes for their own safety. This organization focuses on getting women and children back on their feet and successful in the world. You’ll work directly with the women and children, as well as help with the general day to day of running this NGO.

Intern for Human Rights NGO

Since the end of apartheid in 1994, the world has praised South Africa for its peaceful transition to democracy. Local human rights NGOs are largely to thank for this peaceful transition, and for the continuity of focus on the importance of human rights. Use your education to continue this work and gain valuable professional skills along the way.

Intern for Refugee Center

Interested in refugee outreach? South Africa is now home to one of the highest populations of refugee and asylum seekers in the world. You’ll gain invaluable training and exposure to the daily circumstances faced by refugee populations. Use your education to help refugees acclimate, navigate, and find success in a new place.

Intern in Vietnam

Below are a few sample NGOs and Non-Profit placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Administrative Intern at a Development Non-Profit

Work for an international knowledge and capacity-building organization which implements results-oriented social and economic development programming on a non-profit basis, focusing in education, public health and corporate social responsibility. Interns in this role can expect to assist project teams in researching, preparing documents for trainings and workshops, and conduct logistics for projects and travel.

Support Intern at a Educational Farm

Gain valuable experience contributing to the organization’s mission of creating educational opportunities for green-thinking in children and young people. An intern in this placement can expect to assist with daily activities of the farm including organizing events and activities for groups of children. Responsibilities may include taking care of crops and livestock, as well as contributing ideas to the agritourism set-up.

Support Intern for Vulnerable Women & Children

This NGO is focused on improving the lives of Vietnamese women and children affected by violence and discrimination. Interns will get involved with fundraising, project implementation, capacity building activities, and gain a deeper understanding of NGOs in Vietnam in general and the country’s social work practice in particular.