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Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

The opportunities listed below are in no particular order. If you are interested in an internship where you can use a language other than English, please use your browser's search tool to search this page for that language (French, Spanish, etc.). Most of these opportunities are unpaid. If you are seeking a paid internship, please search using 'paid'.


Internship in Spain

• Various descriptions: https://www.internshipinspain.com/internship-prerequisites/


U.S. Embassy in Paris or London

Description: For more information, Please visit: http://www.gooverseas.com/blog/10-paid-internships-abroad-in-summer


Compensation:
$5000 stipend to each intern each summer
Time Frame:
Location: Paris or London


IES Abroad Internships

Description: For more information please visit: http://www.iesabroad.org/study-abroad/internships?gclid=CObB5ofjmMECFRJp7Aod2CcAyw
Compensation: Unpaid
Time Frame:
part-time or full-time
Location: Various


Program Leadership Internship with Tandana Foundation

Description: For more information, please see: http://www.tandanafoundation.org/employment_1.html?gclid=CL_z_uS_pMgCFQ4WHwodmPsCFA

Qualifications:
•Fluent Spanish
• Japanese language is not required for the ALT position.
•Experience working with North Americans and Latin Americans.
•Ability to work cooperatively with a diverse array of people, to solve problems creatively, and to promote a positive experience for all involved.
•Self-motivation, responsibility, and ability to work independently
•Minimum age of 22
•First Aid and CPR certification

Compensation:
Unknown
Time Frame: Committment is 85 days
Location: Ecuador
Next Dates: January 15, 2016-November 15, 2016


Japan Internships

Description

For more information, please vist: http://www.japansociety.org/content.cfm/internship_opportunities
or http://www.gooverseas.com/internships-abroad/japan

Location: Japan


ASL Internships

Description

For more information, please visit:
http://aslservices.com/asl-services-internship-program/

Application Deadline: July 1 for September start date

http://www.asd-1817.org/page.cfm?p=396

http://deafcampsinc.wordpress.com/interpreter-intern-program/

Application Deadline: May 01, 2016

Locations:
variable


Teen Program Intern-Girls INC.

Description:

About the Girls Inc. of Worcester:

Girls Inc. of Worcester, located at 125 Providence St. in Worcester, MA, works to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold by offering quality research-based programs in a safe environment, providing opportunities for girls to take healthy risks, and helping girls to build leadership skills and master physical; intellectual; social and emotional challenges. All internships offered through Girls Inc. of Worcester are unpaid and run on a seasonal basis (Fall: September-December, Spring: January- April, and Summer: May- August).

Position Description:

The Teen Progran Intern will use personal expertise and talents to enhance the current teen program offerings. Girls Inc. of Worcester's extensive teen programming includes: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) curriculum, confidence building exercises, Anti-bullying educaion, expressive arts performance, and much more. The Teen Program Intern will work closely with the Program Director to bring these initiatives to life for the girls and further develop the present array.

Qualifications:
• Must have an interest in and affinity for working with teen girls
• Must be a positive, hardworking, team player
• Must help facilitate programs in a way that respects girls and encourages them to take healthy risks and try new things.
• Must successfully complete a CORI background check
Resulting skills and experience gained:
• The opportunity to use personal skills to help individuals and the community
• Experience in quality, research-based, gender specific programming
Compensation: Unpaid
Time Frame: Mostly after school hours, approximately from 2 pm to 6 pm and daytime hours for prep time and on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with some variance from program to program. Flexible hours are available.
Location:Worcester
Application Deadline: If interested, contact us at info@girlsincworcester.org


After School Intern-Girls INC.

Description:

About Girls Inc. of Worcester:
Girls Inc. of Worcester, located at 125 Providence St. in Worcester, MA, works to inspire all girls to be
strong, smart, and bold by offering quality research-based programs in a safe environment, providing
opportunities for girls to take healthy risks, and helping girls to build leadership skills and master physical;
intellectual; social and emotional challenges. All internships offered through Girls Inc. of Worcester are
unpaid and run on a seasonal basis (Fall: September-December, Spring: January-April, and Summer: May-
August).
Position Description:
The After School Intern will work directly with the girls, providing critical assistance to the program staff in
the after school program. Girls Inc. of Worcester’s current programs include: Homework Help, Computer
Lab, Health and Fitness, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), and Art.

Qualifications:

• College and/or work experience in any of the following fields: human services, education, health
sciences, and/or psychology
• Experience and sensitivity to working with people from diverse backgrounds
• Personal commitment to empowering and inspiring youth
• Strong communications skills
• Must successfully complete a CORI background check
• Team building skills are a plus

Compensation: Unpaid Internship
Time Frame:3-8 hours/week for 1 semester.
Location: 125 Providence Street, Worcester, MA
Application Deadline:   If interested, contact us at info@girlsincworcester.org


The Tandana Foundation: ESL Teaching Internship

Description: For more information and application process, please visit: http://www.tandanafoundation.org/employment_1.html?gclid=CMrjn7XamMECFeVaMgodKmcACg
Qualifications:
• Conversational Spanish
• Experience working with North Americans
• Ability to work cooperatively with a diverse array of people, to solve problems creatively, and to promote a positive experience for all involved
• Self-motivation, responsibility, and an ability to work independently
• Demonstrated interest in elementary education or ESL
• Minimum age is 19, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian
Compensation: The intern must pay his or her own travel and living expenses
Time Frame: Minimum time committment is 85 days
Location: Mountain villages in the Otavalo canton of Ecuador
Application Deadline: various depending on Internship


Latin American Association Internship Program

Description: For more information, please visit: http://thelaa.org/get-involved/internship-at-the-laa/
Qualifications:
• Strong writing and organizational skills
• High attention to detail
• Creativity
• Ability to meet deadlines and produce results
• Some level of English/Spanish skills
• Ability to work at least 20 hours per week
• Biligual English/Spanish preferred
• Flexible Schedule preferred
• Experience in PR positions preferred
Compensation: Unpaid
Time Frame: At least 20 hours per week
Location: Metro- Atlanta
Application Deadline: Applications for all of our internship positions will be accepted on a rolling basis. Check website for priority consideration deadlines.


Intern in Germany Program

Description
For more information, please visit: http://culturalvistas.eu/igp/?gclid=CjwKEAiAgeW2BRDDtKaTne77ghgSJACq2U4bAxHj6UWyIgN3kagai-qswoa6mePrk0xlTvRUnMk8exoCB77w_wcB
Qualifications:
• Have prior German language knowledge
• Be enrolled in a degree program
• Have completed at least 4 semesters
Compensation:
Time  Frame:
variable
Location:
Germany


French American Center Internship

Description: For more information, please visit: http://www.frenchamericancenter.com/english/internship.asp
Compensation: Accommodations [$400-$600/month], meals[$300-$400/month], medical insurance [$60-$70/month], and pocket money [$200-$300/month] are the responsibility of the intern
Time Frame:
4, 8, or 12 weeks
Location: South of France


Massachusetts Treasury Internship Program

Description: For more information, please see http://www.mass.gov/treasury/about/employment-and-internships/internships.html

Qualifications:

Compensation:Unpaid
Time Frame: February to May
Location:
Application Deadline: August 1st for Fall Internship


U.S. Department of State Internships


Description: For more information and deadlines, please visit  :http://careers.state.gov/intern/which-program-is-right-for-you


Internships in France

Description: For more information and deadlines, please visit: http://www.workandvolunteer.com/internships-in-france?gclid=CjwKEAiA58a1BRDw6Jan_PLapw8SJABJz-ZWSR2DXk80y25GCwwJ0g-PVe_BCdU7h2Y5gtKHGoHSkxoCMovw_wcB

Compensation: unpaid
Time Frame: variable
Location: France


Internships Abroad with Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD)

Description:
As an FSD intern, you will gain invaluable exprience by working directly on grassroots initiatives in your area of interest. As you work wih FSD's in-country staff, you will receive on-site training and real-world skill building. Our rigorous International Internship program allows you to live with a host family and gain highly transferable skills in project design and management, participatory leadership, community assessments, budgeting/financial managment, and cross-cultural communications

Qualifications: No specific qualifications
Compensation: unpaid
Time Frame: academic year or summer
Location: various
Application Deadline: For Flexible start dates and deadlines, see: http://www.fsdinternational.org/apply/startdates


Massachusetts Export Center

Description: For more information please see:http://www.mass.gov/export/internship/
Qualifications:
• Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills
• Strong analytical and time management skills
• Attention to detail and organizational skills
• Ability to work both independently and in a team-based environment
• High degree of reliability and dependability
• Interest in international business
Compensation: unpaid
Time Frame:16 hours/week
Location:Boston, Holyoke, or Worcester
Application Deadline:See website for details


U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program

For More Information, please see: http://careers.state.gov/intern/student-internships OR http://careers.state.gov/intern/other-programs

Compensation: unpaid

Location: Internships are available at many of the over 265 U.S. embassies, consulates and missions to international organizations around the world, as well as at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and other locations throughout the U.S.


Intern Boston

Description: For more information, please see: http://internboston.com
Compensation: various
Time Frame: Various
Location:various


Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce

Description: For more information please visit:  http://www.malcc.com/internship
Compensation: Unpaid
Time Frame: Year- Round; full or part-time
Location: various Massachusetts offices
Application Deadline:  Internships are offered year -round. To apply, please see: http://www.malcc.com/internship/


Institute for Central American Development Studies- Summer Internship and Cultural Training Program

Description
This summer program is best for those who are intersted in a field experience in Costa Rica or Nicaragua, but not necessarily a structured academic program

Qualifications:
No two internships are alike,but all require intern's individual initiative and creativity for carrying out appropriate tasks.

Compensation: Unpaid
Time Frame: 20-30 hours per week
Location:Costa Rica or Nicaragua
Application Deadline: Check website for application deadlines: http://www.icads.org/summer_program.php


French American Chamber of Commerce, New England Chapter

Description:
Plese visit their website for various opportunities: http://www.faccne.org/employment/jobinternship-openings/


China Internship Program-Get Work Experience Abroad!

Description:

CRCC Asia is seeking ambitious, talented and hardworking students and graduates for its China Internship Program. Chinese language skills are not necessary, fluent English is the only language requirement.
Our program has been featured in numerous high profile media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek and the BBC. Click here to read more: http://www.crccasia.com./about-us/media-coverage/
This is an incredible opportunity to gain excellent professional experience and transferable skills in one of the worlds most important and fastest-growing economies. You will be working in a company in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, or Sanya where you will be required to work independently and in international teams. Our internships last 1, 2, or 3 months, starting every month all year round.
There are many sectors available including (but not limited to) Business Development, Finance, Marketing, Advertising, Legal, PR, Pharmaceutical, NGOs, Sustainable Energy and Engineering.
Typical tasks include: conducting research, writing reports, giving presentations, working in teams on strategy, accompanying colleagues on client meetings and business administration.
Our China Internship Program is highly regarded by employers and is certain to make a positive impact on your Resume. Many of our previous interns are now working in top international firms.

CRCC Asia offers other programs including: Intensive Mandarin courses, Hospitality Internships on the tropical resort of Sanya, and a China travel program, all of which can be done in conjunction with or in lieu of our Internship Program. More information can be found on our website, www.crccasia.com

All CRCC Asia Programs provide a full package of support, activities and networks from the moment you join the program until well after your return from China. Due to Republic of China visa regulations internships are unpaid. International internship experience in China can only be possible through an unpaid internship, however we ensure that every aspect of your trip to China from your internship to our regular social and cultural activities is managed in a friendly and professional manner.

Our Comprehensive China Internship Program Includes:
• Guaranteed internship in a sector of your choice
• Visa processing for China
•Airport pickup
• Accommodation for duration of internship
• Welcome banquet
• Welcome pack
• SIM card and city guide
• Introduction course and cultural training
• Weekly Beginner Mandarin lessons
• Social and networking events
• English speaking supervisor
• Full support and guidance from our Beijing/Shanghai/Shenzhen/or Sanya office

How To Apply:
Apply online at http://www.crccasia.com/apply/

Qualifications:

•All applicants must have completed or be currently enrolled in a degree program.
• We are also looking for you to exhibit a strong academic record, and an interest in foreign travel and culture.
• Fluent English is essential; if you speak some Chinese and would like to practice your language skills we can find you a company where this is possible.

Compensation: Unpaid
Time Frame: Our Internships last 1, 2, or 3 months. 
Location:  Beijing/Shanghai/Sanya/Shenzhen


Study Abroad in China

Description: For more information, please visit: http://cetacademicprograms.com/programs/china/


Teaching Assistant Program in France

Description:
for more information, please visit: http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/teach-in-france
Application deadline: October 2016 for 2017-2018 school year


Embassy of the United States -Paris, France

Description:

For more information, please visit: http://france.usembassy.gov/usinterns.html


Internships in Spain, Italy, France, China, and more

For more information and deadlines to apply, please visit: http://www.globalexperiences.com/ OR http://www.studyabroad.com/ OR http://www.gooverseas.com/study-abroad/summer


Bilingual Volunteer Opportunities

*Make-A-Wish Bilingual Interpreters: http://massri.wish.org/ways-to-help/volunteering

* Ascentria Care Alliance: http://www.ascentria.org/volunteer/massachusetts

* Volunteer at Dana Farber: http://www.dana-farber.org/How-to-Help/Volunteer/Opportunities.aspx

* ESL teacher: http://www.assumptionvolunteers.org/whats_involved.html