Internships in NGO & non-profits

Why NGO & non-profits?

You’re ready to start your career in the non-profit sector, and we’re ready to help you take a bold first step. Your work in NGOs and non-profits will help make our global communities more connected, and we know that an internship is key to gaining confident in your skill set and unlocking your potential. With placements in community development, women’s rights, education and more, you can pick from tried-and-true programs in established non-profit hubs, or create a personal experience in a more specialized area. Gain the hands-on experience you need and top-notch support before, during and after your program to ensure you get the most out of this important investment in yourself.

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Create Your Personalized Experience

Collaborate with WI advisors to design an internship experience that aligns with your individual career goals.

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Being an intern abroad in Nepal was a wonderful experience! I have challenged myself and learned a lot about my own skills and have pushed my boundaries.
Caroline, Denmark

Create Your Personalized Experience

World Internships excels at fitting international internships to your specific needs. We know the best locations for every industry, and specialize in finding you the right placement for your career goals.

Select A Tried and True Program

World Internships has been helping young professionals like you advance their careers for nearly a decade. Choose from one of our many existing individual internship programs and experiences, most of which have been running for years with proven results.

Early Childhood Development in Morocco

Are you passionate about helping parents gain access to quality, educational childcare services? This childcare internship in Morocco is the perfect way to gain hands-on…

Education in Ecuador

If you have an interest in language education, early childhood development, non-profit management, or art education, you’ll thrive in this Ecuadorian non-profit dedicated to education-based…

Human Rights and Legal Studies in South Africa

You’ll service disadvantaged South African communities as a Human Rights Intern in Cape Town. Supervised by a highly-important human rights lawyer on the African Police…

Human Rights Support NGO in Ecuador

You’ll be taking on some of the most meaningful work in this placement with an NGO supporting adolescent victims of sex trafficking. You’ll be part…

Language Education in Morocco

Your passion for education will be put to great use through a placement teaching English or French to local Moroccan children and teens. You’ll be…

National Park Conservation in Costa Rica

National parks and protected land areas are so important to maintaining Costa Rica’s rich biodiversity. Participate in environmental conservation projects throughout the park with other…

NGO Management in Ecuador

Grow your experience in the non-profit world with this immersive placement at an educational NGO outside of Quito. You can get involved with all aspects…

NGO Management in Thailand

As a management intern with this effectively-run Thai NGO, you can focus your work around adults, or children. When working with adults, you will be…

NGO Work in Nepal

Nepal is still rebuilding from a 2015 earthquake that had a disastrous effect on many communities. An internship with an NGO or nonprofit organization in…

Public Education in Colombia

This NGO in Bogotá works to promote quality public education for vulnerable and disadvantaged children throughout the country. You can work with their marketing and…

Social Work and Gender Studies in South Africa

Interning with this Cape Town women’s shelter will empower your career in social work or gender studies while giving you a strong understanding of community…

Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal

Years after a 2015 earthquake, Nepal still needs help. As a Sustainable Agriculture Intern at this incredible national nonprofit, you’ll play a crucial role in helping…

Urban Planning in Colombia

You’ll serve an important role assisting this NGO focused on constructing sustainable housing for families in extreme poverty. For more than a decade, this organization…

Women's Rights in Morocco

Women throughout Rabat often suffer from illiteracy, poverty and unemployment. Through our Working with Women Internship, you’ll empower Moroccan women through literacy education, career coaching,…