Psych & Social Work in Vietnam

Personalize Your Internship Experience

Work directly with the WI team to secure an international internship in your chosen field. Our global expertise and professional network will be put to work in finding the right fit for you and your host organization. As Vietnamese citizens become more involved in LGBTQ rights and addiction resources, the need for social work and psychology interns has grown. Gain valuable experience with a unique opportunity in Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi. Let’s find your view!

Type:Personalized
Location: Vietnam

Program Overview

Vietnam’s attention, and dedication, to its under-served and disadvantaged communities has grown greatly since the end of the Vietnam war. With an increase in services to families, disadvantaged women, and the LGBTQ population the country is often looking for international to interns to offer support and share their unique perspectives with local organizations. We’ve placed psychology and social work interns with international humanitarian NGOs; centers for studies in gender, families and women; nonprofits that work to promote gender equality; and a variety of social enterprises. Get your career in psychology or social work started with an immersive internship in Vietnam.

Program Highlights

Local Buddy Program

Immerse yourself in the local culture through our Local Buddy Program. You will be matched with a local university student who will help you navigate your new host city and give you an insider's view to all Vietnam has to offer.

Global Training

Learn to work effectively in a cross-cultural setting by understanding your own work style. GlobeSmart -- an innovative online profile -- will help you make the most of your professional experience.

Exceptional Support

Enter the country with ease and come back home with a plan. We will provide you with the career guidance and recommendation you need to land your next job.

Job Guarantee

Find a job in your field or we’ll refund your program tuition! We believe in the value of our programs so much that we will refund you your program tuition if you are not able to land a job in the field of your program within one year of completing your program.

What You Can Expect From WI

Personal Fit

We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach; we believe in you. We will find you the perfect internship based on your goals.

Detailed Orientation

We provide you everything to thrive in an international setting. From online guides to resources that ensure you’re ready before you leave.

24/7 Support

Before you travel, while you’re on-site, and when you return to your home country, the WI team will be there for you.

A Better Resume

Resources to make your resume shine so you can really make an impression on your future employer, and get the most out of your internship.

97% of our applicants are successfully placed.

Program Details & Fees

Duration Accomodation Price
4 Weeks Apartment $3,690
8 Weeks Apartment $4,390
10 Weeks Apartment $4,690
12 Weeks Apartment $5,090
4-12 Weeks Apartment $2,500

World Internships reserves the right to alter fees at any time due to currency fluctuations and/or fee changes with its partner companies.
What's Included
  • Internship placement and professional supervision
  • Personal pre-departure orientation
  • Housing accommodations
  • Airport pick-up
  • On-site orientation & city tour
  • 24/7 On-site emergency support and services
  • Comprehensive medical and accident insurance
  • Re-entry Workshop with career coaching resources
  • Opportunity for Brand Ambassador programs, LinkedIn endorsements, letters of recommendation, and more

About Your Accomodation

Apartment

An apartment shared with other interns in the city means you’ll be shopping for and preparing your own meals, and sharing cleaning duties and communal living spaces. World Internships can arrange safe and secure apartment housing for you within a reasonable commute time to your internship site.

Ready To Go?

Whether you need more information or you’re ready to apply, we’re here to help you get started. We work with you to find a perfect placement in the best location for your field. Let’s make it happen--What are you waiting for?