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Child Development Internships Abroad - Choose Your Country!


Brazil: Salvador
Costa Rica
Guatemala: Guatemala City
India: Dharamsala, New Delhi
Morocco: Rabat
Peru: Lima
Tanzania: Moshi

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks


Throughout the year


Beginning at various dates year-round


Interns in Peru and Costa Rica must have an intermediate knowledge of Spanish. Interns in Morocco must have a conversational language ability in either French or Moroccan Arabic.

Minimum Education

High School

Intern Types

  • Development


  • English

Cost in US$:

please see website for updated program fees

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Language instruction
  • Excursions
  • Medical services
  • Food
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

* Personalized Intern Placement: with our Partner Programs based on your skills and interests, including all the coordination, in-person visits and communication necessary with each local organization.
* Planned Cultural Activities with excursions, special events, and discussions with a variety of local cultural, professional, governmental and community agencies and people.
* Cross-Cultural Solutions' Home-Base, providing you with a comfortable, safe place to live, the basic amenities, all of your meals, and transportation to and from all Cross-Cultural Solutions' placements and programs.
* An experienced Program Manager, who will serve as your coordinator, guide, and liaison with our in-country staff.
* In-country basic language assistance.
* Professional, locally-based staff to provide orientation, supervision and guidance throughout your stay.
* In-depth pre-departure packs, orientation information, and all in-country informational materials.
* Country-based airport transportation.
* Local phone calls and In-coming international phone service.
* A toll-free 24-hour emergency hotline in the U.S.

Credit Available



Volunteers pay a tax-deductible (for U.S. residents) program fee that covers all of their in-country expenses, including in-country transportation, travel medical insurance, food and lodging. International airfare is additional.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • English Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

students or career changers 18 and up

Age Range

18 and up

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Post Services Include

  • Job and Internship Network
  • Alumni Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad

Institution Affiliates:

The International Volunteer Programs Association