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Human Rights NGO Internships in Kathmandu, Nepal


Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Throughout the year


2017 Arrival Dates: January 23, February 6, February 20, March 6, March 20, April 3, April 17, May 1, May 15, May 29, June 12, June 26, July 10, July 24, August 7.


These placements are open to participants holding at least a BA in a relevant field or those with significant NGO experience who are motivated and do not require a lot of supervision. Especially needed are participants with legal, grant writing, or public health backgrounds. The minimum time commitment is two months.

Intern Types

  • Development
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Rights
  • Humanities
  • Labor & Industrial Relations
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

This program has been discounted to attract well qualified participants. 6 Weeks USD 925!

Program Fees Include:

* Airport pickup
* Orientation
* Day tour of local sights
* Walking tour of your neighborhood
* Placement coordination
* Accommodations at the volunteer house (a nice shared accommodation with western amenities on the edge of Thamel, conveniently located near cafes and shops)
* 2 meals a day
* Free internet access at the volunteer house
* 24 hour in-country support by our local office

Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel


Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Post Services Include

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