Institute for Global Studies Program Opportunities

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Internship Placements in Auckland and Sydney

Join a three-month internship program in Auckland and Sydney. You will be working with one of the carefully selected internship hosts based on their experience in handling...

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Summer Marketing Internship: STUDY ABROAD COMPANY

Assist the Director of a leading study abroad company with marketing and program design. Duties will include: developing new programs, contacting students, updating the website,...

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3-6mos. Customer Service/Personal Assistant for IGS

The Institute for Global Studies is seeking interns for 3-6 months for customer service/personal assistant positions. We are a leading study abroad provider. You can work...

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Internship on Ocean Acidification Impacts on Corals

This project will examine the impacts of a long term exposure to ocean acidification on corals. Physiological impacts will be measured by assessing the number of symbiotic...

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Costa Rica

Hotel Operation Internship

Take part in a Hotel Operation Internship program in Costa Rica. The Institute for Global Studies works with top hotels and resorts to provide interns with opportunities

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Thailand

Dive Shop Internship

Koh Chang – one of the last of the Thai island archipelagos not yet overrun by rampant development – is home to the Institute for Global Studies' Dive Shop / Reef Survey...

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Hawaii (USA)

Traditional Hawaiian Botanical Garden Internship

Contribute to the preservation of Hawaiian culture through its plants. The fifteen acre botanical garden is committed to providing support to Native Hawaiian traditions associated...

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Television Production Internship

For our television and multi-media internships, we work with community news and entertainment stations that allow our interns to receive hands on experience in the news and...

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Photography Internship

The Project Our photography internships come in three tracks: TRACK ONE focuses on placement with an established photographer. This is roughly an apprenticeship wherein...

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Hawaii (USA)

Royal Palace Museum

Project Introduction Treat yourself like a King! Intern in Hawaii's first royal palace. Learn Hawaiian history from the top down with this exciting position in one of Hawaii's...

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Hawaii (USA)

Legal Aid

Gain an introduction to the legal system through an internship with the Hawaii State Courts. We work in courts, operating in different levels of the judiciary, including

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Sports Marketing

Take part in sports marketing internship programs that focus on team promotion. Interns work with specific clubs or teams, depending on the type of marketing experience they...

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Sports Coaching Internship

Engage in a rewarding internship program, as you teach younger people sportsmanship and competition. This placement matches the interns' specific sporting interests to the...

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At Risk Youth

A child’s adolescent years are invaluable. It is the time of their life when they form their personalities and values. Unfortunately, many children find themselves in environments...

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Costa Rica

Rainforest Conservation

IGS works in partnership with a major education / conservation group that operates in the rich cloud forest of Monteverde to provide interns with opportunities for hands-on...

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Legal Justice (Judge/Law Firm/Advocacy)

IGS works with both undergraduates and law students who are interested in a career in a law-related field. They offer three tracts: Track One: Interns work with a sitting...

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Archaeology

The Institute for Global Studies works with both contract archaeologists and university research in its Archaeology internships. Contract archaeologists are private firms...

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New Zealand

High Country Station

Surrounded by New Zealand's magnificent mountain scenery, this internship brings you to a ranch, or high country station, nestled in the grandeur of the Southern Alps. At...

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Hawaii (USA)

Environmental Education Center

Located in a lush tropical rainforest overlooking Honolulu is a unique and well-respected nature center whose goal is to connect Hawaii's children and adolescents to island...

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Ecotourism

Ecotourism is one of the Institute for Global Studies' specialties. IGS has placed students in top ecotourism internships, from sea-kayaking to bird watching to even submarine...

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Australia

Koala Sanctuary

A short drive to downtown Brisbane lies one of the world's premier koala sanctuaries. There, interns will have an up close and personal glance at one of the world's most

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Web Design

Intern with a leading web development team and learn the latest web development techniques and languages, including Dreamweaver, Joomla, HTML, Perl, PHP, ASP, JSP, and Cold...

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Fiji

Reef Protection and Cultural Immersion

Travel to the islands of Fiji to learn about coral reefs, island customs, and the cultural ecology that links them together. This six-week program provides interns with an...

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Cultural Museum

Project Introduction I.G.S. places interns with the largest cultural and natural history museum in the Hawaiian Islands. The museum covers everything from the settling...

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Aquarium Naturalist

Receive training in Hawaiian reef fishes and share that knowledge with visitors to an aquarium on Honolulu in an internship placement from Institute for Global Studies. After...

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Nepal

Orphanage

The Institute for Global Studies offers internship opportunities at orphanages in Nepal. Every year, hundreds of Nepalese children leave their poor villages in search of

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Thailand

Dive Shop / Marine Research

Join a Dive Shop/Reef Survey internship that is based in Koh Chang, one of the few Thai island archipelagoes that have not yet been overrun by rampant development. Interns...

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Australia

Dolphin Research

Date opened: 1984 Location: Grassy Key, Florida, USA Number of animals: 20 Number of species: 2 Memberships: Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums / AMMPA Major...

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Theater

Take part in a Theater program that provides interns with a holistic perspective of theatre production, spanning storyboarding to post-production analysis. The program offers...

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Australia

Crocodile Park Management

The Park educates visitors on the disposition of the crocodile and behavioral characteristics. The Park also celebrates the diversity of northern Australia biota and includes...

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Animal Sanctuary

Contribute an Animal Sanctuary program that will have you interacting with wild mammals in a controlled environment. The program is based in one of the premier koala sanctuaries...

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New Zealand

Community Newspaper

Intern at Wellington Newspaper, the most cutting edge daily and political newspaper in New Zealand, located a short walk from the parliament. The newspaper keeps a close

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Child Mentoring

Engage in Social Advocacy through an internship that provides the special opportunity of working with a passionate, committed, and small staff offering services to children...

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Marine Research

Take part in Marine Research projects that had earned feedbacks like “exciting,” “colorful,” and “creative". An industry leader in the area, IGS has been been providing...

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Human Resources

Gain work experience in the field of Human Resources, a field that found its inception at the start of the 20th Century when large corporate entities like Ford Motor Company...

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Legal Justice (Judge / Law Firm / Advocacy)

IGS is working in collaboration with local political operatives who are eager to have interns join them. For one, a democratic state senator in Hawaii is seeking an intern...

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Journalism/Newspaper

Have a great learning experience working at a community newspaper. Interns benefit from ICE’s contacts with some of the leading community newspapers in Argentina. The newspapers...

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Advertising

The Institute for Global Studies can place interns with a high-profile company whose focus on the three P's of Product, Price, and Promotion will help them prepare to enter...

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Information Technology (IT)

Information Technology spans a wide variety of areas that include but not limited to things such as processes, computer software, computer hardware, and data constructs.

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Teaching Assistant

Travel to Honolulu to experience island living in the Pacific and impacting the education of children. In Hawaii, education is extremely important. In the past, people have...

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Avian Conservation / Research / Tourism

Avian conservation and study is close to the heart of the Institute for Global Studies' mission. With habitat destruction pushing more and more birds to threatened status,...

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Australia

Australia Autoback Radio Station

As globalization becomes an increasingly pervasive force, indigenous communities around the world face challenges in preserving and forwarding their cultural and linguistic...

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Hawaii (USA)

Iolana Palace

Treat yourself like a king or queen by interning in Hawaii's first royal palace. Learn Hawaiian history from the top down with this exciting placement from the Institute

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World Custom Designed Internships

The Institute for Global Studies offers internships that can be customized to match finely tuned skills to a specific employer. IGS has a high success rate in completing

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Sports PR

The Institute for Global Studies offers a public relations internship with an international nonprofit sporting agency. With a presence in almost 200 countries throughout

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Art Gallery

Institute for Global Studies offers internships at some of the world's leading art galleries. After a short training period, interns will assist curators on a number of fronts....

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Wildlife Park

Working at a wildlife park provides an up close and personal introduction to the diversity of life not only locally but on the planet. The parks that the Institute for Global...

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Women's Rights

Help strengthen the role of women in society, a belief that lies at the heart of the Institute for Global Studies. IGS provides support and sends interns to both developing...

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Veterinary Science

Make a difference in animal lives as you take part in a personal and up close placement whose focus is on animal treatment, recovery and surgery. These clinics generally

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Community Development

Get the chance to use your talents to assist a community in need. IGS’ community development projects aim to address the needs in local communities, working within the

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Animal Shelter / Wildlife Rehabilitation

IGS works with shelters that house and rehabilitate both domestic and wild animals. They may be the local variety featuring dogs and cats as well as shelters that feature...

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New Zealand Ship's Mate

New Zealand Ship's Mate is an internship program ideal for people who love salty breezes, vast oceans, and boats. It provides interns with the opportunity to experience the...

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New Zealand National Park Apprenticeship

Intern in the New Zealand National Park. You will be based in Tuatapere, Southland, and will spend time at the office on the Hump Ridge Track and in Tuatapere. Tuatapere

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Public Relations

Get the dance to work in Public Relations through an internship that lets you have two tracks. Track one connects you with a high profile Public Relations firm that manages...

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Sea Park

Get the chance to work at one of the world’s premier Sea Parks through an exciting internship that lets you intern in the area. the Park provides visitors with a chance...

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Australia

Australia Aboriginal Youth Center

The Youth Center internship will expose you to some of the problems experienced by the Aboriginal population. Now 150 years after the colonial period, one of the many problematic...

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Australia National Park Ranger Assistant

The National Parks Service has a history that dates back to the establishment of one of the world's first National Parks, Sydney's Royal National Park, and gazette in the...

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Hawaii Ecotour

Our educational eco-tours are modeled on the programs the Institute for Global Studies has run for University of California, Santa Barbara, San Francisco State, and other...

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Australia Coastline Conservation

Contribute to the protection of Australia’s environment by taking part in conservation projects. The interns will work on a property that has been turned over as a "Nature...

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Hawaii Conversation Biology

Contribute to a Conservation program in Hawaii. You will be working with a non-profit organisation in the cloud forests of Kauai, as they work on restoring native Hawaiian...

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Hawaii Ocean Life Park

In this exciting internship from Institute for Global Studies, participants have the opportunity to intern at one of the premier sea parks in the world. The Hawaii Ocean

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Hawaii Legal Aid

The Hawaii State Courts are a great place to get an introduction to the legal system. Participants in this internship from Institute for Global Studies will work in courts...

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Hawaii Forest Restoration

On the flanks of Mauna Kea, the 13,796-foot giant of the Pacific, interns can join a reforestation effort to help native Hawaiian vegetation. Located on a historic ranch

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Hawaii Inner City Youth

Children's Advocacy Internship / Hawaii Your dedicated efforts are needed to help improve the literacy rate among inner city families in Honolulu. The primary goal of

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Hawaii (USA)

Hawaii Restoration Ecology

Join a team of young people in hands on conservation effort whose goal is to revitalize Hawaii's ecology. Your team will work on a diversity of projects that may include:...

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Hawaii Environmental Education Center

Located in a lush tropical rainforest overlooking Honolulu is a very unique and well-respected Nature Center whose goal is to connect Hawaii's children and adolescents to...

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Television and Multimedia Internships

For our television and multi-media internships, we work with community news and entertainment stations that allow our interns to receive hands on experience in the news and...

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Sports Marketing Internship

Institute for Global Studies sports marketing internships focus on team promotion. Interns will be placed with specific teams or clubs based on the type of marketing experience...

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Sports Management

Institute for Global Studies internships place participants with top-rate athletic clubs ranging from soccer, football, basketball, softball, and in-line hockey, among other...

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Athletic Coaching

There are few internships as rewarding as teaching younger people sportsmanship and competition. This internship from Institute for Global Studies matches the particular

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Social Media

In these cutting-edge internships from Institute for Global Studies, participants will be placed with companies that are leading the way in educating businesses on how to...

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Teacher's Assistant

As a Teaching Assistant, interns will be assigned to a teacher and a classroom. We will try to accommodate an area of specialty if you have one: math, science, English, history,...

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Radio Broadcasting

Depending on the location we work with - school, community, regional and national radio broadcast organizations. Radio broadcasting internships are a great resume booster...

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Politics and Government Internship

I.G.S. works with a number of local political operatives eager to have you in their corner, depending on the time of year, will depend on the options available. For example,...

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Photography Internship

Photography internships come in three tracks: Track One focuses on placement with an established photographer. This is roughly an apprenticeship wherein the intern has...

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Hotel/Resort Management

The Institute for Global Studies works with several top resorts and hotels to provide interns an opportunity to learn the business side of hotel and resort management. The...

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Film Production

Institute for Global Studies film production internships work with both mid-level and independent production companies with the aim of giving interns as much hands-on experience...

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Botanical Garden (Wellington, New Zealand)

Our Wellington Botanical Garden placement features the best of both worlds. Here you have a chance to live in New Zealand's most vibrant city, Wellington, while commuting...

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Reef Ecology / Marine Biology Hawaii

Project Introduction Contribute in a meaningful fashion to the research and public education of Hawaii's threatened marine environments. Location - East Oahu, Kona,...

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Butterfly Garden

Participants in this Institute for Global Studies program will assist curators in the running of a butterfly garden in Costa Rica. Interns will help on all levels of the

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Research Station Assistant

Located in Monteverde, Costa Rica, you will assist prominent researchers at a world-class research station. Operated by a major U.S. university, the research station rests...

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Conservation Biology

Located in Monteverde and San Jose, Costa Rica, I.C.E. has contracts with two highly respected conservation organizations. Project: In the cloud forests of Monteverde join...

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Conservation Study in Costa Rica

This Institute for Global Studies program will focus on biodiversity, from forest canopies to coral reefs, in Costa Rica as students conduct field studies in three specific...

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Traditional Hawaiian Botanical Garden

Join a volunteering program that will have you working in a garden nursery. You will help propagate Polynesian crops and native plants. Volunteers get hands on experience...

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Women and Children's Shelter

Interns and volunteers will contribute thirty to forty hours per week to the completion of tasks and projects assigned according to their skills, interests and experience...

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At-Risk Youth Mentor

Intern as an at-risk youth mentor in Honolulu, Hawaii, and get the chance to live in the Pacific and make a significant impact on the lives of children. A child’s adolescent...

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New Zealand

Travel Consultancy

Acquire job skills in the field of travel industry management, as you work in a fun, fast-paced environment. Through the partnership between I.G.S. and Wellington's main

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New Zealand

Youth Hostel Management

Gain work experience through the Youth Hostel Management program at the YHA, which takes pride in being more than just a place to stay, but one that is about the spirit of...

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The Digital Workshop

Intern at The Digital Workshop (TDW), one of Wellington's leading Internet, design, prepress, dtp and digital print companies. They offer a comprehensive one-stop-shop for...

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Political Newspaper

Discover and explore, in the nation's capital city, the grass-roots issues that impact, influence and interest local communities. Work at one of the leading political newspapers...

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Museum & Historical Preservation

Fascinated by the human past, I.G.S. and Wellington's premier city museum have teamed up to offer an unequaled opportunity to both learn about and share the fascinating story...

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Art Workshop Assistant

Vincent's Art Workshop is an arts and crafts workshop committed to an accessible, safe, sharing and supportive environment where people can explore their creativity. The

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At-risk Youth New Zealand

This internship offers a special opportunity to work alongside a small, committed, and passionate staff providing services to at-risk children in New Zealand. Focus is specifically...

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Nepal

Buddhist Monastery Stay

Institute for Global Studies offers an internship placement at a monastery north of the ancient Buddhist town of Boudhanath in Nepal. During the internship, students will...

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Thailand

Aquaculture

This internship from the Institute for Global Studies is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn and experience how environmental businesses operate while living in one...

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Disabled Persons Service

Institute for Global Studies offers internship placements in the care of disabled people in Thailand. The position will entail helping to care for more than 50 mentally and...

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Disabled Children Support

Institute for Global Studies offers an internship in Thailand that provides real hands-on experience in care provision as participants help to care for mentally and physically...

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Thailand

Ecotourism: Phuket Island

Join a leading ecotourism company on the beautiful island of Phuket in Thailand. Tours operate rom Phuket Harbor out to Phang-Nga Bay. Tourists can choose from an array of...

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Buddhist Temple Stay

Institute for Global Studies (IGS) offers internship placements at a Buddhist temple in eastern Thailand. This is a place of sacred worship, and a placement in this position...

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Costa Rica

National Park Apprenticeship

Ever dreamed of becoming a Park Ranger? The Institute for Global Studies has an internship position that will surely prepare participants for such a career choice. On the...

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New Zealand

Ranch Station

Surrounded by New Zealand's magnificent mountain scenery, this ranch or high country station nestled in the grandeur of the Southern Alps hosts an Institute for Global Studies...

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New Zealand Wildlife Sanctuary

Help restore the giants of the forest and return the native bird song to Wellington, New Zealand. In this Institute for Global Studies internship, participants will assist...

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D.A.R.E. - Drug Education Program

This specialized internship is an opportunity for college students seeking an applied environment to further their studies in New Zealand's drug abuse resistance education...

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Inner City School: Teacher's Aid

This vibrant inner city school, host to an exciting mix of nationalities, offers classroom-based experiences where interns act as teacher aids. Many new migrants to New Zealand...

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Intern Around the World

The Institute for Global Studies (IGS) Intern Around the World Programs allow students to mix and match internships in two or three countries. Students can choose from any...

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Alaska: Up North and Personal

Float Trip / Fishing An hour and a half from Anchorage we will stop at Talkeetna for our first raft adventure. A feeder stream into the larger Susitna River, the Talkeetna...

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