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Information Management & Online Media Internship

Program Duration

9-12 Week, 3-6 Month, 7-12 Month


Throughout the year


Year Round


* Education: Pursuing or achieved a university degree in International Development, Multimedia, Communications, or related field.
* Prior Experience: Previous experience working, volunteering or traveling abroad, especially in the Global South and/or with rural communities, in addition to comparable experience or education within a related field.
* Language Proficiency: Spoken and written fluency in English.
* Knowledge: Solid working knowledge of community development and the host-countrys culture/history/current events; demonstrated ability to maintain working level contacts with NGO officials and host families; demonstrated experience and skills in supporting of training or educational events; and demonstrated experience and skills in fundraising and resource mobilization.
* Skills and Abilities: Basic social media and website knowledge and skills, media technology (sound and visual), and organizational development skills. Ability to take initiative, work under minimal guidance, and in both office and field settings. Organizational and administrative skills. Excellent computer skills in word-processing and database management. Motivation and commitment to work effectively as part of an inter-cultural team. Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment under normal as well as complex and often stressful conditions.

Intern Types

  • Communications
  • Development
  • Information Systems
  • Media
  • Public Administration & Government
  • Sustainable Development


  • English

Cost in US$:

3800 for 9 weeks - other lengths available

Program Fees Include:

FCDE internship fees are 100% tax deductible for U.S. residents.

The program fees for this internship have been designed to pay for the costs associated with supporting your internship. Part of your internship fees also go to help FCDE continue to provide support for its community development work. FCDE is a US-based 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. FCDE's Executive Director and Board work on a volunteer basis to ensure that our organization's resources are focused on our mission of furthering international community development.

Your program fees include: airport pickup upon arrival; a family home stay with breakfast and dinner provided; on-going in-country support from the FCDE site team and U.S. staff; medical evacuation and limited health insurance; and airport delivery upon departure.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Media
  • Small Business Development

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

4-6 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad