Location
  • Cambodia
    • Siem Reap
Length
2 to 24 weeks

Program Details

Timeframe
Year Round

Pricing

What's Included
Accommodation Activities Airport Transfers Meals Transportation
What's Not Included
Airfare Travel Insurance Visa
Nov 03, 2023
May 22, 2024
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About Program

Cambodia, renowned for its history and vibrant culture, provides the backdrop for your transformative internship. Siem Reap, where GVI’s hub is located, seamlessly blends ancient temples, bustling markets and serene riverside havens. Venture beyond the city, and you'll encounter Cambodia's natural beauty, including lush landscapes, picturesque rice paddies and graceful sugar palm trees, offering an immersive cultural experience.

Your internship in Cambodia is a unique opportunity to contribute actively to community development with a focus on gender equality. You'll lead English classes, create educational materials and facilitate gender equality workshops.

During your free time, Cambodia beckons with vibrant markets, historical sites and lively street scenes. Weekends and evenings offer adventures like visiting national parks, exploring the floating market, or taking part in cooking classes.

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Program Highlights

  • Delve into the rich culture and joy of Cambodia by experiencing the vibrant streets and historical wonders of Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor Wat.
  • Go beyond typical tourism and fully immerse yourself in the local community, embracing an authentic way of living in Cambodia.
  • Contribute to enduring impact by supporting and empowering community development projects led by inspiring local NGOs, ensuring a positive and lasting influence.
  • Share meaningful experiences with like-minded, passionate changemakers from all over the globe.
  • Apply your unique expertise, skills and interests to address specific challenges within community projects, making a tangible and positive difference while forging connections with like-minded changemakers worldwide.

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Claudia
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Yes, I recommend this program

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My experience with GVI Cambodia is something I will never forget. The opportunities I had to make an impact to local communities was abundant, and I learnt so much from the people we worked with. The programs are well thought out and varied so you feel like you cover a lot of ground throughout the duration of your stay whilst being able to contribute to development goals in Siem Reap.
The staff are warmth and knowledgeable about the culture and history which made me feel comfortable and at ease when settling into the program. Everyone really feels like family very quickly as you live, work, and play all together. The intern program was mostly self guided, which allowed me to take on my own work and contribute to GVI partners. The support I received from staff and the partners was really appreciated and enhanced the work I could do.
I definitely feel like the program has something for everyone, whether for personal or professional goals, and is a once in a lifetime experience.

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
Go in with an open mind about what community development looks like and how you can make a difference to the people you work with. Trust yourself and your knowledge, and you will learn so much about yourself.
Pros
  • Meeting people from all over the world
  • The food
  • Learning opportunities
Cons
  • The heat
1 person found this review helpful.
Response from GVI

Hi Claudia

Thank you so much for reviewing your experience. I'm thrilled to hear that you had such a meaningful and impactful time. It's also heartwarming to hear you felt truly supported by the staff and that you were able to learn so much from them!

All the best,
Tiffany (GVI Outreach Team)

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