Isla builds upon the organizational capacity-building work of our local partner organizations in developing countries by placing university students and professionals in career-launching global development internships. Isla immerses participants in substantive projects with local partner non-governmental organizations, social enterprises and other institutions working in one or more of the following interrelated global development sectors:
Education & Youth Development
Environmental Conservation and Agriculture
Social Enterprise Development
Health & Well-Being
Peace and Social Justice
Isla participants gain on-the-job training and improve their skills while helping their host organization's capacity to serve their beneficiaries and communities and improve operations and outcomes.
- Isla's programs give unparalleled opportunities to intrepid change-makers who are ready to follow their calling. Experience the joys and the challenges of deploying your capacities to help a community reach its full potential.
- Isla internships are driven by needs identified by local, grassroots organizations. Isla provides students, graduates, and professionals an opportunity to work shoulder to shoulder with a professional development team.
- Isla has developed specific positions tailored to the priorities of our local partners. We seek interns who have an interest in global development.
- Engage in deep involvement to build friendships and professional networks that last a lifetime!