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9-26 weeks internship placements.
24/7 on-the-ground support from Isla staff.
Pre-departure and in-country orientation.
Comprehensive training in inclusive sustainable development, local context, safety & security, and cross-cultural communication.
Collaborative development of work plan with host organization and Isla site team prior and upon intern’s arrival.
Local host family stay with two daily meals.
International medical insurance and access to medical care.
Ground transportation from the airport to and from your community upon arrival and departure.
The program fees for this internship have been designed to pay for the costs associated with supporting your internship. Scholarships are available!
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!