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Gain International Experience as a Volunteer or Intern Abroad

Interning abroad with Projects Abroad is a great way to gain practical international experience and enhance your knowledge in various fields. You can work as an intern abroad in areas such as:

Projects Abroad intern learns from a local Vietnamese colleague and gets international experience.

You can also work at a variety of Volunteer Abroad placements across the developing world, such as Teaching or Conservation & Environment.

We offer a wide variety of internships all over the world for you to add international experience to your resume. There are a number of benefits to having international experience:

  • You will be able to build your resume and enhance it with the skills and experience you gain abroad
  • You will work alongside local professionals and experience cultural immersion by living (mostly with a host family) and working directly in the community

Getting international experience: how we can help

Projects Abroad volunteers get international experience teaching in Fiji, South Pacific.

Projects Abroad has been sending interns and volunteers abroad for more than twenty years. We send over 10,000 interns and volunteers abroad annually to over 30 different countries. Our nearly 700 full-time local staff are there to help you adjust to your new environment and answer any questions you might have.

You can gain international experience doing a program for as little as one week or you can work with us for several months, and the start and end dates are flexible. There are hundreds of different projects to choose from. No matter what type of internship or volunteer experience you are interested in, Projects Abroad has the right one for you. If you would like some advice on choosing the project best for you, please get in touch with us.

The Benefits of International Experience

By volunteering and interning abroad, you will have the opportunity to make a tangible difference in disadvantaged communities throughout the developing world. You will create the memories of a lifetime, whether you are working on medical outreaches or interning at one of our Human Rights Offices. Interning abroad will give you a much better understanding of the country you are travelling to and give you a more in-depth international experience in your field of interest.

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