Internship in Cambodia
Are you looking for an affordable, safe, and quality internship program that can help you gain a new perspective on life? Do you want to refine your skills and explore new talents while making an impact in a less fortunate country?
When you embark on an internship in Cambodia, you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning temples, beautiful landscapes, and amazing food while gaining practical experience from working with experts in your field of study. You will refine your interpersonal skills and explore cultural perspectives that will contribute to your future career and personal growth of you step outside of your comfort zone and into this spectacular country.
Our wide variety of internship opportunity in Cambodia offers something for everyone. Global Crossroads collaborates with local organizations to care for children in local orphanages, teach English to rural schools, support community development efforts, provide health care, and more! Even if you don’t see a project that suits your needs or interests, reach out to Global Crossroads and we will work with you to find the perfect fit in Cambodia.
Global Crossroads would like to offer you the opportunity to make global connections through one of our unique and meaningful internships. Email one of our country coordinators today so we can support your in this exciting endeavor!
Popular Internship Projects in Cambodia
Global Crossroads offers a variety of unique internship opportunities with many options to match your specific needs and interests. Here are a few of our most popular programs:
Though being renowned as the most stunning country, poverty has led the country down. The major victims are no other than the children. Global Crossroad has links with different orphanages in Cambodia that shelters these children. This Cambodia charity internship project will allow the interns to work for the orphanages to serve the children in need.
An orphanage deals with not only educating the children but looking after the overall development of a child. Interns can focus on academics by imparting theoretical and practical based knowledge to the children.
Apart from academic studies, interns can help the children strengthen their linguistics, logical reasoning and critical thinking besides helping them in their daily chores. Interns can make the children indulge in extracurricular activities and teach them dance, music and various sport activities. If they wish, interns can help the orphanage in administrative works.
This unique charity internship program in Cambodia enables the interns to acquire a first class internship abroad experience in their field of interest. With internship projects in orphanages, interns will have a closer picture of the lives of orphans. Association with the orphanages for internship will help those wanting to pursue their career in social work, NGOs and INGOs.
This experience will bring a positive impact on the intern's physical, emotional and psychological behavior. Besides, honing self, interns shall be exposed to a country they have never been before. Staying abroad and living with the people so close is no less wonderful experience to share once back home.
There are no specific skills or qualifications required for doing internship at orphanage. However, interns should be affectionate, show as much love and care to children. The interns should be flexible and patient.
If you are interested in volunteer programs, we also offer fulfilling orphanage volunteer program in Cambodia.
English learning in Cambodia is considered a luxury and is taught only in expensive private schools. It is merely a dream for farmers and middle class families to send their kids to private schools. Networks with various schools and universities in Cambodia allow the interns to enroll in English teaching internship and teach English to the youth for their bright future.
Cambodia teaching interns will be responsible for instructing English classes at various levels like schools, colleges and universities depending upon their potential and interest. From basic English to advanced learning, interns will have to make sure they teach English catering to every single individual's needs. Interns will not only teach but help the students improve their reading, writing and listening skills.
Besides English, interns can also indulge their students with extracurricular activities and assist the faculty in revising the curriculum. Interns can also take their students on educational tours for a better comprehension.
Teaching English to the needy will not only complete your teaching internship opportunity in Cambodia but by the end of this project the interns will realize how teaching has helped them improve and sharpen skills of their own. This internship is essential to those who are thinking to pursue teaching as a profession.
Interns will acquire better understanding of teaching techniques, student psychology and classroom dynamics helping them further enhance their teaching career. Exposure to exotic locations and encounter with people from different background shall broaden your professional and personal perspective.
There are no specific skills or qualifications required for English teaching internship. However, interns with a certification or degree on English teaching would be preferable. Individuals with high command in English and fluency are encouraged to apply.
If you are interested in volunteer programs, we also offer rewarding English teaching volunteer program in Cambodia.
The Non-Government Organizations in Cambodia are carrying out development projects in sectors such as poverty, education, diseases, women empowerment etc. Offered here is an exclusive internship opportunity in collaboration with the NGOs to uplift the country's state and maintain a standard of living for its people.
The work at these NGOs entirely depends upon the intern's field of interest. Law, marketing, communication, English, health, engineering; there are many sectors interns can have their hands on depending upon their caliber and potential. The basic responsibility of participants in this Cambodia internship program is to work closely with these NGOs to fulfill their objectives in supporting and training people for their overall development.
Interns willing to pursue their career in development studies are encouraged to apply for this internship project. An opportunity of having hands on experience with so much to learn from the community projects in the developing country like Cambodia will leave no space for disappointment.
This internship program for community development project demands no skills or educational qualifications. The students with keen interest to work for society, community and developmental projects are encouraged to apply. Interns should be willing to work in odd circumstances, should be flexible, patient and cooperative.
If you are interested in volunteer programs, we also offer fulfilling community development volunteer program in Cambodia.
There are many Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) in Cambodia aiming to serve the people who are still trying to overcome the dreading past of Khmer Rouge government and lead the country towards progress and prosperity. Internship project in Cambodia gets you to work in an NGO and help them achieve their mission of improving the life of Cambodians.
NGOs focus on various sectors such as democracy, development, human rights, income generation, land reform, agriculture and so on. The role an intern varies on the project and intern's skill and interests.
A student of law can help the people apply for their land rights. Those with skills in development work can assist in reporting, writing proposals for fundraising. You can support the community by introducing income generating activities. Interns with knowledge on land planning/distribution can help establish land and fishery communities in Cambodia.
The Cambodia NGO internship project can highly benefit those having an interest in development studies. This is the best opportunity for interns to encounter the developmental activities of a developing country. Besides, you will have a trip of a lifetime travelling to this wonderful country and relishing its beauty.
There are no skills and qualifications required to join this internship project. However, interns studying development studies are recommended to apply. Interns should be passionate about community development and should be flexible, open minded and hard working.
If you are interested in volunteer programs, we also offer fulfilling NGO volunteer program in Cambodia.
This is a fabulous medical internship opportunity in Cambodia to work at various health centers and hospitals in Cambodia to bring a change in your life.
The interns are expected to assist in the medical field as per their licensing and qualifications. The basic duties will include measuring blood pressure, height weight, assisting doctors in examining and while operating the patients. The interns can provide basic first aid and prescribe medicines. The interns can also involve themselves in administrative works of the health care and hospitals as per their wish.
Cambodia medical interns will have to work closely with the local doctors and surgeons hence providing them with hands on experience in the medical field which will further add a value to their professional career. Not only is the internship program limited to providing medical assistance to the needy, the interns can also acquire practical knowledge working on the field. Cambodia is the perfect place to kick start your career on medical field while taking pleasure in the enchanting culture and natural beauty of Cambodia.
If you are interested in volunteer programs, we also offer life changing medical volunteer program in Cambodia.
Cambodia is not aloof from the devastating outbreak of HIV/AIDS. Poverty and illiteracy have added more to the ongoing spread of this disease. The HIV/AIDS awareness internship program in collaboration with different local organizations in Cambodia facilitates the interns to help the infected people and launch awareness campaigns in the community.
The major responsibility of the Cambodia HIV/AIDS project interns is to treat the infected patients with care and initiate educational and training campaigns to bring awareness in the community. The awareness campaigns and conferences shall outline basic cause of the disease and make the people aware of its preventive measures. The interns can also help these local organizations in their administrative works. Interns can help with providing education materials, counseling, testing and fundraising.
Being involved in the HIV/AIDS awareness internship project brings a remarkable impact in your life. Besides, it will impart you with an experience you can never have anywhere else. Working so closely with people will give you a glimpse of how difficult it is for infected people to survive in the society and how a basic knowledge can help millions of people kick this epidemic out. Serving for the needy shall develop humanitarian traits in you. With a mesmerizing travel to Cambodia and encountering the beautiful landscapes, you will not regret the experience.
There are no specific skills and qualifications required to enroll in the HIV/AIDS internship program in Cambodia, however, interns will have to possess patience and express compassion towards the HIV infected people.
If you are interested in volunteer programs, we also offer fulfilling HIV volunteer program in Cambodia.
If you are interested in amazing volunteer opportunities in Cambodia, please feel free to contact us.
Dates and Fees for your Internship in Cambodia
All internships start every Monday of each month. However, if there is travel constrains, you can start any project on any day.
Global Crossroad is committed to offering the most affordable and highest quality internship experiences. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion.
Global Crossroad's Internship program in Cambodia application and registration fee cost US $299. The application fee covers the cost of advertising, program promotion, and office expenses (rent, utilities, and staff salaries in USA office).
In addition to the application fee, you are required to pay a weekly program fee. You will pay your weekly fee directly to the country coordinator, who in turn will allocate it to your host family, project and other in-country support we offer to our Internships. This way, the fees that you pay will benefit those who rightfully deserve them, and not for company profit.
The program fee for internship and volunteering is basically same in Cambodia. However, unlike volunteers, interns often work closely with guided supervision from a local project director, and a small weekly supervision fee ($25-50/ week) may be incurred in addition to volunteer program fees.
Cambodia Internships vs. Volunteers Programs
In general, volunteer programs focus on humanitarian outreach and project support. Volunteering is popular amongst people who want to share their love and passion for underprivileged children, impoverished communities, or conservation efforts in need of resources.
Internship programs focus on creating a real-world learning environment for interns and students so that they practice professional development and obtain new skills. Similar to volunteers, interns may work on a variety of projects (many times alongside volunteers) that benefits local communities, children, wildlife and similar projects. Teaching programs, medical outreach, and children’s support are the most popular internship projects.
There are arrangements for room at our volunteer/intern house or at the host family with a provision of Cambodian meals three times per day for all Cambodia internship participants. The stay at our volunteer/intern house or at the host families totally depends upon the location of the project. The accommodations are well equipped with comfort beds, communal areas, common bathroom, a large terrace with hammocks, television and internet access. We make sure our interns face no problem while their stay during internship project.
Supervision and Field Support
In our internship in Cambodia programs, the interns are directed by a group of supervisors who are experienced and qualified in their respective fields and will ensure the interns face no problems while their stay at Cambodia. They are most likely to be the head of the project you are assigned on.
You might have to pay an additional cost to the supervisors depending upon your qualifications and time allotted by the supervisors. Please communicate with our office or our country coordinator if you need personal supervision to help you in your completion of your internship project.
College Credit for Internship opportunity in Cambodia
Global Crossroad does not provide our interns with college credit for internship projects. Our local office or your supervisor will provide you with a letter and certificate on the completion of your program verifying your work as an intern and your job responsibilities as an intern.
You can earn an academic credit for your internship by pre arranging the project with your college/university. The students shall have to coordinate with their faculties and professors regarding the college credit for internship prior applying.
Internship participants and volunteers in Phnom Penh Cambodia have varied options to enjoy your evenings and weekends. The local members and staff at Cambodia can help you with the local information needed. This free time is the time of self-discovery and exploration. Awaiting is the Angkor archaeological park , the national museum in Phnom Penh, The Killing Fields, S21 museum, Orussey market, rabbit island, mouthwatering delicacies and more for you to explore yourself.
FAQs: Internship in Cambodia
Arrival and Departure
You should plan to arrive into Phnom Penh International Airport. Once you arrive, a Global Crossroads representative will be waiting to pick you up.
Please consult our country coordinator before leaving your home country, and make sure to send us your correct flight information once you have booked your travel. If there are any changes, delays, or if you miss your flight please contact us as soon as possible.
We do not offer airport drop-off service.
To prepare for your trip to Cambodia, you should secure a tourist visa. Depending on your nationality, a ‘visa on arrival’ may be available. You may extend your visa if you decide to stay in Cambodia longer.
To learn more about visa requirements in Cambodia, please follow these links:
Before you embark on your internship opportunity in Cambodia, the CDC recommends obtaining vaccinations against: Rabies, Hepatitis B, Japanese Encephalitis and Meningococcal Meningitis, Yellow Fever, Malaria
How can I apply to an Internship in Cambodia?
Applications are very straightforward and easy to navigate. Simply go to the program website, fill out the online application, and then submit it to us. We will follow up with you within 24-hours of your application submittal.
Why go intern with Global Crossroads?
Global Crossroads is a non-profit organization who wants to change the world. Established in 2003 and trusted by more than 20,000 people, Global Crossroads is well experienced in providing outstanding, safe, and meaningful international experiences. Our transparent, tax-deductible fees are the most affordable rates in the world.
When you give back through one of our Cambodia intern programs, we will connect you with an amazing and unparalleled team of people who will support you through your journey.
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