Internship programs in Thailand

  • The most affordable price, guaranteed. Starts at $250
  • Pay fees directly to your host families and projects.
  • Safe and meaningful internship experience
  • A wide range of internship programs available‚Ķ choose what suits you the best

Join our internship program for the journey of a lifetime that integrates a noble deed and a mesmerizing vacation. Help those needy and unfortunate people in Thailand and be the one to make a difference not only in the lives of others but yours as well. Their life and existence will be meaningful with your time and effort. Dedicate yourself for the world's welfare.

With an exclusive internship program at Thailand you get to indulge yourself in the country full of mountainous landscapes, tropical islands and the sexiest beaches. Here, your taste buds can relish the most amazing Thai cuisines and other gastronomical delights. A country most famous for its amazing night life will not fail to fascinate you after a long day of work. The land with great ancient history has in stored for you many water adventures to rush up your adrenaline, exploring the cosmopolitan cities and relax your body and soul with most exquisite Thai massage while you contribute to help and serve for the Thailand community.

If you have already started dreaming about your exotic vacation in Thailand, email us requesting all the information you require. We will help your dream come true!

Dates: Internship in Thailand

Ayutthaya Start Dates

Ayutthaya Internship Programs start every Monday of each month.
Surin & Sangklaburi Start Dates

Click here to find the start date of surin and sangkalaburi

Prices: Internship in Thailand

Global Crossroad is committed to offering quality Internshiping in Thailand programs at the world’s most affordable price. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion.

Global Crossroad's Internship program in Thailand 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.

Weeks Ayutthaya:
Teaching/ Childcare
Surin:
Teaching/ Childcare
Surin:
Health
Surin:
Elephant
  1 Week   $250   $554   $621   $770
  2 Weeks   $430   $665   $727   $946
  3 Weeks   $610   $752   $837   $1,121
  4 Weeks   $650   $850   $944   $1,296
  5 Weeks   $800   $931   $1,007
  6 Weeks   $950   $987   $1,069   Available
  7 Weeks   $1,100   $1,043   $1,132 maximum
  8 Weeks   $1,250   $1,098   $1,194 -4 weeks only
  9 Weeks   $1,400   $1,154   $1,257
  10 Weeks   $1,550   $1,210   $1,319
  11 Weeks   $1,700   $1,266   $1,381
  12 Weeks   $1,850   $1,321   $1,444
  • Airport Pickup & Transfer to Ayuthaya (1 hour) $60
  • Mandatory Comprehensive Travel Insurance $3.49/day

How your fee is allocated?

Ayutthaya program

Program fees cover:
  • Accommodation (volunteer house, host family)
  • Food (3 local food day)
  • In-country support
  • Personalized project
  • Pre-departure information
  • Certificate of completion
  • Fundraising ideas and letters
  • Discount for returning volunteers
Program fees exclude:
  • Visas
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses on soft drinks and foods
  • Daily transportation
  • Airport return transfer

Surin Program

Program fees cover:
  • Accommodation (volunteer house)
  • Airport pick up and transfer
  • Daily transportation to/from project
  • In-country support
  • Personalized project
  • Pre-departure information
  • Certificate of completion
  • Fundraising ideas and letters
  • Discount for returning volunteers
Program fees exclude:
  • Food (food are cheap in Surin)
  • Visas
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses on soft drinks and foods
  • Airport return transfer

The Thailand Internship experience program fees will cover expenses that will begin on the first day of the program (usually the first or third Monday of the month) to the last day of the program. If you arrive before the first day of the program or you decide you stay beyond your program’s last day, you will be responsible for the additional expenses, which would typically be around $30 a day for room and meals at a hostel.

Childcare/child development internship project

Help the poor and deprived children by providing them with moments of learning and happiness. The poor farmers, laborers and low class families cannot afford to send their children at child care centers that are expensive. Addressing this issue we have launched childcare internship project in Thailand that involves special child care centers founded by Buddhist temples and local government at Surin and Ayuthaya catering to the children aged between 2 to 6. Lack of manpower and resources in these centers have led to call in for interns to help the children with basic interaction and stimulation programs to develop their skills.

As an intern in the childcare/child development internship project, interns work with the child centers for 4-5 hours a day. The most major duties include teaching the training skills and techniques to painting, business, logical reasoning, creativity, gardening, household besides teaching English and other subjects like History, Mathematics, and Geography etc. Interns can help these children with basic knowledge relating to personal hygiene, dressing, cleanliness and proper sanitation. Interns can engage the children by dancing, singing, reciting poems, acting and playing different types of games. The sole objective is to keep these children occupied with recreational activities and effective trainings. You can also help the center with the administration for its proper functioning.

Helping the little children with the most basic skills and knowledge and bringing a smile on their face would prove to be the most memorable experience of your life. Happiness doubles when shared and so your sharing happiness with the kids will not only help you understand the notion of happiness but make a difference in their lives. Such internship projects can help add value to your CV and boost you career. You can apply for jobs at similar centers, NGO's and INGO's further. The most unexplored tourist attractions and mystifying beauty of the tropical paradise shall add to your happiness of helping the ones who desperately need it.

You require patience and compassion while dealing and interacting with children. Hence, a coping behavior and affectionate attitude towards the children will be highly expected of you. Besides this, there are pre requisites for this internship project.

English teaching internship project in Thailand

Teaching Internship in Thailand

Being the most common and largely spoken language in the world, English language has tremendous scope for opportunities and growth. The primary and secondary schools in Thailand catering to the children from poor families do not meet the requirements for the ever growing English education, we send interns from different corners of the world through our internship projects in Thailand to teach English to the children to help them prosper in academics and further in professional career.

The interns are to teach at schools for 4-5 hours a day from Monday to Friday. The duties of the interns depend upon their skills and interest. The most common works include teaching English and improving writing, reading, speaking and listening skills of these children. Besides English, interns can help them with other general subjects like maths, history, geography, and science. The children can be taught about developing skills in physical strength, mental stability, logical reasoning and creativity. Different events and extracurricular activities can be arranged to keep the children engaged and active

Partaking in English teaching internship project abroad is a rewarding experience. You get to work for a noble cause in one of the most exotic locations of the world. We provide you with the first class internship abroad experience that ensures 100% work quality and awesome travel. The English teaching internship project will help you shine your teaching skills and makes you familiar with the classroom dynamics. It will highly benefit you if you are willing to take teaching as a profession.

You do not require any certification or qualifications to teach English. Any fluent speaker with a high command in English can apply for this internship project. The interns should be flexible and patient while dealing with the students.

Buddhist school English teaching internship project in Thailand

For those who have always desired to study Buddhism and know its roots, this is the perfect chance to fulfill your desires. We bring in internship project in Thailand where you will intern to teach English at the schools operated by the Buddhist temples. As a part of their social welfare activities helped by the worldwide donations, these temples have schools established at the compound of the temple. Help the youth of Thailand learn English for a prosperous future and a better life.

Buddhist school English teaching internship project entails teaching English at the school for 4-5 hours a day, from Monday to Friday. The works of the intern depends upon the interest and qualifications, however most of the works include teaching English to the children attending the school and helping them improve their skills on writing, reading, listening and speaking. The children can be assisted with their home works, assignments, projects, personal hygiene, cleanliness and day to day affairs. Interns can help them develop training skills on physical strength, mental stability, creativity, drawing, painting, sewing, and gardening. Interns can get involved in the administrative affairs of the schools for better functioning.

The most gracious thing to do in one's life is to work for a cause. You work in this internship project to ensure a better life of these children. Your hard effort and dedication in teaching these children will reward you with whatever you wish for. Working for the Buddhist culture will enlighten you with the religion and its practices for a better understanding. Besides Buddhism, you can immerse yourself in Thai culture and experience their way of living. This internship project can help you change your perception towards life. You can not only develop skills in you but understand the notion of religion, spiritualism and inner peace.

It is important for the interns to respect the religion and obey the norms and values of the temples. You are to abide by the dressing code of conduct. While teaching interns are expected to be kind, loving, caring and passionate towards their work.

Medical/Healthcare internship project in Thailand

If you ever wished to put your knowledge that could be of the best use to others, then this might be the thing for you. Our internship project in Thailand serves to those unfortunate and needy people who are deprived of general medical assistance. If you are a medical practitioner or are willing to study medicine, get enrolled in our medical and healthcare internship project and work for the local hospitals, rural community clinics and child care centers. It is the time for you to save the lives of many.

As an intern you will work for 4 days a week starting from 8am to 4 pm in Surin, North East of Thailand ensuring the pickup and drop at the right time. Interns are to work under the supervision of local doctors and surgeons. The most basic duties of the interns include measuring temperature, weight, height and pressure. Interns can assist the doctors in ICU with the medical procedures. Interns can provide first aid treatments, go for regular rounds, conduct normal checkups, diagnose and prescribe medicines. Counseling and therapy sessions for the patients can be conducted as per the need. Interns can also help the hospital or clinic with the administrative affairs, record keeping and documentation.

The internship project will be of great advantage to those who are willing to pursue their career in medicine or wanting to study medicine. This internship can provide the interns with firsthand experience in working in the hospitals, dealing with the patients and treating them. You can learn more and improve yourself with the practical learning. Saving lives is a noble deed and helping those who seem to have lost their hope on life is a high humanitarian act. Having to work, while exploring the beauty of this tropical paradise, is like a cherry on the icing.

You are required to show a proof or certification of your medical credentials prior applying to this internship project detailing your specialized area or field of interest. Besides, interns should be mature, responsible, dedicated and patient while dealing with the patients.

Community development internship project in Thailand

Come to Thailand and help the disadvantaged through our community development projects. This project supports families, villages and communities in one of the poorest regions in Thailand. Surin is the third poorest province in Thailand and our internship projects incorporate income generating activities that help its people earn more and sustain their family. You can provide the little children.

Interns will have to work 4 days a week starting from 8 am to till 4 pm with a pick up and drop service. The tasks of the interns will depend upon the current projects undergoing. The previous income generating activities included building fish ponds and nursery projects. At present, interns are involved in making a smallholding at the ground of monastery where interns help to produce crops, fruits, vegetables, chicken, mushroom and many more. The interns will be responsible for the overall management and maintenance of the smallholding. The produce from the land will be supplied to the local villagers to feed their children. The surplus will be sold to local markets for extra income that would be beneficial to the local families and communities.

This internship project will bring good prospects to you in many ways. First, this first class abroad internship project will add value to your CV and boost your career. Secondly, with your dedication, time and effort, you can help these poor people upgrade and uplift their lives. Your small contribution can make a big difference in their life. Staying with the local people is the best opportunity to interact with them and experience their culture, lifestyle and behavior. You can also learn and practice Buddhism if you wish to. You can be the one to change their lives forever and be a reason for their happiness and prosperity.

You should be dedicated and hard working to be engaged in development projects as such. The tasks will require patience, enthusiasm and commitment. You should be cooperative with the local people and treat them with as much love and affection.

Construction internship project in Thailand

Team up with us to for a complete transformation. If you believe in changes in life, then help the community change for good through our construction internship projects in Thailand. Turn those thatched houses of bamboos and typical rustic homes into state-of-art buildings with adequate infrastructures and necessary facilities. You contribute to encounter a new community in Thailand; entirely modern and urbane.

The projects vary as per the need of the community. Projects change one after another post its completion. The major duties of the intern include mixing cements for concrete and involving in masonry. We will have a local Thai expert who will teach you Thai skills and techniques of constructing building. Throughout your internship period, you will be engaged in construction projects such as building orphanages, local schools, buildings and contribute in the overall development projects. Our coordinator will assist you, in case you don't speak Thai. We have an orientation program for you where you will be introduced to the project and briefed about your roles and responsibilities.

Contributing for the community development project is a righteous act and this effort will reward you with most amazing experience you can ever have. Involving with the projects, interacting with the local people and exploring a country full of mysteries, is no less precious. You can learn the Thai art of constructing buildings and its techniques. If you were not sure of your further specialization, this internship project just might be an eye opener. With a splendid travel and interesting projects, you will gather unforgettable memories.

It is no mandatory that the interns have a background knowledge on construction works however if you possess construction skills or experience, you are to notify us prior commencing this project. This will help us assign you with specific tasks and duties. To those who have no idea about construction, you just need to have the gut to get your hands dirty for the development of the community and its people. You should be enthusiastic, dedicated and flexible.

Elephant conservation internship project in Thailand

Elephant Conservation Project Thailand

Elephant conservation internship project caters the most to those whose motto for life is to love animals. The urgent need to save elephants in Surin was addressed when the old and sick elephants were discarded from the community and were not taken care of. Located at farming community of Tha-Tum on the outskirts of Surin, reside over 30 elephants. Global Crossroad links with local grassroots to help and nurture these creatures from further abuse and providing all sorts of assistance to support the elephants and its existence.

The major duties of the intern include feeding and taking care of these elephants by providing them food at regular intervals of time. Interns can assist the mahouts in bathing and providing daily care and treatment to these elephants. You can enjoy a wonderful time playing with these giant creatures. Sessions and campaigns can be launched to make the local aware of animal rights and the importance of conservation. Interns can contribute to the community by researching local resources, cleaning the farm, and helping in gardening and farming.

This is the most affordable first class internship abroad experience you can ever come across. You work while enjoying the beautiful nature and wildlife ensuring the most overwhelming experience ever. Once the elephants gets used to the interns, interns can get up really personal and close with them. If you are bored with the monotonous life and noisy cities, spending some quality time to conserve the elephants and taking care of them would just be a marvelous. To work for a cause that concerns nature will be an amazing memory to be cherished forever.

There are no skills and qualifications required to join this internship project. Those wish to help and support elephants are encouraged to apply. Interns should be kind, loving, enthusiastic and responsible.

Supervision and Field support

In our internship programs, the interns are directed by a group of mentors or supervisors for a proper guidance and effective learning. These supervisors are experienced and qualified in their respective fields and will ensure the interns face no problems while their stay at Thailand. 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 project in Thailand

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 internship projects at Thailand 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 to applying for Global Crossroad.

Room/Food

Global Crossroad arranges for accommodations, meals and supervision of all our interns all throughout their stay in Thailand. We have a home base in Ayutthaya with comfortable bedrooms equipped with all the basic facilities to ensure a homely environment for our interns. The home base is clean and furnished and is located in a community that is safe and secure. We do not compromise with the quality of services and security of our interns. You will get to make many friends and share experiences while you stay at home base as you will be sharing your space with many other interns from different parts of the world.

We have meal arrangements for internship project in Ayutthaya i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner. But we don't have provisions of meal in Surin. Interns can cook their own food or eat outside. The food is not very expensive. This is the perfect situation to enjoy the Thai flavors and immerse into the Thai culture. Close to the home base are local market, local bus station, restaurant and internet cafes where you can indulge in shopping and internet surfing.

Our in-country coordinator will be accessible for your assistance 24/7 and can be asked for any kind of help or information required. Our local staffs will be available any time via phone, email or personal meetings. You shall be handed over a personalized internship placement document detailing your accommodations, food arrangements and contact details of the local staffs and coordinator before your arrival at the project center.

Free time

After work from the internship projects, you can have a relaxing time at the tropical beaches in the evenings and enjoy the rocking night life of Thailand. Our program does not arrange for sightseeing and recreational activities for our interns but our local staffs and in country coordinator will assist you in providing all the information and guide for places to visit. On weekends, you can travel to cities like Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket. Our internship projects are located in Ayutthaya and Surin. Enlisted in the UNESCO's World Heritage Site, the old capital of Thailand, Ayutthaya has many interesting things stored for you. Surin is widely famous for Buddhist temples and shrines, silk and elephants. You can make your stay memorable by experiencing Thai Boxing and Thai Massage. You can rush your adrenaline level by indulging in water sports. Try trekking or jungle safari to air the freshness of the greenery. Be it while working or exploring, make the most out of your internship project in Thailand.