Volunteer & Study Abroad
With the increasing interest of international short-term volunteering, internships and study abroad experiences, many US undergraduate and graduate student are gaining valuable insight through structured developmental programs or through field work for which they do not directly received academic credit.
A Broader View’s short-term study abroad and volunteer internships are perfect for students, especially if you are seeking affordable and flexible opportunities. Gain professional insight to bolster your resume, explore a new city, learn a new language and gain a broader view of the World.
With such a wide range of study abroad destinations and volunteer projects to to pick from, here are a few highlighted locations where you can maximize your time and gain relevant professional experience while volunteering, interning or study abroad:
Volunteer in Colombia, Cartagena
Perched high overlooking the Caribbean and surrounded by 8 miles of centuries old colonial stone walls, Cartagena has been transforming into one of the world’s hottest destinations for trend-setting travelers. Described as a romantic setting by most travel sites, Cartagena is a city of neighborhoods dotted with boutique hotels, side walk cafes, street musicians, palm filled plazas and cobbled streets.
Short term volunteer opportunities and internship programs are based in Cartagena. Women’s Empowerment programs, Social Welfare and Development projects, Language and Cultural Immersion, Volunteer teaching, and more. Volunteering in Colombia is an excellent way to discover this fascinating country. Volunteer and internship opportunities are available year-round.
Colombia Volunteer & Internship Program links:
Volunteer in Nepal, Kathmandu
Kathmandu Nepal provides the setting for an eye-opening and unforgettable volunteer and study abroad experience. It is the capital and largest city of Nepal, and offers visitors a mix of the modern life and ancient culture. Parts of this bustling city are very crowded and run down, and other areas are architecturally stunning and home to numerous notable Hindi and Buddhist temples, monkeys, and ancient buildings. Kathmandu has many attractions, but the essence of the country is its smiling, friendly people with their heartfelt palm-pressed greetings. Take a step back in time, volunteer in Nepal.
Short term volunteer and long term placements are available. Medical, nursing and dental internships programs are based in Kathmandu. HealthCare and Dental Internships, Women’s Empowerment programs, Social Welfare and Educational Development, Language and Cultural Immersion, Animal Welfare conservation projects, and more. Volunteering in Nepal is a great option for the more adventurous volunteers. Flexible program start dates are available year-round.
Nepal Volunteer & Medical/Dental Internship Program links:
Volunteer in India, Jaipur
Jaipur is also the capital of Rajasthan, the royal land of Rajput`s and Maharajas. The city still holds the glory of its history in its bazaars and architecture. The glimpse of India`s culture, traditions, food can be seen on the streets and its people`s life. With splendid fortresses, majestic palaces, tranquil temples and beautiful havelis; Jaipur turns out to be an ideal location to study or volunteer abroad.
Short term volunteer and medical internship placements are available. Medical, nursing and veterinarian internships programs are based in Jaipur. HealthCare and Dental Internships, Women’s Empowerment programs, Social Welfare and Educational Development, Elephant and Animal Welfare conservation projects, and more. Volunteering in India is a great option for the more adventurous volunteers. Flexible program start dates are available year-round.
India Volunteer & Medical Internship Program links:
Volunteer in Zambia, Livingstone
Named after the famous Scottish explorer Dr. David Livingstone who explored this area of the World extensively. Livingstone’s architecture and culture still stirs memories of days gone by. The city still has a colonial feel which people are incredibly proud of.
The city is fascinating to visitors – museums, colonial architecture, traditional village life, local food and the general African lifestyle. Located only minutes away from Livingstone is Victoria Falls, a natural wonder of the World. This is an area of Africa which is rich in history, and offers adventure travelers an opportunity of a lifetime.
Short term volunteering and long-term volunteer opportunities and medical or nursing internship programs are based around the villages of Livingstone. Medical internships, nursing internships, social welfare and educational development projects are available year-round, with flexible program start dates
Zambia Volunteer & Medical Internship Program links:
Volunteer in Chile, La Serena
La Serena is Chile’s second-oldest city and sits perched high in the hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The city maintains its Spanish neo-colonial style seen throughout the neighborhoods and downtown areas. Lush with beautiful green gardens, La Serena has over 30 churches and a romantic avenue of replica classical Italian statues and elegant colonial buildings.
Located only an hours’ flight from the capital, La Serena is a great area to live and learn and volunteer. From here you can reach the Elqui Valley, famous for producing “Pisco”, (the traditional drink of choice in the Andes), and for being one of the world’s major astronomical centers due to its clear skies (Tololo, Campanas and Silla Observatories).
Short and long-term volunteer opportunities and internship programs are based in La Serena and Coquimbo (neighboring community). Social Welfare and Educational Development projects and Language and Cultural Immersion programs are available year round. Volunteering in Chile is a great way to be fully immersed, strength your language skills and learn more about this fascinating country.
Chile Volunteer & Internship Program links: