BRAZIL - CEPEL ELECTRIC ENERGY RESEARCH CENTER,
Special Technologies Department,
Superconductivity Laboratory. Internships in electrical
engineering, electronic engineering, material sciences and engineering,
chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, applied chemistry and
applied physics. Basic conversational Portuguese is required to
communicate outside the lab. Knowledge of computer programming is
desirable: C, C++, MathLab, MathCAD, etc. (this would be
desirable if a person would work with computational simulation).
CEPEL has about 500 employees and is the major energy provider to the
City of Rio de Janeiro.
BRAZIL - Eletrobras Cepel Electric Energy Research Center in Rio de
Janeiro. Special Technologies Department, Superconductivity Laboratory.
Undergraduates receive 800 Reais per month, graduates earn 1,500 Reais
per month. Free lunch and free shuttle service. For majors in Electrical
engineering, electronic engineering, Applied physics and chemistry,
material engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, renewable
energies. Local staff assists with housing accommodations
BRAZIL - ISER Instituto de Estudos da Religiao, partially supported
by the Ford Foundation, Gloria, Rio de Janeiro. Volunteer positions in
the fields of neighborhood watch, research, training , gender studies,
Volkswagen: in Mumbai and Pune (production site) – automotive and mechanical engineering
Rehabilitation, education and cultural development center for abused
children. Unpaid volunteer positions in several locations.
Unique opportunity for a student majoring in the field of ecology or
composting to work for a large recycling plant on the island of Bali
INDONESIA - Volunteer at various
orphanages on the island of Bali. Suitable for people in the
fields of social work, communications, art therapy, marketing.
Volunteers must love children ages 5-17. Free housing is provided
but participants must pay $100 to cover food costs.
Yayasan Dharma Jati,
orphanage on the island of Bali. The Dharma Jati Foundation was started 32 years ago. It has currently 70 kids, ages
5 - 25. Teach English from 7 am - 10 am. Schedule is
breakfast snack at 6:00 AM, teach english from 7-10 AM, lunch at 11 AM,
afternoon free until 6 PM dinner. No work on Friday. A
participant would have her or his own room with a window on the third
floor. Assist also with offerings, cleaning floors and other matters.
6 kids have no parents. 30 lost their parents later in life. This is a
volunteer position, but room and board are provided. Bring some
used clothes for a range of ages. The location is about
3 km from the center of Denpasar, the capital city of Bali. A student
must be able to live on chicken, tofu, rice, sambal, crackers, fish,
pork and water. The communication will be in English.
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JAPAN (Room and Board provided) - One
position teaching English at three levels of a private school:
kindergarten, elementary and junior high school. In Kanagawa
prefecture. Free room and board and a small stipend. From June 10 to
August 15, 2018. Level of Japanese required - second to third year.
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LAOS (English only) -
LAO FRIENDS HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN in Luang Prabang.
This is an unpaid
English teaching position. Teach English Monday - Friday, preferable
with ESL teaching experience. There are 60 staff members (17 doctors and
37 nurses and technical assistants). Each
staff member is required to attend at least one English lesson per week. A volunteer would teach
8 am until 5 pm, 5 days per week.
Small class size: 3
- 6 students. They use the Oxford curriculum. The teaching would take
place at the hospital. The hospital handles 100 patients per day. It has
22 beds and a communal kitchen. A candidate should bring US $ 1,800. Accommodations are $400/month,
plus food costs an additional $200/month. Luang Prabang is a UNESCO site with 36
restored Buddhist temples.
LAOS (English only) - Caruso Handicrafts in
Vientiane and Luang Prabang. www.carusolao.com
One student who can help with a website and other IT tasks including
LAOS - English only. Work in a computer
center teaching school-age children how to use computers.
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Volunteer positions working with children at various orphanages in
Kathmandu. Free room and board are provided. Arrangements
are made through the local Rotary Clubs.
TIBET - Two six month internships in Guest Relations at the St. Regis
Hotel in Lhasa. Monthly stipend of 2000 RMB (approx $330) plus
room and board. Some mandarin Chinese required. We aware of
the very high altitude of about 11,500 feet (3800 meters) and consult
with your doctor if you are not accustomed to very high altitude.