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,
COLOMBIA | Top
COLOMBIA - Teach English at Rotary project in Bogota
COLOMBIA - in Bogota. Fiduprevisora investment
banking company, room and board provided. Unpaid. High level of
COLOMBIA - Bogota. Work for government legislature.
Excellent Spanish required. Ideal for political science major.
COSTA RICA | Top
COSTA RICA - Teach English at Centro Cultural
Costarricense Norteamericano in San Jose de Costa Rica, with room and
board and a small monthly stipend of $ 70.- minimum of three terms =
FINLAND - Jot-Automation: a subsidiary of Rohwedder
Production solutions in Oulu. Computer design work for robotics,
automation processes, hardware, software, manufacturing logistics, building
and designing prototypes.
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.
IRELAND - New Media Technology. Various engineering positions.
- Two volunteer positions at the Balagram orphanage in Perumbavoor,
Kerala province, in southern India. Room and board are provided.
The orphanage serves 35 children.
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.
IRELAND - North County Leader
www.northcountyleader.ie, a newspaper company in Dublin. For students
majoring in journalism.
IRELAND - Codec www.codec.ie
in Dublin. Computer engineering.
JAPAN | Top
1. JAPAN (Room and Board provided) - The Co-Op Net Group
will accept up to 9 students to work from June 20 until August 20, assignments
to various retail stores and one food / non-food distribution center.
Japanese language proficiency at least end of second year. Housing with
local families. Ideal for business majors.
2. Via the International
Department of the Japanese Consumers’ Co-Operative Union
(JCCU) , work in either day care centers for the elderly, or provide medial
assistance. Please read www.jccu.coop/eng
LAOS | Top
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 required. Work in a computer
center teaching school-age children how to use computers.
MEXICO | Top
MEXICO - Mision Mexico: Dando Amor, Vida y Esperanza, an orphanage with 42 children in Chiapas,
NEPAL | Top
Volunteer positions working with children at various orphanages in
Kathmandu. Free room and board are provided. Arrangements
are made through the local Rotary Clubs.
POLAND | Top
1. Teaching English for some members of the Methodist Church in Ostroda.
2. Teaching English for the
King’s School of English in Ostroda.
Paid internships in marketing, communication, administration, public
relations, advertising, tourism, international relations, working for
NGOs, human rights advocates. Internships include either full room
and board with a host family, or dormitory-style accommodations.
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.