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Internship in Cambodia

  • The world's best price, guaranteed. Starts at $400
  • Pay program fees directly to host families and projects
  • Safety is our #1 priority along with services of experienced staffs
  • Choose From A Wide Variety of Internship Programs ... one that is right for you

Now Helping Abroad provides internship opportunities in Cambodia where you can travel to this exotic land and do your internship for a better career and boost your resume. We offer the best priced and the most affordable internship programs for students and alike who not only want to acquire the internship experience but also want to travel the world and see new places and experience a new culture. Our internship programs are ideal as they are very affordable and career oriented which will help the interns learn the required skills and necessities for the future.

Cambodia is world renowned for its beautiful temples and picturesque landscapes. Apart from interning abroad, interns have this beautiful opportunity to experience this wonderful nation rich with history and culture. The bustling capital city of Phnom Penh, the heritage sites of the Angkor Wat, the sprawling landscapes or the historic museums that gives you a glimpse of the Khmer Rouge period, this amazing place will not fail to fascinate you.

Join our internship programs and gain internship experience as well as an experience of a lifetime.

Fees and Dates

Helping abroad offers the most affordable Cambodia internship program. Except our registration fee of $299, our fee starts as low as $400. Please go to http://www.helpingabroad.org/volunteer-in-cambodia/index.php#pf for detailed fee structure of Cambodia internship programs.

Internship Programs

Internship in Cambodia Orphanage

Internship in Cambodia Orphanage

UNICEF estimates that there are around 100,000 orphans in Cambodia due to various reasons such as poverty, conflict, disease and abandonment. Helping Abroad partners with orphanages that provide home to these unfortunate children and provide you with an opportunity to work as an intern in the orphanages.

During internship in the orphanage project, interns will be indulged in activities like teaching and taking care of the children living there. They can teach and tutor them with their homework, teach them basic life skills, and provide them with awareness in hygiene and sanitation. Interns are free to choose administration work if they want to, supporting the team with daily administration tasks and day to day office work. It is a very flexible program where interns are not restricted to only a single aspect of the program.

Interns through our programs will have the most unique opportunity to intern in an orphanage to acquire their internship abroad experience. They will also get an insight into the lives of children who live in orphanages if they are interested to get involved in social work in the future and learn administrative duties required for the functioning of such institutions and organizations. Apart from this, Cambodia is a land filled with natural beauty and amazing historical sites where you will be awestruck by its beauty and uniqueness.

Educational Requirements and Project Skills

There are no specific requirements or qualifications needed for internship in the orphanage project; however, traits like patience, flexibility and compassion are expected from the interns.

Teaching Internship in Cambodia

Teaching internship in Cambodia

Travel to Cambodia and work as an intern in schools and teach young Cambodians English. Due to lack of trained teachers and professional English teachers, improving English skills remains a herculean task for young Cambodians studying in under-resourced schools. Here is a chance for an internship experience in a foreign land full of natural beauty and rich culture.

Interns in this project will be responsible for taking English classes as per the academic curriculum and syllabus and also taking part in extracurricular activities. They will be responsible for teaching English and also can even help the teachers in curriculum development. If interested, interns can assist in administrative duties of the school as our internship programs are flexible and designed in such a way where people from different academic background can take part in this program.

Teaching English Project is highly recommended to those who want to take up teaching as a profession in the future. Interns will get to learn a lot about classroom dynamics and will get to teach English in a challenging environment. Apart from the learning experience and the roles and responsibilities of an intern, you will also get to experience an enthralling culture, visit an exotic destination and expand your professional as well as personal perspective.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

Interns do not require a specific set of skills or qualifications to work as an intern in our English teaching program. However, native English speakers or interns with basic knowledge of the English language are preferable. Non native speakers with fluent English can also apply.

Medical Internship in Cambodia

Kick start your professional journey in the medical field with internship abroad in Cambodia’s Health Care Internship Project. Helping Abroad partners with several local hospitals in Cambodia and provides internship opportunities for medical students and professionals.

The roles and responsibility of the interns in this program will be according to their qualification and skills in the medical field. Interns work will vary from doing basic medical duties like measuring patients’ blood pressure, temperature, height and weight and providing first aid care to diagnosing diseases and prescribing medicines. They will get the opportunity to work with local physicians, doctors and nurses, and will assist in counseling patients, maintaining health records and distributing medicines in health camps.

The interns will directly benefit from this program as they get to learn directly from experienced doctors and get hands-on experience in providing medical services by working in the hospitals and clinics. It is a great place to start a career in health and medical service as well as experience the fascinating culture of Cambodia and an opportunity both for personal and professional growth.

Educational Requirements and Project Skills

Interns for the Health Care Project are required to have knowledge on medical studies or should be students who are studying or already graduated from medical school. Medical certification providing the evidence of the intern’s status as a medical professional (or in the process of becoming one) should be submitted to the project while applying.

HIV/AIDS Awareness Internship in Cambodia

The devastating implications of HIV/AIDS cannot be denied in Cambodia, where the prevalence of the epidemic is one of the highest among Asia. As government efforts to reduce infections has brought the figures down, awareness campaigns and counseling is still the need of the hour.

Our internship program to create HIV/AIDS awareness will provide interns with the opportunity to work with the local organizations in spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS through campaigns and educational programs. Interns will be responsible for counseling to provide comfort, leading support groups and preparing education materials. Interns can also help take care of the sick, taking them to hospitals and administering medication to fight sickness.

Internship experience in the HIV/AIDS Awareness project is a great way to blossom humanitarian traits in you. This will provide you with the real picture of people who are actually living with HIV/AIDS and how they are coping with it as well as create awareness among the local people to prevent this disease from spreading further. Interns will also have a fabulous opportunity to visit this exotic land where you can experience the amazing landscapes, grand historical heritage sites as well as the fascinating culture and glorious cuisines.

Educational Requirements and Project Skills

Interns do not require specific skills or qualifications to intern in the HIV/AIDS Awareness project. The interns are however expected to be flexible, compassionate and patient, willing to work in the local area under various circumstances.

Internship in Local NGOs in Cambodia

Cambodia has numerous Non Government Organizations (NGOs) working in grass root level communities in tireless attempts to push the communities towards improved living conditions and prosperity. Helping Abroad collaborates with the local NGOs providing interns this fabulous opportunity to work in the development sector.

The basic responsibility of the intern will be to support and train local people in capacity building tasks like marketing, fundraising, accounting etc. and establishing communication strategies. University students can help in writing funding proposals, case studies and reports. They can also help in IT skills, teach English to the local staff and help in conducting research on the success of programs and future plans.

Internship with the local NGOs will give a wide insight to the interns into the development works carried out in the ground level in a developing country. Especially those who have an interest in development studies and humanitarian work are highly recommended to intern in this program. Apart from this, it is also a wonderful opportunity to travel and experience the beauty of this very unique country.

Educational Requirements and Project Skills

No educational requirements or skills are needed to intern in this project. However, students of development studies are highly preferred for this internship program. The interns are expected to be willing to adapt, flexible, patient and passionate about community development.

Supervision and Field Support

While working as an intern in Cambodia, your internship project is supervised and guided by experienced and qualified supervisors. In most of the cases, the head of the project will serve as your supervisor of your internship program. The supervisors are experts in their respective areas where they will help you with any problem you have and guide you professionally till the completion of the project. Depending on your qualification and time allocated for you project, you might need to pay an additional fee of $25-$50 per week to 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 Cambodia

Helping Abroad does not provide college credit in our 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. If you need college credit for your internship, please contact your own university or college. You can also talk to your professors.

Room and Food

Interns are provided with accommodations in guest houses or host families with three meals a day for the duration of the internship program. Our guesthouse in Cambodia is located in a very safe neighborhood in the capital city of Phnom Penh near the Olympic Stadium and the Orussey Market. Our guest house is ideally located as it is very close to the local markets, internet cafes, restaurants, local bus stations, local police station and departmental stores. The guesthouse provides bedrooms with basic amenities with comfortable bedrooms and communal areas. There is a shared kitchen, television, hammocks, internet access and common bathrooms with hot and cold running water.

Meanwhile, accommodations with host families are in simple and clean houses in friendly communities where the families you will live with are respectable members of the community. Most of our host families have prior experience with hosting international visitors where the intern will have an invaluable opportunity to learn the ways and customs of Cambodia and immerse in its culture.

Interns are provided with three meals a day that includes lunch, breakfast and dinner. We also cater vegetarian meals but interns are requested to provide this information while applying for the program. The program does not include other meals and beverages apart from the three meals.

Specific details regarding accommodations, food and contact details of the local coordinator and the supervisor will be provided in a personalized internship placement document prior to your arrival.

Free Time

Interns have a lot to gain and experience in their free time as you have a plethora of options of spare time activities in Cambodia. Though we don't arrange activities for interns, our local staff, members and coordinators will provide you with the needed information for the various activities you choose for. You can visit the ancient temple of Angkor Wat, go for hikes, try out the exotic Cambodian cuisines or opt for adventurous sports. Whatever you do, our local staff will help you in providing the best options for you to make the right decision.