Job description

Kaya internships allow you to gain work experience specific to the academic field you are studying in, while working in an organisation that is making a difference in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Internships start from four weeks up to as long as six months, are focused on a specific area of an organisation, and ensure interns are placed to work under the guidance of a supervisor who can provide feedback and assessment of the work being carried out.

Kaya have placements in a wide variety of fields including business, communications and marketing, NGO and international development, graphic design, hospitality, journalism, medical and health, veterinary and many other specific areas. While on an internship with Kaya, you are developing your own skills and experience and improving your CV while also contributing to valuable development or conservation work.

Person requirements

Applicants must be over the age of 18 at programme start. Interns need to be enthusiastic, hardworking, flexible and patient. Depending on the specific position, some language and skills requirements may exist, but we work with every individual to find a placement that can accommodate for your specific skills and interests.

Company information

Kaya Responsible Travel offer a wide range of sustainable volunteer placements and internships in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Don™t just travel as a tourist with Kaya Responsible Travel, experience the real world and make a difference. Kaya gives you the opportunity to volunteer abroad, learn a language abroad, gain valuable work experience overseas, or take a gap year. As once gold medal and twice silver-medal winners of "Best Volunteer Organisation in the UK" (British Youth Travel Awards 2013,14 and 15) Kaya are recognized for our high ethical standards and quality of participant support in the field.

Person requirements

Qualifications and experience requirements

There are no specific qualification requirements for most internships, however some may require you to have previous experience or specific skills relevant to that field. Those interested in an internship will be required to send their CV to assess their suitability.

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Salary

Unpaid

Location

Africa · Asia · South America

Contract and working hours

Temporary · Full-time

Start date

Autumn/Spring/Summer/Winter

How to apply

If you would like to apply for one of our internships, please do so via the apply button.

Alternatively contact one of our placement advisors on 0161 870 6212. We really like to speak to our volunteers so that we can get a feel for what they are looking for in a placement and so we can offer the best advice possible. We can answer any questions you have regarding price and availability, with no obligations.

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 21/09/2017