GLOBAL IMPACT INTERNSHIP
what is it
A transformative internship program for purpose-driven undergraduate students that combines social impact projects with responsible leadership training.
The Global Impact Internship is a 6-week program for undergraduate students that aims to develop the next generation of responsible and inclusive leaders. Offered over Fall, Winter, and Spring terms, students consult directly for a social enterprise or NGO, immerse themselves virtually in a new country and culture, and receive valuable leadership training. Students from universities all around the globe work together in virtual teams of 3-to-4 members on their social impact project while developing key soft and hard skills responsible leadership skills. Supported by group coaching, project mentoring, and deep reflection, students will learn by doing, learn by thinking, and learn by reflecting on both a personal and a professional level. When travel is allowed, students can also opt to join a 7-10 day Impact Learning Trek to visit their field partner, discover the social impact ecosystem, and present their projects in person.
Level: Undergraduate Students
Duration: 5 to 6 Weeks
Virtual Location Options: Peru or South Africa
Social Impact Project
Group social impact project work with international NGO or social enterprise
Develop students’ responsible leadership skills and knowledge
Exposes students to cross-cultural awareness and Intelligence