International Internships in Social Work

If you’re a people person and want to give back to communities abroad, Intern Abroad HQ’s affordable Social Work internships enable you to cultivate cultural intelligence, expand your global network and polish essential soft skills by joining a pioneering organization of experienced social workers.

Whether you want to support children, at risk youth, refugees and people living with disabilities, or help tackle global issues such as poverty, conflict resolution, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse and gender issues - our global Social Work internships are customized for students, graduates and young professionals to meet specific career goals or academic requirements.

We offer Social Work internships abroad for those who want to combine experiential learning with an overseas adventure, as well as remote Social Work internships for those who prefer the flexibility and freedom of working from home and choosing their own hours.

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Abroad internships

Social Work internships in Italy

Social Work in Italy

Internship abroad in Rome, Italy

Social Work internships in Italy offer placement opportunities within social assistance bureaus and cooperatives. These may be local, national, or international associations for the support of disadvantaged people. Interns may participate in various planning events to promote economic and social welfare.

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Social Work Internships in Cape Town South Africa

Social Work in South Africa

Internship abroad in Cape Town, South Africa

Gain social work insights and experience in Cape Town’s townships. Through collaboration with well-established, high profile, non-profit organizations in various sectors, interns assist with the challenging and demanding role of assisting the most disadvantaged members of the South African community.

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Social Work & Education Internships in Zanzibar

Social Work & Education in Tanzania

Internship abroad in Zanzibar, Tanzania

A unique internship that helps local people of all ages through education, job training and personal development. These are highly customizable internships that cater for your skills and goals, with the opportunity to really make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged people in Zanzibar.

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Remote internships

NGO Support & Social Development remote internships out of India

Social Work & NGO Support

Remote Internships out of India

Provide virtual assistance and support to NGOs in India that are active in various fields of social work, supporting underprivileged women, vulnerable children, low-income families, or other disadvantaged communities. Help with reporting, awareness, fundraising and supporting vulnerable people to find jobs and improve their quality of life.

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Human Rights and Anti-Racism remote internships out of Israel

Human Rights and Anti-Racism

Remote Internships out of Israel

Gain in-depth insight into the complexity of the political situation in Israel and Palestine, and assist with advocacy work for disadvantaged communities. Interns help local NGOs with political analysis and networking, and join communications and PR activities to raise awareness of discrimination issues.

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Remote Internships in Social Work and NGO Support out of Tanzania

Social Work & NGO Support

Remote Internships out of Tanzania

Virtual interns on this Social Work and NGO Support internship help organizations in Tanzania that provide services to vulnerable people. Whether it’s supporting children, women, HIV patients, minority groups or at-risk youth, interns learn first-hand from social workers on the front line in Tanzania. Contributing to an online social work internship out of Tanzania is an opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and mentors within the field.

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Interning has never been this easy!

Intern Abroad HQ places students, graduates and young professionals into affordable internships abroad and innovative remote internships you can do from home.

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Availability: When can you do an internship

Our internship abroad programs are available year-round with minimum durations starting at 2 weeks. We offer flexible start dates to work in with your schedule. Whether you’re looking for a summer internship abroad or if you’re in between opportunities and would like to grow your global experience, we can customize an internship to match your unique motivations.

Our remote internships programs are also available year-round with customizable scheduling. You can choose from a range of online program options, ranging from 100 hours up to 350 hours. These internships are completed 100% online so you can work from home or anywhere in the world. See how it works.