Internship, Research & Volunteer Opportunities:
Be sure to register with the Global Research and Internship Program (GRIP) before applying directly to any of the opportunities below. Please note that NAU has neither vetted nor endorsed these organizations or opportunities (except for the NAU-specific opportunities). It is your responsibility to ensure that an opportunity found with an organization listed here or anywhere else meets your personal standards of safety and quality as well as your academic and professional goals?
The NAU Education Abroad office maintains this web site as a service to NAU students for their international fieldwork seeking efforts.
Registering a fieldwork experience with the Education Abroad office for both credit and non-credit experiences does not indicate an endorsement or recommendation from NAU or the NAU Center for International Education (“NAU”).
It is the applicants’s sole responsibility to ensure that any fieldwork opportunity found with an organization listed on the Education Abroad website or anywhere else meets the applicant’s personal standards of safety, integrity, and quality as well as the user’s academic and professional goals. For more information on how to evaluate fieldwork opportunities, please contact the Education Abroad advisor.
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|Child Family Health International||I/V||Various||All (Varies)||Health Professions|
|School for Field Studies||R/S||Various||All (Varies)||Life Sciences|
|National Expedition and Internship (Massey)||I||New Zealand||Summer (3/15)||Communication, Business & Sciences|
|USAC Internship Opportunities||I||Various||All (Varies)||Multiple|
|NAU Hospitality Internship on Easter Island||I/S||Chile||Summer (3/15)||Spanish, Recreation, HRM|
|The Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT)||R||Asia & Oceania||Summer (10/15)||Health Professions, Social & Life Sciences|
|Field Methods in Archaeology: Investigating Maya Civilization||FW||Belize||Summer (3/15)||Anthropology|
|Dental Hygiene Campus Community Partnership||V||Guatemala||Summer (3/15)||Health Professionals|
|Nursing with Dorothy Dunn||V||Guatemala||Winter (12/1)||Nursing|
|Tropical Research in Costa Rica||R||Costa Rica||Summer (3/15)||Sciences, Spanish & Recreation|
|Learn International||I/V||Ireland||All (Varies)||Multiple|
|Overseas Professional & Intercultural Training Program (OPIT)||I||SE Europe & Eurasia||Summer (3/15)||Multiple|
|Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD)||I/V||Various||All (Varies)||Multiple|
|Cultural Vistas||I||Various||All (Varies)||Multiple|
|The International Association for the Exchange Students of Technical Experience (IAESTE)||I||Various||Summer (Jan.)||Engineering & Sciences|
|International Wilderness Leadership School (IWLS)||I||Various||All (Varies)||Recreation|
|SIT: Switzerland Banking, Finance, and Social Responsibility||I/S||Switzerland||Fall (5/15)||Business|
|CEA Internships||I||Various||All (Varies)||Multiple|
|Humanity in Action||FW||Various||Summer (Dec.)||Multiple|
|U.S. Department of State Internships||I||Various||All (10/15, 3/1, 7/1)||Multiple (es. Social Sciences)|
|The Critical Language Scholarship Program||LP||Various||All (11/16)||Multiple (es. Social Sciences)|
|International Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)||R||Various||Summer (Varies)||Mathematics and Sciences|
|The University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP)||R||Japan||Summer (Mar.)||Sciences|
|Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)||R||Germany||Summer (Jan.)||Engineering & Sciences|
|The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)||R||Germany||Summer (Jan.)||Multiple|
|Pasteur Foundation Summer Internship Program||R||France||Summer (Dec.)||Sciences|
|School of Life Sciences Summer Research Program||R||Switzerland||Summer (Jan.)||Biology or Chemistry|
NAU: Opportunities developed by NAU faculty or staff
Partner: Organizations that are formally partnered with the NAU Education Abroad office
National: Opportunities that are sponsored by governments, have no or small programs fees and are competitive
Provider: Organizations & companies not partnered with the NAU Education Abroad Office.
Language Program: LP
Websites to find other internship, research or volunteer opportunities:
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms
Volunteer South America (Free volunteer opportunities in Latin America)