Global Impact Virtual Internship

100% ONLINE

INTERN VIRTUALLY, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH A GLOBAL NONPROFIT OR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE.


CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PROGRAM PAGE FOR THE FALL SESSION OF THE GLOBAL IMPACT VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP


Global Leadership Adventures offers part-time virtual internships each season of the year.

Students ages 14-19 who participate will develop essential leadership and career development skills, while working on initiatives centered around the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development worldwide.

Build your personal competitive edge, as part of a cohort of internship participants working in partnership with our global nonprofit and social enterprise partners.

Virtual internship hours are part-time and flexible to work with your school schedule.

CHOOSE A THEMATIC
THEMATIC FOCUS AREA
AND COLLABORATE ONLINE
WITH YOUR FELLOW INTERNS

COMPLETE OUR
CORE CURRICULUM

AND ENGAGE WITH FASCINATING
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


YOUR INTERNSHIP MAKES FOR A GREAT HIGHLIGHT ON ANY COMPETITIVE COLLEGE APPLICATION, ESSAY OR RESUME.


Teen internships like this one are still unique, but are becoming more requisite all the time for students looking to stand out within large, competitive university applicant pools.

  • Determine whether the focus area you choose, such as Public Health & Medicine or Social Justice, is a good fit for your future education or career path.
  • Create a portfolio of evidence from completed project work to enhance your college application or resume.
  • GLA can also provide any supporting documentation and serve as an organization of record, should you want to earn college credits for the internship.

At the end of your Global Impact Virtual Internship, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, alongside a professional Letter of Recommendation signed by your Internship Supervisor.

CHOOSE A THEMATIC FOCUS AREA
THAT MATCHES YOUR INTERESTS

ENGAGE AND COLLABORATE USING
ANY INTERNET-CONNECTED DEVICE

RECEIVE MENTORSHIP & GUIDANCE
FROM EXPERTS AND PROFESSIONALS


MAKE A MEANINGFUL GLOBAL IMPACT. ALL FROM THE COMFORT OF HOME.


Participants who register, alongside their fellow student interns in their cohort, will communicate with the GLA internship team and our host organizations via various digital platforms including Zoom and an online project dashboard.

Global Leadership Advnetures serves as the management, support and resource provider of your internship.

Meanwhile, vetted and mission-driven local organizations from different corners of the globe will serve as the virtual “host organizations” for the thematic content of the internships.

Keynote speakers will also provide exceptional learning experiences for participants.

All Keynote Sessions will be recorded and shared to all enrolled students for remote access after the internship.

FOR HIGH-ACHIEVING
TEENS AGES 14-19

LEARN YOUR PERSONAL
LEADERSHIP STYLE


ARE YOU READY TO BE THE CHANGE YOU WISH TO SEE IN THE WORLD?


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Access to a desktop computer or laptop with reliable internet
  2. Working web camera and microphone for virtual course participation
  3. Active email address to communicate with your Internship Supervisor
  4. Ability to commit to the 6-week virtual course schedule
  5. English language proficiency
  6. Must be between the ages of 14-19

Questions? Call us during office hours at 858-771-0645 to speak with an Admissions Team Member.

SOCIAL JUSTICE
PLUS
CHILDREN & EDUCATION

PUBLIC HEALTH & MEDICINE
PLUS
SPORT FOR HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP
PLUS
ANIMAL & WILDLIFE CONSERVATION


THE FALL SESSION OF THE GLOBAL IMPACT VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP IS NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION.


The Fall Session of the Global Impact Virtual Internship will take place from October 25 – December 10, 2021.

Choose from one of these focus areas for your internship:

  • Social Justice (plus Children & Education)
  • Environmental Stewardship (plus Animal & Wildlife Conservation)
  • Public Health & Medicine (plus Sport for Health & Development)

The deadline to register is October 11, 2021. Tuition is $1,999 USD.

Internships Menu
Internship Tuition
Internship Components
Strengths Finder
  • Find your personal and professional strengths
  • You will take the Gallup Strengthsfinder Assessment as part of your virtual internship
  • Discover the 5 primary strengths in your personal repertoire
  • Learn how you can best reach your desired outcomes via:
    • relationship building
    • strategic thinking
    • execution of plans
    • social influences
Core Curriculum

HARD SKILLS

The Core Curriculum is delivered through a series of leadership and career development workshops, with the goal of ensuring that all students come away with hard skills and verifiable technical competencies in a variety of areas.

  • Brand Identity
  • Project Management
  • Investigation & Research
  • Technology & Design
  • Content Creation & Production
  • Virtual Presentation Skills

SOFT SKILLS

In addition, the Core Curriculum strives to help students hone and develop essential soft skills that can be applied in their future endeavors, whether academic or professional.

  • Adaptability & Flexibility
  • Communication
  • Growth Mindset
  • Initiative & Self Drive
  • Teamwork & Conflict Resolution
  • Decision Making
  • Innovation
  • Cross-Cultural Competence
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reliability & Accountability