GLOBAL IMPACT VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP

WINTER SESSION

RUNS JANUARY 17 – FEBRUARY 25. REGISTER BY JANUARY 7.
INTERNSHIP TUITION IS $1,999.

WHY BECOME A GLOBAL IMPACT VIRTUAL INTERN?

  • ENJOY A 100% ONLINE EXPERIENCE, EXCLUSIVELY FOR TEENS AGES 14-19.
  • COMPLETE A PART-TIME INTERNSHIP, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH A GLOBAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION OR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE.
  • WORK WITH EXPERIENCED INTERNSHIP SUPERVISORS.
  • MAKE A MEANINGFUL DIFFERENCE OVER THE COURSE OF SIX WEEKS.
  • ENGAGE VIRTUALLY WITH YOUR PEERS THROUGH DISCUSSION, GROUP PROJECTS AND INDEPENDENT STUDY.

JANUARY 17 - FEBRUARY 25

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

CORE CURRICULUM

SCHEDULE
07:00PM – 09:00PM ET
04:00PM – 06:00PM PT


WITH INTERNSHIP SUPERVISOR
AND OTHER INTERNS

SATURDAYS

THEMATIC FOCUS AREA

SESSION 1
11:00AM – 01:00PM ET
08:00AM – 10:00AM PT

SESSION 2
02:00PM – 04:00PM ET
11:00AM – 01:00PM PT

WITH OVERSEAS HOST ORGANIZATION
AND OTHER INTERNS

WEEKLY

STUDY AND PROJECT WORK

SCHEDULE
APPROXIMATELY

5 HOURS PER WEEK

COMPLETED SOLO
OR WITH YOUR GROUP

REGISTER FOR THE WINTER SESSION
BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 7TH

$1,999 TUITION TO REGISTER

JANUARY 17 - FEBRUARY 25

CHOOSE A THEMATIC FOCUS AREA THAT MATCHES YOUR INTERESTS. YOU WILL COLLABORATE DIRECTLY WITH AN OVERSEAS HOST ORGANIZATION FOCUSED ON THIS FIELD ALONGSIDE OTHER INTERNS WHO SHARE YOUR PASSIONS. 

PUBLIC HEALTH
& MEDICINE

PLUS SPORT FOR HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT

Collaborate on public health ideas and initiatives with SportsTec as they aid rural communities in South Africa

SATURDAYS

ONLINE FOCUS AREA SESSION 1
11:00AM – 01:00PM ET
08:00AM – 10:00AM PT
WITH SPORTSTEC

In Collaboration With:

Sportstec

Region of Impact:

South Africa

Explore topics related to:

Building the case for public health campaigns and physical activity as means for an empowered society.

Why choose this focus area?

When properly delivered, sports have the unique power to bring about better health outcomes and foster social change, especially in resource-poor environments.

On this virtual internship, you will learn how public health campaigns are critical to community health outcomes. Also, discover how meaningful and engaging physical activity such as sports can be used as a vehicle to address positive youth development as well as its impact on public health.

About your overseas internship partner organization:

SportsTec was established in 2006 and has a proven track record in using sports to address the requirements of numerous organizations.

This includes positive youth development as well as physical activity and physical education, school sports, community sports, life skills, leagues and tournaments, coach and teacher education and talent identification.

UNITED NATIONS
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
GOOD HEALTH
QUALITY EDUCATION
REDUCED INEQUALITY

SOCIAL
JUSTICE

PLUS CHILDREN & EDUCATION

Advocate with Amano for the continuation of traditional techniques through stories and good design

SATURDAYS

ONLINE FOCUS AREA SESSION 2
02:00PM – 04:00PM ET
11:00AM – 01:00PM PT

WITH AMANO MARKETPLACE

In Collaboration With:

Amano Marketplace

Region of Impact:

Guatemala

Explore topics related to:

Building the case for social justice through education equality and local economic development.

Why choose this focus area?

Equal access to quality education is important to creating long-term, community-based solutions to promote peace and justice.

On this virtual internship you will explore the complexities of achieving education equality and gain a unique perspective on what organizations are doing to empower Guatemalans, specifically Indigenous women and children, through both education and the creation of socially-minded local economic opportunities.

About your overseas internship partner organization:

Amano Marketplace is a collaborative platform for Latin American artisans that was born in response to the global health crisis.

Amano partners with 20+ artisanal groups, brands and organizations in an effort to connect artisans with the fair trade market. They advocate for collaboration and the continuation of tradition through design, stories, and experiences.

UNITED NATIONS
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
QUALITY EDUCATION
GENDER EQUALITY
ECONOMIC GROWTH

EARN COLLEGE CREDIT FOR YOUR INTERNSHIP
THROUGH PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY

$750 ADD-ON FEE TO ENROLL

JANUARY 17 - FEBRUARY 25

COMPLETE A CORE CURRICULUM WITH YOUR PEERS AND THROUGH THE GUIDANCE OF YOUR INTERNSHIP SUPEVISOR. LEARN AND DEVELOP CRITICAL SKILLS THAT WILL SUPPORT YOU ON YOUR FUTURE EDUCATION AND CAREER PATHS.

CORE CURRICULUM
COURSES

BE THE CHANGE.

Develop essential leadership skills and build toward meaningful career development goals.

TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS

CORE CURRICULUM COURSES
07:00PM – 9:00PM ET
04:00PM – 06:00PM PT
WITH YOUR GROUP/PEERS

36 hours of virtual sessions between core curriculum and focus area time over six weeks.

INDEPENDENT STUDY
AND PROJECTS

MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

Our part-time, flexible schedule is designed to work with your school and life calendar.

WEEKLY DURING YOUR FREE TIME

INDEPENDENT STUDY AND PROJECTS
AT YOUR DISCRETION
DURING THE WEEK
TYPICALLY COMPLETED SOLO

30 hours of self-guided project work or internship group engagement over six weeks.

OPTIONAL
OFFICE HOURS

JOIN THE MOVEMENT.

Check in with your Internship Supervisor, ask questions and discuss course projects.

AVAILABLE WEEKLY

MEET WITH GLA INTERNSHIP STAFF
OFFICE HOURS VARY
BY WEEK

WITH YOUR INTERNSHIP SUPERVISOR

Office hours are 100% optional but are available to all student interns on a weekly basis.

LOOKING FOR FINANCIAL AID?
LIMITED SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE.

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP CONSIDERATION

AS A GLOBAL IMPACT VIRTUAL INTERN, EARN MERITS FOR YOUR EFFORTS. NOT ONLY WILL YOU RECEIVE A SIGNED RECOMMENDATION LETTER AND EARN OPTIONAL SERVICE HOURS, YOU WILL ALSO BE AWARDED A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION.

COMPLETE THIS:

66 TOTAL IMPACT HOURS

10 hours with host organization engagement
24 hours of skill development
2 hours final project presentation
30 total hours of self-guided project work

AND EARN THIS:

AWARDS AND MERITS

A professional letter of recommendation
A certificate of completion
Up to 20 hours of community service
Experience for college applications and essays

SIGN UP FOR THE FALL SESSION
BY THE JANUARY 7, 2022 REGISTRATION DEADLINE

$1,999 TUITION TO REGISTER