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Virtual Internship
Programs

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Overview

Yes, you can still intern abroad this summer. Get the practical experience you need to land your purpose-driven international dream job – from home.

Spend this summer analysing photos of baby sea turtles or scanning drone footage of tropical coral reefs. Alternatively, set up a fundraising campaign for a women’s empowerment organisation or teach English to social entrepreneurs.

 

GVI Virtual Internships include practical work experience with a range of governments, NGOs and social enterprises in locations around the world, daily one-on-ones with an assigned mentor and weekly masterclasses delivered by local experts.

 

Don’t let the current global reality stop you. Get started today and make a living out of something you’re truly passionate about.

  • After successful completion you’ll have:
  • certificates from the University of Richmond and GVI to add to your resume,  as evidence of the theory, learnt and skills gained
  • project-based experience, demonstrating to employers your ability to apply these skills to real-world scenarios and organisations
  • a final project to enhance your resume and discuss with employers
  • a professional recommendation from your mentor as a testimony to the skills you developed
  • a global network of peers and industry professionals.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

1
Choose a
subject area
Choose between
8 different subject areas
2
Choose a
project focus
Complete your project
work in 1 of 6 areas

Project Focus Areas

Choose to complete your project work in 1 of 6 focus areas.
Alternatively, choose not to focus and complete projects in a range of areas.

OPERATIONS AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
DATA ANALYSIS AND RESEARCH
MARKETING, MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS
Fundraising
Law Advocacy and Policy
Multi-focus

What you get

REAL-WORLD PROJECTS

Complete a project that solves a problem for a real organisation and add it to your resume.


A PROFESSIONAL RECOMMENDATION

Get a professional recommendation from your personal mentor that details your skills and accomplishments.


NEW, VERIFIABLE SKILLS

Learn new skills, relevant to an impact-focused profession, and apply them to real scenarios.


ENDORSED CERTIFICATE

Complete three online courses and earn a certificate from the University of Richmond.


PERSONAL MENTORSHIP

Receive support during weekly one-on-ones and career coaching sessions from your dedicated mentor.


MASTERCLASS LECTURE SERIES

Attend an immersive series of lectures delivered by leading academics, professionals and local experts.


Up To

£545

Grants
£545 GRANT TOWARDS A LONG-TERM, IN-COUNTRY INTERNSHIP

Book and pay your Virtual Internship Program, and receive a £545 grant towards
an internship in any of our locations around the world.

Prices

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Durations

40 Hours
80 Hours
120 Hours
Study pace :   20 hours per week
2 Weeks
4 weeks
6 weeks
Study pace :   5 hours per week
8 Weeks
16 Weeks
24 Weeks
Price

£1045

£1345

£1645

What's Included?