International Development Internship Work Experience Placement

- International Development

Why the placement is right for you

The international development placement offers you the opportunity to examine the central issues facing developing countries in today’s globalised world and to learn practical skills that will enable you to work in business, social enterprise and NGOs in the future.

The international development placements address the theories of development, but actively examines how development works practically in the field in developing and developed countries.

We will support you from start to finish, and with everything in between. We got you!

Placement Focus


International Development Internship Work Experience Placement 1

Volunteering with Vocational Impact has changed my life. Before this experience, I was just a student at a university extracting information from books, and I never had any practical experience.

The VIP Experience

We will tailor the placement focus around your interests, whether you’re interested in conducting research for your education or degree subject, or joining an active team working on the front line in a different cultural environment, we will guide you through each step and make you feel like a VIP through the whole journey. 

What you can expect 

✔ Accommodation – You will stay in a secure and dedicated volunteer cottage/room. 

✔ Meals – You will eat with your host and residents and experience authentic local food. 

✔︎ 30 + hours of interactive cross-cultural training and practice

✔ Certificate of learning – proof this is not a holiday!

✔︎ 24/7 Support – We got you from the minute you commit, all the way through to completion. 

✔ Transportation – Airport drop off and collection. Plus all placement related transport (to and from partner NGOs and projects) 

✔ Experience of a lifetime – no exaggeration!

✔︎ Vocational Impact international development donation

✔︎ Weekends off for travel opportunities 

Full support details here…

International Development Internship Work Experience Placement 2

Vocational Impact really helped set up my year long placement and tailored the topics and projects to my specific degree requirements. No other volunteer organisation provides this level of support.

Taking Your International Development Degree Out Of The Classroom

– Not just learning from the textbook at university but learning from the people.

– Being a part of World AIDS Day and the celebration of life!

– Understanding real-life fundraising, donation structures and being a part of it

– NGOs needs are matched with university students. You will gain valuable work-experience with Vocational Impact

Where do I start 

Complete the below enquiry form, and we will send you tailored information and guide you through the application process. We will then arrange to speak with you so we can answer any last questions, and then it’s up to you to make the final decision and commit. We know it is a HUGE decision, but we are here for you every step of the way.

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