Volunteer Internship Program

Customized remote and in-person community-based internships opportunities across the country

Our Current Locations

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
New Orleans, Louisiana
Seattle, Washington
Chicago, Illinois
Denver, Colorado
San Diego, California
Miami, Florida

Types of Internships

Environmental Sustainability


Housing and Homelessness

Neighborhood Revitalization​

Focus Areas



July - August


March - May


September - November



High School Students

$685 per Term

College/University Students

$395 per Term

Our Services

We manage all logistics to provide a full turn-key experience.

Best Placement Identification

Orientation & Workshops

Monitoring and Evaluation



Basic Program Information

Our internships are perfect for both high-schoolers and university students! Check out more information below:

  • Required Next Steps

    • Fill out the application form

    • Receive more information about the program and reach out to us with any questions you might have

    • Fill out the registration form 

    • Sign NWV waiver and pay $100 deposit

      • This deposit is applied towards your full program fee​

    • Pay full program fees 30 days before program start date​

      • ​For the Summer 2020 program, full program fees are required 7 days before start date​


  • ​Required Hours:​​​

    • Summer Term: 

      • Minimum of 8 hours per week - 8 weeks per term  

    • Fall, Winter, Spring Terms: 

      • Minimum of 4 hours ​per week - 8 weeks per term

  • Required GPA: Minimum 3.0 or greater​


  • Specific Requirements for Remote/Virtual Opportunities:

    • Access to internet​

    • Telephone

    • Laptop/desktop computer


Let's get started! Just click the button below and fill out our easy application!

“This is the best trip ever! I’m making so many new connections and friendships with people from all over the world and I am super grateful. I  feel rewarded in so many ways.”

-Marieliz Feliz

Benefits & Resources

  • Improve character and value systems

  • Improve the understanding of important social issues

  • Create communal connections and learn about new places

  • Improves social skills and understanding

  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Gain hands-on experience

  • Network with volunteers from all over the world

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