The Institute for International Cooperation and Development is a nonprofit organization that has trained over 1,200 volunteers for development and community work with projects in Africa, Central America and Brazil. The organization works toward securing human rights across the globe.
All IICD programs include an intensive pre-departure training program in Williamstown, Mass., followed by an international period spent working on a development project and a follow-up session devoted to public education. Volunteers work on a variety of projects, such as promoting AIDS prevention and awareness in Southern Africa, training teachers and tutoring students in Mozambique, and building homes and community facilities in Brazil.
Applicants should have an interest in international development and the desire to work closely with people from other cultures.
Institute International Coop. and Dev.
Institute for International Cooperation and Development
1117 Hancock Road
Williamstown, MA 1267
Phone: (413) 441-5126
Number of Interns: Varies
Compensation/Benefits: Program Fee, Unpaid
Academic Level: High School Students, College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students