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Global Health Short Term Internship In Cambodia

Teach English and create awareness around preventative health practices.

Durations:  4 - 12 weeks

Program information

Live in the Cambodian town of Siem Reap, contributing to our core English education project and lead preventative health care workshops and ongoing research. Contribute to United Nations Sustainable Development Goal, UN SDG #3, Global Health and Well-being, by creating awareness around good hygiene practices. You will also be working on our core project of improving access to English language education in Siem Reap, contributing directly to #4 Quality Education.

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Program overview

Gain experience in global public health, teaching English abroad, and sustainable development projects by joining our global health internship in Cambodia.

Work in the community of Siem Reap with other volunteers and interns and get involved in the day to day activities of running these programs, such as conducting public awareness workshops around how daily hygiene practices such as handwashing and toothbrushing, can prevent disease. You could also take part in research into access to water in Siem Reap. Our interns can research healthcare topics such as medical treatment, the prevention of dengue fever, and how the community’s health is affected by access to water.

Our programs have been created and are led by the needs of the local community and also help contribute towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Lead English lessons to improve education in the community and schools. By working closely with our local partners, you will also be contributing toward UN SDG #17, Partnerships for the Goals.

Highlights

  • Contribute towards improving access to English language skills training.
  • In your free time, take part in workshops to make Cambodian inspired crafts or learn how to make local signature dishes. 
  • Experience what it is like to teach English as a foreign language and classroom setting.
  • Demonstrate and educate the community on the importance of preventative healthcare practices.
  • Conduct your own research project,  providing you with your own autonomy and responsibility to understand the community you live and work in.
  • Visit some of Siem Reap’s nearby sites such as the Angkor Wat, or travel further afield to Cambodia’s beautiful southern islands or the Royal Palace in the capital of Phnom Penh.

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