InteRDom offers a wide variety of internships for undergraduate, graduate, and gap-year students. The program coordinates a customized internship experience ranging from 10 – 48 weeks in duration, according to each student's study area and career interests. InteRDom works with more than 350 organizations in public, private and non-profit sectors to match students with an organization to foster a mutually beneficial relationship.
Please note the internship opportunities listed below are samples of internships that were previously conducted, and are subject to change by season, availability and the needs of each organization.
To learn more about the field of Human Resources in the Dominican Republic
The population of the Dominican Republic exceeds 10 million people (July 2012 est.) -- of which the median age is 26.5. The nation’s young labor force, combined with the hiring and training complexities associated with the growing presence of international institutions, represent challenges as well as opportunities for the expanding human resource industry. As of April 2013, 31% of young people in the Dominican Republic are unemployed. This figure is above the regional average for the Caribbean that is set at 14.6% according to the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Central Bank. The expanded juvenile unemployment rate (EJUR) counts people between the ages of 15 and 24.
InteRDom provides human resource students with internship experiences with some of the country’s most influential human resource service providers, as well as with human resource departments within prominent public, private and non profit institutions, in the areas of: labor relations, human resource administration, strategy, tourism, medicine and health, planning and leadership.
The InteRDom Program is the first program in the Dominican Republic to specialize in the promotion of internships and professional development. Together with the Ministry of Labor, InteRDom develops projects designed to regulate internships and incorporate regulations within the country’s labor system, and it offers a Certification Seminar to businesses and organizations interested in implementing or improving an internship program to expand their human resource capacity. InteRDom also coordinates an important project that assists universities in the Dominican Republic to develop and expand career services programs to ensure that students transition smoothly into the workforce.
Sample Internship Descriptions
Internship on Implementacion of Training Software.
Position Open for students of business, human resources, engineering and related fields to perform an internship in the implementation of training software for its employees. Read More »
Implementation of an assessment of the services and staff training programs
Position Open for Students of public health and administration Read More »