The internship program, InteRDom, an initiative of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), is currently accepting applications for the Spring Semester (January 5 –April 17, 2010). The deadline to submit applications is November 6, 2009.
Through the InteRDom Program, both undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to perform an internship or execute a research project in one or more of over 300 affiliated Dominican organizations in the public, private and non-governmental sectors.
Students may also take a wide variety of academic courses in Spanish with other Dominican students at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE). This presents an excellent opportunity for students to further their studies within a Spanish-speaking context, permitting accelerated growth in the area of language acquisition and application.
Students that need extra reinforcement in the Spanish language can also choose to take a specialized intermediate course to give their language skills an extra boost.
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Graduate students who do not wish to transfer course credits have the opportunity to focus exclusively on a research project or internship. InteRDom works to create the ideal setting for each student to conduct research or develop important skills in their trade, while at the same time contributing to the overall social and economic development of the Dominican Republic.
Requirements to Apply:
Applicants must possess a minimal GPA of 2.9, have completed 60% of their academic program, and have taken 3 university-level Spanish courses.
InteRDom is the premier internship and academic study program in the Dominican Republic. It offers international students the opportunity to obtain professional experience by interning with Dominican organizations and businesses related to their fields of study, complemented by courses and seminars at local universities.