May 19, 2010

Apply to InteRDom to spend the Fall semester in the Dominican Republic

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The internship program, InteRDom, an initiative of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundacion Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), is currently accepting applications for the Fall Semester (September 6 – December 17, 2009), and is excited to announce some exciting internship opportunities for students of various study areas in the Dominican Political Observatory (OPD).

Each of the internships at the OPD will afford students the opportunity to collaborate on innovative projects related to democracy and civil and industrial justice.  In addition to these opportunities, InteRDom is also looking for interns to collaborate with the 4th Annual Dominican Republic Global Film Festival (DRGFF), which will take place in 5 cities of the Dominican Republic from November 16 until the 21st.  Interns may get involved in the festival in a variety of different ways including: marketing, communications, business and community outreach.

The deadline to submit applications for all fall internships is July 15, 2010.

Through the InteRDom Program, both undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to 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. See List of Courses Open to All InteRDom Students

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.

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.

Required documents:

  • InteRDom Enrollment Form
  • Resume and Cover Letter
  • A Photograph in JPG format (passport photo)
  • Copy of Passport
  • 4 2×2 photos
  • Certificates of Good Conduct and Good Health Issued in Students Country of Origin
  • 1 Letter of Recommendation from a Professor
  • Record of Official Grades from University of Origin

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.