June 15, 2009

InteRDom Announces Fall 2009 Application Deadline Extension for Green Internships

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InteRDom is forging a partnership with the Dominican non-profit organization Sur Futuro to offer students a wide variety of internship opportunities in the field of climate change, environmental preservation and sustainable agricultural development in the southern region of the Dominican Republic.

Some of the projects in which students will have the opportunity to participate include: carrying out vulnerability and risk analyses in the southern area of the country; working with information from specialized reports done by CATHALAC-AID and UNEP-Oxford; establishing environmental education programs in the communities; implementing a program to monitor the biological and social indicators of the southern area; working to identify practices and activities in strategic areas in the southern zone that will serve to reduce emissions and contribute to avoiding, reducing and slowing down the impact of climate change.

All of these projects seek to promote the culture of governmental and non-governmental social responsibility and corporate socio-environmental investment, especially in the area of clean technology and environmental sustainability.

Because of these new and exciting opportunities, the application deadline for the fall semester has been extended to Friday, July 3. Don’t delay! Register online today to be considered for one of these internships in this important industry!

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. Interested students should register on the website and send their resumes and cover letters tointerdom@interdominternships.org.

Required documents:

  • InteRDom Enrollment Form
  • Resume and Cover Letter
  • A Photograph in JPG format (passport photo)
  • UNIBE Enrollment Form
  • Copy of Passport
  • 4 2×2 photos
  • Certificates of Good Conduct and Good Health Issued in Student’s Country of Origin
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • 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.

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.