ATTENTION: All programs are canceled for the summer 2020 because of the global health situation
The Butterflies Internship is an opportunity for Baruch College students seeking valuable professional experience within an international work experience.
It is suited for students who are passionate about human rights, child rights, and who love working with children.
The internship will provide:
- Professional experience abroad.
- Discipline-specific knowledge
- Exposure to the demands of NGO-type and child rights work
- View into Indian culture
- Access to a mentor at the company who will oversee the student’s work.
“Interning for Butterflies NGO gave me a better insight into the career path I want to take in the non-profit sector. I learned about their cultural values while gaining a different insight on India rather than what is usually being portrayed in the media.” ”Francely Flores, Butterflies intern, summer 2019.
The internship lasts 8 weeks, from June to mid August. Students will work in various roles in Butterflies, keeping in mind the flexibility necessary in an NGO environment.
Students will live in host families in the New Delhi area. Host families are selected and vetted but the School for International Training (SIT), a well-respected provider of study and intern abroad programs. Breakfast and dinner is provided in the family setting. SIT will also arrange an on-site orientation and serve as an emergency resource throughout the program.
- Freshman to Graduate level students
- Any major
- 0+ GPA
- Must be returning to Baruch College in the fall semester following the internship.
Airfare and other living expenses are covered by the Weissman Center for International Business through the Maurice R. “Hank” Greenberg Fellowship. Nominated students will be informed about how to receive this fellowship after the nominations have been made.
The deadline to apply for the summer internship is March 15th. Start your application now with the “Apply Now” button below. You will be asked to write about why you are interested in this opportunity and you will be contacted about an initial interview. Selected candidates may be called for a second interview.