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Virtual Internships

Includes courses in partnership
with the University of Richmond

Boost your career with virtual internships

Working and studying remotely has become a very convenient and effective option for many people over the last few years. By logging on virtually, you’re no longer required to commute to an office or campus, you have instant access to international opportunities and you save money in the process. Joining a virtual internship is a practical way to get the work experience you need to boost your CV and land your dream job in community development. What makes internships with GVI different, is that you’ll not just learn theory and do some admin. Yo...

4 subject areas to choose from


Global public health

Get real experience and behind-the-scenes insights into the day-to-day responsibilities of organisations focused on increasing access to public healthcare in underserved communities. Work alongside public health professionals to research, analyse and implement projects to address critical health concerns in a sustainable way.


Human rights and access to justice

Calling all activists and change-makers! If you feel compelled to learn more about the development of global judicial systems, and creating a more fair society – sign up to join our human rights and access to justice virtual internship. Work with international organisations to address critical humanitarian challenges.


Social economic development

Join our virtual internship in social economic development to create a career path in the ever-growing field of socio-economic empowerment. Help to set up micro-enterprises and micro-financing schemes to empower emerging entrepreneurs to be self-sufficient, and create employment opportunities in communities where joblessness is a great challenge.


Education for development

Partner with local governments, organisations and schools to support educational initiatives in vulnerable communities all over the world. Learn from experts and teachers, and see how education is the cornerstone to achieving several United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Hear from our interns

Julia | Global Public Health

Rachel | Human Rights and Access to Justice...

George | Global Public Health...

Sahera | Global Public Health...

Camille | Global Public Health...

What you get

Endorsed certificate

Endorsed certificate

Endorsed certificate

Complete two online courses and earn a certificate from the University of Richmond.

A professional recommendation

A professional recommendation

Get a professional recommendation from your personal mentor that details your skills and accomplishments.

Masterclass lecture series

Masterclass lecture series

Attend an immersive masterclass lecture for each internship project, delivered by leading academics and local experts.

Real world projects

Real world projects

Complete a project that solves a problem for a real organisation and add it to your resume.

Personal mentorship

Personal mentorship

Receive support from your dedicated internship supervisor during weekly one-on-ones, and career coaching sessions from an external expert.

New, verifiable skills

New, verifiable skills

Learn new skills, relevant to an impact-focused profession, and apply them to real scenarios.

Up to
AUD 345
Get a AUD 345 grant towards
an in-country internship

Book and pay for your virtual internship program, and receive a AUD 345 grant towards an internship in any of our locations around the world.



Select a duration
Study pace: 5 hours / week8 Weeks16 Weeks24 Weeks
Study pace: 10 hours / week4 Weeks8 Weeks12 Weeks
Priceaud 745aud 1195aud 1495

What's included?


Includes courses in partnership with
Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies