Myanmar (Burma) has a population of roughly 55 million comprising of more than 130 different ethnic groups. Majority of the population practices Buddhism. Its official language is the Burmese which is associated with Tibetan and Chinese languages. A great part of the Burmese culture is influenced by Buddhism including the arts, festivals, traditions, and customs.
All interns selected to participate in this program will be given an orientation guide to help them understand the program, its objectives, as well as the responsibilities associated with being a participant in this program. Basic information is provided below to help you better understand the logistical process.
Myanmar is inviting application from people who are interested to do volunteer works in a variety of development orgnaizations in the Golden Land. In the initial phase, names and contacts of volunteers will be stored in a database. In the later phase, these volunteers will be matched with suitable development works. Volunteer recruitment will be on rolling basis.
Internships Myanmar is a non-profit, educational institution based in Myanmar. Diverse, highly motivated individuals are provided internships with local, national, and regional non-governmental and community-based organizations. These experiential learning opportunities encourage participants to become well informed and engaged within their fields of interest. Interns contribute significantly to their placements, and often demonstrate qualities of interest to employers seeking longer-term commitments. For this reason, program alumni serve as leaders in their professions, communities, and nations around the world.
This program aims to assist Myanmar students develop practical skills through work placements with community-based organizations and international institutions based in countries throughout the region. Eight individuals will be selected to participate in this intake. Through placements ranging from three (3) to six (6) months, each intern will work in conjunction with IA's Internship Coordinator and their host organization to develop a learning agreement as a guide for progress and participation.
The program accepts volunteers age 18 to 65 and starts with two weeks of cultural orientation, which includes language study, a home stay, a hiking trip, lectures on different cultural topics, and meditation instruction. Participants then volunteer job different subjects. For more details information about Volunteer Work in Nepal please Contact Us