Designed for college students, recent graduates and early career participants. For other opportunities to join us please visit here.
blueEnergy’s Service Learning Internship Program is a 1-12 week program with flexible start and end dates. blueEnergy Project Managers work with interns to develop personalized projects tailored to academic and individual interests in the areas of: renewable energy, water and sanitation services, and community development. This eye-opening, real-world experience will set you apart from your peers. You will gain leadership experience, learn how to work effectively in culturally diverse groups, and expand your knowledge of international project development.
INTERNSHIP FOCUS AREAS:
blueEnergy’s Service Learning Internship Program allows you to practice language skills while being immersed in the rich culture of Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast. Create a lasting impact in the lives of others while participating in projects related to:
For examples of past intern’s experiences please check out these accounts from the field:
Fees are $1,600 for a 1 week program, with $600 each additional week.
This fee pays for a high quality experience and covers: room, board, internet, laundry, emergency medical insurance, and project-based travel. A portion of your program fee directly supports blueEnergy beneficiaries that you will be working with during your time in Nicaragua. Program fees provide the most isolated communities a chance to live with the benefits of energy, clean water and sanitation services.
Please note: International airfares and domestic airfares are not covered. Program fees are 100% tax-deductible for US residents. Please consult IRS Publication 526 and your tax adviser for further information. Past interns have successfully secured foundation or college and university funding. blueEnergy can provide support in personal fundraising campaigns (for more information on how to begin this process, please click here). Discounts can be provided during low seasons (October-February and May).
Please fill out this short form and an application will be sent to you. For immediate assistance please contact: Kate Graham
For practical information to prepare your mission click here.