International Services

Volunteering and Internships

Disclaimer

  1. LAU offers to its students opportunities to International Internship for educational exchange as a mere service. International Internships do not form part of LAU’s academic educational cursus requirements, but are options that LAU’s students are free to voluntarily and independently elect to participate in.
  2. Although LAU has made every reasonable effort to obtain factual accuracy for information provided herein, no responsibility is assumed for editorial or content errors.
  3. The program promoted by the International Internships are not administered nor coordinated by LAU.
  4. LAU does not make any warranty, representation, statement or inducement, of any kind, expressed or implied with respect to the following:
    • the International Internship and/or any aspect thereof, and
    • the participation in the International Internships program, including perceived quality of the experiences or services rendered and the quality of the academic program.
  5. Participation in the International Internships shall be done at the student own personal risks and liability with respect to every aspect of such participation. 
  6. LAU is not liable to the students or participants to the International Internships for their academic program in all their aspects or for benefits not provided thereby.
  7. LAU assumes no responsibility and disclaims any liability for any injury, illness, death, loss, damage, cost or expense (personal, academic, financial, or other) suffered by students by reason of their participation in International Internship program.

Volunteering and Internship

AIESEC

AIESEC is a global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. It is a non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education. Its members are interested in world issues, leadership and management.

The organization spans 126 countries and territories and every aspect of AIESEC’s operations are managed by students and recent graduates. They have operated in this way since inception, making it uniquely “by students, for students”, for over 65 years. The global leadership teams are elected by the membership annually.

Through AIESEC network, students can intern and volunteer abroad. Additional details are found on their Facebook page and website

Contact information

Office location

Widad Said Khoury Student Center Room 302

Volunteering

UN Volunteers

You can contribute your time, skills and knowledge through volunteering with the UN.

UN International Volunteers promote peace and development in communities around the globe, while upholding the ideals and aspirations of the UN. 

For more information, visit the UN Volunteers website

Other Suggested Opportunities

Internships

Intern Program in the United States of America

To be considered for this program, you should fit one of the following criteria:

Additional details are found here.

ErasmusIntern.org

ErasmusIntern.org provides a place where companies and organizations can publish their internship offers and search for interns, and where students that want to do an internship abroad can have their profiles, search and apply for internships vacancies.

Find out more on: https://erasmusintern.org 

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ Washington, DC Summer Internship Program

Find out about NCUSAR’s ten-week internship program in Washington, DC: https://ncusar.org/internship 

United Nations Independent Internship Network (UNIIN)

On a yearly basis, hundreds of interns and young professionals from all over the world work at the United Nations and its organizations across the globe. The UNIIN is committed to provide resources to help interns and young professionals engage with the issues that matter to them as well as assist in developing their careers within the UN system. As a non-profit organization, UNIIN is dedicated to building understanding of and support for the ideals and the vital work conducted through the United Nations.

For more information, visit the UNIIN website.

Bridging Gaps - Cape Town Programs

Visit the initiative’s website for more information.