Intern & volunteer in
extraordinary cities around the world

How it works

Why Connect-123?

Customized Opportunities

Your internship or volunteer experience will be tailored to your goals.

Flexible Dates

We work around your schedule; you decide your start date and duration.

Ten Years of Experience

We’ve helped thousands of participants have seamless transitions abroad.

Explore our destinations

Volunteer Intern Barcelona
Volunteer Intern Buenos Aires
Volunteer Intern Cape Town
Volunteer Intern Shanghai

I would not have had the same experience without Connect 123. My internship coordinator made sure that I had everything I needed and continues to be a great friend even after I left Cape Town. I can say the same about everyone I met through Connect 123. Interning through Connect 123 prepared me for my dreams of living abroad. In fact, I will soon be independently returning to Cape Town to continue my internship, but for an extended period of 5 to 6 months. I could not be more thankful for this opportunity and I highly recommend that you try it too.

Environmental Law Intern, Michigan State University

I went into this experience unaware of what living in Cape Town would entail. I assumed it would be a good time, as did my roommates and other friends I met along the way, but I don’t think any of us had a clear idea of what to expect when travelling to South Africa. Despite this, working and living in Cape Town turned out to be two of the most adventurous and rewarding months of my life. And that is not just a personal memoir, but also a repeated statement one hears from nearly everyone they meet while being a member of Connect-123.

Communications Intern, Rhodes College

As a first-year college student with no true medical experience, I thought finding an internship in the health field would be extremely difficult, but thanks to Connect, I was able to intern in the Play Therapy Department at a local children's hospital. The internship itself was amazing; I had the opportunity to increase my confidence in my communication skills and to learn more about the different methods in which to interact with children and stimulate their emotional growth.

Play Therapy Intern, University of California at Berkeley

Interning abroad in Dublin taught me more than I ever thought or hoped going into the experience. Not only did I learn so many new things about my field in social work at my internship, but I learned a lot about myself and many other cultures. I got the opport...

Social Work Intern, South College

Before going to Buenos Aires, I had two main goals: to do well at my placement and improve my Spanish. After 3.5 months in Buenos Aires, I was able to accomplish those two goals and a whole lot more. My placement in a rehabilitation clinic allowed me to work a...

Health care Intern, Northeastern University
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