[Remote] Ecotourism Internships

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Indra Foundation
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Coordinator | Milan
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High­lights

Gain Practical work experience in Ecotourism, working virtually!
Get involved in various tasks related to Ecotourism development Projects.
Work with dedicated Supervisor to guide you for Professional Work experiences.
Make an Impact for helping the rural communities to uplift their livelihoods!
Empower others to Inspire Yourself and make Impact!
Join our remote Ecotourism Internships to gain practical work experience in Ecotourism Development in developing Countries, working Virtually! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs
Our remote Ecotourism internship Program is an internship program designed for those who are willing to seek their future career in world’s booming Ecotourism industry. Through this virtual ecotourism internship program we aim to give participants a very practical & professional experience of Ecotourism Development procedure and ethics, where you will be able to learn the core process of operating eco-friendly and ethical tourism. Not only that, this will be a great opportunity for you to help rural communities in Nepal to promote some of the Unique and promising Ecotourism destinations in Nepal! 

During your Virtual Ecotourism Internship Program, your placements will be mainly with eco-friendly Tours & Travel Company, Home stay, Eco-Tourism NGOs and your work there will be to help preparing and developing tours / travel packages, help in sales and marketing, destination research and promotions, and provide Business analysis for operating eco-tours and ecotourism in Nepal in coordination with local eco-tourism offices, tour operators / companies etc. Overall, this is will an exciting internship program where you will gain hands on experience and intercultural immersion working virtually! 

Typical day

As an Intern in our Virtual Ecotourism Internship Programs, you will be:

Working with Local Nature Groups / Eco Tours Company / Eco-Tourism NGOs.  
Working to Research, Analyze and Identify the Opportunities and Challenges of Ecotourism. 
Conducting research for Ecotourism Development in Sales, Marketing, and Destinations Promotions.   
Learning the process of operating sustainable eco-friendly and ethical tourism.
Helping to Prepare & develop eco-tours / travel packages working with local tour operators / Companies.    
Researching the Impact of Ecotourism development for socio economic development.
Conduct various researches in Wildlife, Biodiversity, and Wetland & Eco - Tourism issues.

Learning Outcomes form the Programs:

Enhance your understanding of Ecotourism issues and opportunity in developing countries. 
Learn the Impact of Ecotourism Development in creating sustainable Livelihoods in rural communities in developing countries. 
Gain Practical work experience in Sustainable Ecotourism Development. 
Learn the process of Ecotourism, Eco friendly tours and its modality.
Inspire yourself the work in Ecotourism Sectors.  

Free-time activities

This is Virtual Programs. 

Sightseeing
Sports
Yoga/
Meditation

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Education Requirements
Ecotourism, Travel and Tourism, Environmental Science, related Studies at High School and Above. level
Required Documents
CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
• Relevant academic background.
• Fluency in written and spoken English
• Strong communications skills
• An ability to meet deadlines
• An interest in Ecotourism Development
• Ability to work well independently
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by Indra Foundation
Customized virtual internship placement in your desired programs with flexible durations, start dates and weekly hours. 
Virtual Welcome orientation and cultural immersion programs. 
Internship placement focused on professional career development and Skill competencies. 
Individual program advising, Internship monitoring and virtual check-ins. 
Certificate & Reference Letter upon completion of your virtual internship program. 
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either. Please arrange your own accommodation. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu. We assist you to find cheap flights to Nepal.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Nepal provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Nepal you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Nepal.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

All Year Round. 

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
2 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
2 weeks (min. stay)
$745
3 weeks
$875
4 weeks
$1,045
5 weeks
$1,155
6 weeks
$1,225
7 weeks
$1,345
12 weeks (max. stay)
$1,765
Average fees
$260 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Indra Foundation will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Indra Foundation during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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[Remote] Ecotourism Internships

Join our remote Ecotourism Internships to gain practical work experience in Ecotourism Development in developing Countries, working Virtually!

$260/week

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