Social Work

Social Work Internships in Ecuador

Are you a social work student looking for international experience? Our social workinternship in Ecuador provides the perfect opportunity to gain quality exposure and experience by working with professionals to learn about social work practices. Our social work internship is aimed to give you a well-rounded experience by allowing you to integrate into a community abroad. You will acquire skills to work with people of different ages, ethnicities, education levels, and socioeconomic statuses.

As a student of social work you are committed to improving the lives of other individuals and communities. VIP-Ecuador works in collaboration with grass roots organizations and large international non-profit, typically focusing on under-served populations which are in need of social support.

Social work placements are available in: centers for at-risk children and youth, organizations for battered women, community medical centers, drug rehabilitation institutions, elderly people and children shelters, human rights foundations and centers for homeless people among others.

Duties vary depending on qualification, experience and needs of the centers. Interns can expect to work five days a week and make a meaningful difference in the center’s daily life. Basic Spanish level as minimum is highly recommended.

Program Date

Every Monday, year-round.​

Project Length

Minimum 4 weeks and maximum 24 weeks

Location of the Project

Urban and rural cities across Ecuador.

Kickstart your social work career a professional internship in Ecuador.

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