IGS places interns with the largest cultural and natural history museum in the Hawaiian Islands. The museum covers everything from the settling of Hawaii, to the voyages of Captain Cook, to the history of surfing. The center includes two Polynesian voyagi
- Quito, Ecuador
- Program Type:
- Intern Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Year Round
- Work Types:
- Arts & Architecture
- Program Description:
- The INSTITUTE for GLOBAL STUDIES makes ECUADOR dream internships come true! Work alongside top marine scientists; law firms; television stations; social workers; sports marketing gurus and many more! Our 90% placement rate on hard to find custom internships and global database of leading university researchers and top executives makes us the industry leader. IGS founder Dr. David Adams, a cultural anthropologist with twenty years of working one on one with students, has personally set up many of the internships during his world travels and research. The bigger the dream, the better the internship! 17 Countries.1 Dream.
IGS places interns with the largest cultural and natural history museum in the Hawaiian Islands. The museum covers everything from the settling of Hawaii, to the voyages of Captain Cook, to the history of surfing. The center includes two Polynesian voyaging canoes, and the Falls of Clyde. Exhibits may include the physical features of the deep ocean and the species that are able to survive in some of the most intense landscapes on earth. A exhibit highlighting one of the ocean's largest creatures--a 26 foot long squid. Cultural exhibits include Kai Akea the Hawaiian gods, legends, beliefs, and the world of pre-contact Hawai‘i. In addition, galleries highlight Wao Kanaka, the realm where people live and work; focusing on the importance of the land and nature in daily life. The third floor, Wao Lani, is the realm inhabited by the gods; here, visitors will learn about the ali‘i and key moments in Hawaiian history. Polynesian hall is a gallery of two floors representing the peoples Pacific cultures across Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia. Natural History galleries include a 16,500 foot facility that highlights volcanology, oceanography, and biodiversity. Finally, an exhibit showcasing Hawaii's Sports Hall of Fame details the unique cultural and athletic feats of the island's sports heroes. Location - Honolulu, Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii. Click Here for detailed description. Job Description Interns assist curators with all aspects of cultural education. They serve as a liaison between the staff and the public. Specifically, interns can expect to be required to learn the ins and outs of specific exhibits. Once mastery of that knowledge has been attained, they may interpret said galleries to student groups and visitors of all ages. Interns may also develop, with helpful supervision, their own research topic of their choosing. This may lead them into the Hawaiian community to assist record oral histories and living Hawaiian cultures. Requirements Interns must be at least 18 years old, enjoy public speaking and able to handle multi-task position. Minimum Length of Stay Minimum 8 weeks Additional Requirements Please submit along with your application a resume or acceptable equivalent, indicating any relevant knowledge or skills. Please also provide a brief essay (one page or less) indicating: the source of your interest in this position, what you hope to contribute to the programs indicated, and what you hope to learn or experience through your internship.
IGS programs are the best programs for the money. We have purposefully kept cost below our competitors to allow us to work with deserving students. You will get one on one counseling throughout the process and we are available seven days per week. We provide students a letter of reccomendation as needed. And our founder, Dr. David Adams, can serve as a job reference in the future.
- Setting Description:
- We work in big cities like Quito as well as rural locations. You can choose your location for most internships. IGS provides a contact person for each country. You will be picked up at the airport and shown your internship location. Next, we will tak you to your housing. You are guaranteed a private room a short commute to your job site. We try to place you where you can make friends easily in parts of town with other students and in housing options with people like yourself. We want you to be comfortable!
- Four Weeks $2335 Six Weeks $3255 Eight Weeks $3850 Twelve Weeks $4495 $500 more for custom internships Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, and Europe cost more per each four weeks.
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