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IIP-Fundación Caminando Juntos (United Way Argentina) (Puentes Abroad)
Buenos Aires, Argentina (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Dept Offering Program: International Internship Program (IIP) Program Type: Internship
Language Prerequisite: No Program Features: Community Service, Field Work, Intensive Language, Research
Degree Level: 1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students Time Away: Summer
Housing options: Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization Program Group: International Internship Program
Program Description:
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Fundación Caminando Juntos (United Way Argentina) (Puentes Abroad)
About: Fundación Caminando Juntos is an Argentine civil society organization dedicated to the development of social investment projects in the areas of children’s education, children’s health, and youth employability in the most economically vulnerable communities. Since its origin in 2008, it has been a part of the network of United Way Worldwide and has 30 ongoing projects in six provinces across Argentina, which aim to generate sustainable social change through cooperation between the government, the private sector, and the communities of Argentina.
 
Intern Responsibilities: The IIP intern will have the opportunity to conduct projects in research, fundraising, and/or communications. 
  • Research Intern: Research would be on best practices in community development programs, with a focus on children and youth, with the specific research project to be determined based on the intern's interest and the current organizational need. 
  • Fundraising Intern: The intern will research and identify possible grants available from international funding sources and then prepare and write grant proposals by working together the organization’s program directors. 
  • Communications Intern: An intern in the communications area will create communications materials through an integrated strategy with social media, website content, and online marketing. 

Qualifications: IIP candidates with interests in public policy, community development, and/or children’s health and education are encouraged to apply. Research and fundraising projects could be in English, but communications work would need an advanced level of Spanish.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 12/11/2017 02/28/2018 TBA TBA