Think Pacific Virtual Internship

Eligibility

This opportunity is open to all DMU students. Students need to meet eligibility criteria listed below:

  • Available to start the placement on one of the following dates – 15 November, 6 December 2021, 10 and 24 January 2022. Other dates may be available, and can be agreed in cooperation with Think Pacific.
  • Be able to commit to a minimum of 6-10 flexible hours per week (over a 12-16 week period). 

DMU Global is offering 20 fully funded places (at a value of £350). Students will only be required to pay a £25 registration fee to Think Pacific upon being accepted.

About

Think Pacific is a registered Fijian Charity and UK social enterprise with over 10 years’ experience supporting Fijian Government Ministries, NGOs, local enterprises and business partners to achieve ethical, responsible and sustainable development, whilst allowing students to have a self-developing and rewarding experience.

All students need is a computer, phone and internet connection to take part in the virtual internship. You’ll be connected with real life projects supporting communities in the Fiji islands. As well as providing insightful mentoring, coaching and support to help them contribute to global issues and develop new skills.

Successful applicants will be able to choose from nine 9 career sectors including: Psychology, Health, Environment, Business, Marketing, Education, International Development, NGO Management and Sports Development.

Virtual internships will include:

  • The opportunity to work on behalf of exclusive partners
  • The chance to discover the Fiji National Sustainable Development Plan
  • An introduction to Fiji’s culture
  • Personal mentoring
  • Workshops and talks delivered by local experts and skills series
  • Access to a network group

For more information check out the programme guide below…

view programme Guide

Watch the video below to hear DMU students talk about their experience of completing a virtual internship with Think Pacific…

Application

To be considered for a Think Pacific Virtual Internship you will need to apply to DMU Global. To submit your application, please, click the ‘Apply now’ button at the bottom of this page. We expect that this will be a competitive process, and recommend that students prepare their applications in advance and make specific reference to their motivations and the expected benefits from participating.

All successful applications will be informed by email on Monday 1 November 2021.

Key information

  • Applications deadline: Monday 25 October 2021, 9am
  • Application outcomes announced: Monday 1 November 2021

If you have any questions about this opportunity please contact us at dmuglobal@dmu.ac.uk