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International Service Trip Internship


As a summer intern you will be working in the Dominican Republic alongside our Dominican and US staff in the execution of our projects. You will work directly under our BLUE Fellows and Staff. Prior to arriving in the field, you will participate in mandatory Leader Workshops, are required to become First-Aid/CPR certified, and will go through a background check process.
  • Lead 3-4 Service Trips
  • Liaison between the volunteers and the community
  • Schedule daily work groups
  • Lead morning meditations and evening reunions
  • Communicate with cooks to plan meals
  • Participate in town meetings and water committee reunions
  • Visit communities prior to group arrivals
  • Document every trip and special activities through photography and videos
  • Take inventory of all materials - pre and post trip
  • Collect trip testimonials from participants


  • You're inspired to change the world
  • You speak Spanish fluently
  • You have participated on a BLUE Trip previously
  • You want to create meaningful change and facilitate an unforgettable experience for students and adults
  • You have the ability to problem solve independently and have a strong self-initiative
  • You have strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • You do not have to take summer classes during your internship cycle


  • Internship fee of $650 covering:
  • Airfare (roundtrip from Miami to Dominican Republic)
  • In-country transportation
  • Lodging and most meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Must be in college or a post-grad to apply (high school seniors will not be considered)
  • Must have a valid passport to travel to the Dominican Republic
  • Must participate in workshop trainings & calls prior to the summer of 2023
  • If you are a South Florida resident you must attend our trip preparation meetings and fundraising events in the Spring
  • College credit could be received for this internship. Make sure to talk to your advisor and see if it is feasible. We will be happy to fill out any paperwork you may need to get the college credit