Programming Intern

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Program Description

The Rural Education Institute of Mexico is a growing non-profit organization with the goal of establishing community centers as a place to promote education and lifelong learning in rural communities in Mexico. We provide educational programs, scholarships, and learning tools such as libraries and computers. Our goal is to reduce the alarming dropout rate among children and youth living in rural communities, to build life skills, and support the youth in continuing their education past middle school. To carry out our programs we are now recruiting a team of qualified and enthusiastic Programming Interns for year-long or semester-long international experiences beginning either in September 2016 or January 2017.


- Cross-cultural experience working in rural Mexico
- Experience working with children and opening their minds to higher education opportunities
- Experience working with an educational non-profit organization
- Improvement in Spanish language skills


• Be at least 21 years of age, or hold a university or college degree
• Have some experience teaching or working with children
• Have cross-cultural experience
• Be functionally bilingual – comfortable communicating in both Spanish and English

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What`s Included

Programming done in this internship will include implementing activities in English, Computing and Spanish literacy for elementary and middle school aged students. These activities will also promote leadership, teamwork, communication, creativity and other important life skills. There is also an element of event planning for various celebrations and fundraisers in the community.

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Program Locations

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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Program Details

Rural Education Institute
  • Mexico: San Miguel de Allende
English, Spanish
Academic Year
3-6 months, 6-12 months
American, Australian, Canadian, European
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