MSID—International Development in Thailand

MSID—International Development in Thailand — Internships


Sample Internship Opportunities

Arts & Cultural Studies

Education & Literacy

Entrepreneurship & Alternative Economies

Public Health

Social Service

Sustainability and the Environment

  • Work in a local seed bank conserving heirloom seeds and indigenous crops
  • Practice and learn organic agriculture in upland and lowland communities
  • Get involved in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) group and help promote farmer-to-consumer links
  • Learn and live about self-sufficiency and sustainability but living with local Karen communities
  • Intern with a university/NGO partnership forest nursery and reforestation project
  • Research plant species that are suitable for reforestation
  • Work with communities that are ready to reforest by sharing knowledge and follow up with reforestation
  • Assist with research on renewable energy that is suitable for Thailand
  • Help build and set up solar system to communities or organizations that request
  • Work with communities on setting up and documenting successful community forest activities




Program Handbook Program Orientation Visa Information

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on this program may be eligible for the International Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (I-UROP) Scholarship

MSID Cookies & Conversation

Monday, March 5
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Bruininks Hall 144

Wednesday, March 7
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Coffey Hall 130L