CAMBODIA INTERNSHIP

Siem Reap or Phnom Penh, Cambodia

This summer international internship will provide you with hands-on experience at an international non-governmental organization (NGO) in Cambodia. You can earn up to 6 credits towards your JD or MLS Degree. If you want to make a difference in the world and advocate for human rights, this is your opportunity. A summer internship with an NGO can help build your strength of character. Internships abroad can help boost your resume and will not go unnoticed by future employers. International internship experience is highly relevant in the areas of nonprofits, human rights, and numerous other fields.

INTERNSHIP DETAILS

Program Dates: May 17 to August 21 (Note: Students need to complete 50 hours of work for each credit unit – Students can choose their specific dates, but they will need to be for at least 2 months for the NGOs to accept them)

Course Details: This summer international internship will provide you with hands-on experience at an international non-governmental organization (NGO) in Cambodia. You can earn up to 6 credits towards your JD or MLS Degree. If you want to make a difference in the world and advocate for human rights, this is your opportunity. A summer internship with an NGO can help build your strength of character. Internships abroad can help boost your resume and will not go unnoticed by future employers. International internship experience is highly relevant in the areas of nonprofits, human rights, and numerous other fields.
Registration Deadline Date: April 17, 2020

Jeff ErskineProfessor Jeff Erskine:
Professor Erskine has lived and worked on four continents and he has traveled to over 60 countries. Immediately after law school, Professor Erskine moved to India to fight human trafficking with International Justice Mission. He has worked with international human rights NGOs in Thailand, Myanmar, and India. He has been teaching the summer abroad course in Cambodia since 2014.

His family has a proud history of military service. Dating back to his ancestor, Winthrop Frost, who served in the Continental Army from 1775 to the end of the American Revolution. Professor Erskine served in the U.S. Army as a Judge Advocate.

Professor Erskine is the Director of Online Programs (CA). He has taught Juris Doctorate courses in the Flex Program including Torts and Contracts. Additionally, his experience expands to teaching a broad array of courses in the MLS Program: Torts, Contracts, Business Organizations, International Criminal Law, and Classic Cases in Bioethics.

Professor Jeff Erskine
J.D., Western State College of Law
M.A., University of Canberra
B.A., University of New York, Prague

Location

Siem Reap or Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Flight Information

Round trip ticket to Phnom Penh or Siem Reap

COST(S)
Per JD Student – Regular prices per unit + flight (roughly $1,000), accommodations (roughly $500 per month), visas ($30 each time they enter Cambodia) transportation and food
Per MLS Student – Regular prices per unit + flight (roughly $1,000), accommodations (roughly $500 per month), visas ($30 each time they enter Cambodia) transportation and food
Financial Aid help – Financial Aid is available for students taking 6 units over the summer term. Contact Jennifer Tracy – jtracy@tiu.edu

HOW TO REGISTER/ENROLL
JD Student: Contact Jeff Erskine or Joy Statler – jstatler@tiu.edu
MLS Student: Contact Jeff Erskine – jaerskine@tiu.edu

Note: Students will need to make a “visa run” to a foreign country before their 30 day visa is up. Suggestions: Bangkok or Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City).

Questions?

For more information, please contact Professor Jeff Erskine at jaerskine@tiu.edu.

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