abroad is an excellent
opportunity for global learning
and gaining valuable career
experience. Immersed in
ministry, you’ll be working with
the poor and disadvantaged to
make a significant impact in
their lives. An internship is
the most effective way to change
lives since you’ll be fully
focused on the work of the
ministry, and serving for
several weeks or months gives
you the time to really make a
For some students, the thought of serving an internship
abroad seems too adventurous. Getting a visa, traveling overseas, a
different culture, a foreign language – suffice it to say it can be
intimidating. But those who go claim that their internship experience is the
single most important, not to mention the greatest, experience of their
Serving an internship with Blessing the Children
International (BCI) is the right choice if you're looking for m
ore than just work experience
you could get from interning in your home country. By choosing BCI, you will
experience and gain insights into the culture of Ethiopia and to the global
community at large. It's the type of adventure and work experience you just
can't get here at home.
Blessing the Children staff will guide you through the
process and ensure a safe and adventurous journey as you step out and follow
your heart to serve a people less fortunate in Ethiopia, Africa.
An internship is a fantastic way to obtain important job
skills and international understanding. Foreign internships really stand out
on a résumé as proof that you've had a unique, worldwide learning experience
that's helped shape your character. Through cross-cultural communications,
language and problem solving skills, you will develop and display
characteristics that employers want.
We have a variety of internship needs in Ethiopia.
Some examples are:
Ministry Work –
Internships provide hands-on
experience in various fields
according to the type of
internship. We need you for
Teaching - At
our school, BCI Academy (core
subjects, English or sports).
Social Work -
Working hand-in-hand with BCI
Ethiopian social workers.
- Working in local church
programs and evangelism.
Working in local clinics to help
You'll be Serving in a Community
that Needs You!
express the value you bring to a
community that needs you, an
impoverished community where
people live on less than a
dollar a day. The knowledge you
bring in coming from a
first-world country will benefit
the nationals you work with.
Many Ethiopians struggle along
day by day, but you can
challenge them to excellence and
bring them hope for tomorrow by
showing them a way to a brighter
future. Your very presence is an
encouragement to them; knowing
you care enough to come in
person and help.
Visiting Ethiopia is like stepping back in time to a culture that is nearly as primitive as it was when Jesus walked the earth some 2,000 years ago. It will be a rare opportunity to see first-hand what life was like so long ago, while ministering and touching the lives of people.
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