For NGOs

The International Development Internship Program is seeking placement for undergraduate and graduate students with non-governmental organizations and other development organizations. If you would like to host a student intern, please contact Dr. Meenakshi Rishi at (206) 296-2078,, or Gina Lopardo at (206) 296-6460,

We ask the following of NGOs:

  • Sign a mutually acceptable agreement between Seattle University and the receiving organization.
  • Obtain responsible housing for the student.
  • Meet the student at the airport upon arrival and departure.
  • Provide an academic Scope of Work (SOW) assignment for the student.
  • Oversee the general welfare of the student during the ten week internship.
  • Students are responsible for the financial cost of board and room.