6 Months

A unique global internship experience

Gain valuable skills while living purposefully in a cross-cultural setting

Project 5.6 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live and work overseas while gaining important skills that are necessary for living in today’s globally connected community and economy. During this experience, you will focus on five core areas of growth: 

  • Professional development
  • Working with a team
  • Leadership growth
  • Cross-cultural experience
  • Living intentionally

Professional Internship

For those who want to grow in practical and soft skills to better prepare themselves for what’s ahead in their professional life.


Education Credit Internship

For those who need to fulfill internship requirements for higher education degrees like global studies or TESOL majors. This option is also available as a study abroad semester for many universities. You’ll gain teaching skills, classroom management skills, and leadership skills—all while living in a new country and surrounded by experienced educators!


At the end of your internship, you’ll have an opportunity to go with your team to visit another ELIC team in another country. You’ll experience a new culture, learn from a new team, and gain valuable insight into the bigger picture of how transformative education can be on a global scale.

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