Communication and Marketing Internship in Cambodia

 Build communications and marketing skills whilst helping to lift children and their families out of poverty

This is your chance to help break the cycle of poverty for children in Cambodia whilst gaining skills and experience in marketing and communications. You’ll contribute to fundraising strategies, manage social media channels, and help connect a wider community to support a non profit to continue running integrated programs so impoverished children and their families break the cycle of poverty.

You’ll work for a social impact nonprofit that works towards community uplift through 11 integrated programs revolving around the core offerings of education, nutrition and health. REACH’s holistic approach supports children from 5 to 18 years old whilst also offering outreach assistance to their families. Their aim is to provide children with a safe, educational space to grow, develop, find employment in adulthood, and break the cycle of poverty.

As a nonprofit, this organization relies on donations and outside funding to sustain their important work. Your role as an intern will be to help spread word and raise support for their programs. This is a versatile internship that will provide you with experience in marketing, communications, and fundraising. You’ll be engaged in devising and executing fundraising campaigns, managing social media channels, and liaising with NGO partnerships.


This organization is a social impact nonprofit focussed on breaking the cycle of poverty and reducing the socio-economic gap in Siem Reap, Cambodia through education. REACH provides English classes alongside a range of 11 integrated programs.

They take a more holistic approach to most education initiatives and when enrolling children into their school they provide their families with all-rounded support. Their aim is to provide children with both quality education and a safe environment to grow so that one day they can find fair employment and break free from poverty.


Your role will revolve around boosting the reach and engagement of the organization’s marketing and communications channels. You’ll be involved with developing and executing strategies for social media channels and fundraising campaigns. Your days will be spent measuring the progress of campaigns, identifying areas for development, and devising strategies for improvement.

What you’ll do
  • Assisting with marketing strategy
  • Handling growth and engagement for social media
  • Creating content for blogs, newsletters, articles and other online channels
  • Assist with video editing
  • Assist with content writing that helps the social media accounts grow organically
  • Analysis and reports
  • Academic background or experience in marketing, communications, or related field is preferred
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Familiarity with social media platforms
  • Computer literate
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written communication
  • Culturally aware and open-minded
  • Working with children permit or valid police check


You’ll be based in Siem Reap, Cambodia’s second-largest city and the capital of Siem Reap Province. The city boasts a blend of French colonial and Chinese architectural influences and offers an array of attractions including museums, traditional Apsara dance performances, a Cambodian cultural village, and a diverse cuisine and nightlife. Most notably, Siem Reap is home to the renowned Angkor Wat temples pictured on Cambodia’s flag.

Accommodation is organized on a case-by-case basis from a selection of guesthouses and hotels. Each location is well-equipped with comfortable rooms, laundry, a kitchen, and Wifi. Interns will also have the option to take their meals at the organization’s center.


Internship dates are flexible. The exact start and end dates will be discussed with you during the selection process.

What you’ll pay (2023 rates)

The rate depends on the type of accommodation you choose, but they start at:
12 weeks USD 1,526
16 weeks USD 1,797
20 weeks USD 2,069
26 weeks USD 2,477

What you are paying for:
  • Careful matchmaking. It takes time to find the right internship for each person, and we take this process very seriously.
  • Initial interview with one of our team to gauge your skills, interests, and desired learning outcomes.
  • An academic internship eligible for university credit. Check with your university to confirm if this internship qualifies for credit or alternatively we can assist you with purchasing transfer credits.
  • Accommodation in a single room, please contact us for availability and prices.
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure
  • Prepare your own meals at the accommodation or you can join for two meals (9.30AM/3:30PM  at the organization’s center
  • Wifi access
  • Assistance with your visa arrangement and other preparations
  • An orientation program with your supervisor
  • Supervision and support during your stay
  • Regular check-ins during your internship with your supervisor
  • Troubleshooting if needed
  • A reference letter at the end of your internship
  • Flights to Siem Reap
  • Visa and medical/travel insurance costs for the duration of your placement – must include cover for repatriation
  • Transport to the office
  • Drinks, snacks, and items of personal nature (f.e. curios, gifts, clothing)
  • Costs for additional excursions or activities
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Social Impact / Education NGO
Digital Marketing, Content Creation, Social Media, Reporting
Min. 3 months
From USD 1,526
  • Gain international experience in a nonprofit context
  • Build an expansive skills in marketing and communication
  • Build a portfolio of content across multiple channels
  • Make a tangible experience in the lives of children
  • Live and work in Cambodia
12 WEEKS USD 1,526
16 WEEKS USD 1,797
20 WEEKS USD 2,069

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If you’re ready to apply for this internship, here’s what to do:


Fill in the application form (it will show in a new screen) which includes sharing your CV to us


We’ll set up a call with you to go through your application.


If we feel it’s a good match, we’ll set up a call between you and the supervisor for this internship.


If everyone’s happy, we’ll provisionally confirm your placement! We’ll then send you the invoice for the deposit, getting started with the booking process and all the info you need.


Only once we receive payment of the deposit your placement will be confirmed.


Or if you’d just like to ask us some questions about this internship first, just fill in the contact form below. We’ll be happy to assist!


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