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Internships offer undergraduate or graduate students the opportunity to acquire professional experience based on the community actions of the organization. They are designed to complement development oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation, it also complements other studies related to Psychology and Science for Community Development.

The professional practices are carried out in the Office of the Mexican Association of Psychology and Community Development in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico, within the framework of a project, specific program area or within the operations unit. Assignments vary greatly in their content and respond to the interests and needs of the organization.


The interns are selected on a competitive basis and the following minimum requirements are required:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program in a field related to development, psychology, administration or design, social or cultural studies.
  • Knowledge of languages: written and spoken competences in at least one, and preferably two of the three working languages used by the Association: English, P'urhepecha and Spanish.
  • Interest in regional mobility; ability to adapt to varied multicultural environments.
  • Desire to work and earn the trust and respect of people with different languages, origins and customs. Respect for the principles, the Mission and Vision of the Association.


The costs associated with internship or volunteering must be borne by the nominating institution, related institution or government, which must provide the necessary financial assistance for its students; as well as providing funding for subsistence and own arrangements for travel, accommodation, and so on.

In the Letter of Application for Admission as a volunteer, you should consider, at least, the following elements:


• Personal data of the applicant:

Name, Date of birth, Address, Telephone, Email.


• Professional profile:

Schooling, educational institution to which he belongs / belonged, Languages.


• Experience and expectations of voluntary participation:

Do you have experience in OSC? Have you volunteered at another CSO? During how much time? In what OSC and for how long have you collaborated? What activities did you do? Why were you interested in participating in this organization, what motivated it? By what means did you hear about the organization? Do you have a particular topic or area of interest in the organization? How much time and on what days and times do you want to collaborate?