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At Ecoteer, we want to help you kick start your conservation career. What better way to get experience than by travelling to incredible destinations and working with incredibly passionate conservationists? To find your internship opportunity of a lifetime, head over to our vacancies page to see what’s currently on offer. Continue reading below to discover why an internship with Ecoteer is right for you.

8 benefits of doing an Ecoteer Malaysia internship for career skills in conservation and sustainability

1. Your internship is free

Ecoteer only hires interns to carry out its mission to support local grassroots organisations in conservation and community development. We are not a placement agency and will never charge you for any internship.

2. Your fees are charged on a non-profit basis

As a non-profit community interest company, Ecoteer only charges fees to covers the costs of accommodation, meals, local services and any training and study from professional bodies. This is why our fees are much lower than many other international internships available online. 

3. Your internship is managed and supervised by us

So you can be assured of your job description for your Malaysia internship for career skills in conservation and sustainability. Because all the internships are at our own projects or within our Ecoteer partner network. We even help you set personal development and skills goals before you travel.

4. You will spend 6 months in the best destination in Asia

You may call us biased, as Malaysia is our home. But it’s also one of Asia’s most popular travel destinations, because of its beautiful beaches, lush forests, delicious food and friendly people!

Kuala Lumpur City Centre

5. Your location is safe and peaceful

Malaysia has an admirable record for political stability and racial harmony. This has been clearly visible in the recent peaceful and democratic change of government which has created a sense of hope and expectation for the nation.

6. Your work directly benefits conservation and sustainability

Ecoteer interns work at project locations around the country focused on marine protection, rainforest conservation to benefit both the local and wider community. So you will make a difference through your Malaysia internship for career skills in conservation and sustainability.

7. You will work in a international and diverse team

You can experience a totally unique cultural immersion, as Malaysia is amazingly diverse with Malay, Chinese, Indian and other local and tribal influences. Our teams consist of local staff and volunteers from all over the world.

8. Your working language is English

English is widely spoken in Malaysia and is the working language at all our project locations. You are welcome to acquire and practice word in the local Malay language, or even Chinese and Indian dialects!

What are you waiting for? Check out our internship choices here

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