Photo: James H. You might know that sharks grow tens of thousands of teeth in their lifetimes, but did you know that the health of the oceans depends upon these giant fish? Most people have a primal fear of deep water: something that seems only too natural...
Peru has it all. Dramatic landscapes, a fascinating history, mouth-watering food, ancient cultural practices, amazing architectural feats and endemic plant and wildlife species found nowhere else on earth. All of this combined makes Peru one of the most interesting...
Explore underwater worlds and sea-based careers with one of GVI’s PADI Divemaster internships. Dive into a marine career by becoming a PADI Divemaster. Getting this certification as you carry out an internship in marine conservation in some of the most spectacular...
As the saying goes: ‘Expect the best, plan for the worst’. Cliched or not, we take it to heart. This tenet is at the core of how GVI operates when it comes to promoting the health and safety of our participants, staff, and local community members at all of our 20+...
Photo: ND Strupler One of the best parts about traveling and volunteering in Cambodia is the food. You’ll get a chance to taste local delicacies, eat your weight in street food and discover the flavorful side of Cambodian culture. Culinary heavyweights Thailand and...
Are you excited about volunteering abroad but struggling to raise funds? Have you done the research but don’t know where to begin? Volunteering abroad can be an exciting adventure. It is a time to explore a new country, immerse yourself in a different culture, and...
It's often impossible to realize how big and multifaceted the world really is without getting out there to see some of it for oneself. Group volunteer experiences like the one students from Scarisbrick Hall High School participated in are one of the most eye-opening...
Students from Scarisbrick Hall High School went to GVI’s community development base in Luang Prabang, Laos, to participate in a service learning group experience. These are their testimonials about their time on project.
Taking the step toward making an impact with GVI is a big commitment. It requires a large time, emotional and financial investment that is not often made casually or on the spur of the moment. Many participants will spend months speaking with GVI Enrolment Managers...
With the growth of the internet and social media, the world continues to grow smaller and smaller – and more easily reachable. Ideas, and now even people, can spread quickly. For students in particular, this reality holds potential for career development and personal...
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