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Top reasons why people who travel make the best employees

At Camps International we firmly believe that taking the time to travel and volunteer to help people less fortunate is a huge and important life experience. It can be easy to underestimate how valuable this experience is and all the benefits it brings to the individuals involved. We believe travellers make the best employees because: 1. They are prepared to step outside their comfort zone From the moment they start looking at destinations to travel to, that comfort zone is...

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Boost your CV in Borneo on an internship with impact

  You don’t have to choose between kickstarting your career and discovering more of the world – an overseas internship with Camps International gives you the opportunity to do both. Our 4-6 week internship programmes offer the perfect blend between getting real life experience to support your future career and gaining an authentic cultural experience whilst helping to make a difference in some of the poorest countries in the world. Working in partnership with a local organisation in Borneo, we...

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9 reasons why overseas volunteering can help boost your future

There is no doubt, volunteering anywhere, at any time, is an exceptionally valuable activity. The skills, experience and activities you undertake will help to shape you as an individual and your future and provide vital support to those who benefit from the projects you are volunteering on. Overseas volunteering takes you even further, outside of your comfort zone and requires you to test a few more skills. It’s no secret that getting into employment has become increasingly competitive, therefore demonstrating...

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Reported by on 29th April 2017

Internships with life-changing impacts

Internships with life-changing impacts

At Camps International we carefully select our internship programme to provide the perfect blend of volunteering, shadowing internationally acclaimed companies, gaining hands on experience and appreciating and immersing yourself into a new culture. Partnering with some truly inspirational organisations to deliver these exciting opportunities, we offer internships in conservation, business and agriculture, design and creativity, education, environment and engineering, and law and international studies. Whether you are thinking about joining an internship to gain a true insight into a field...

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Reported by Laura on 12th January 2017

Top Tips on Saving for Your Gap Trip

Top Tips on Saving for Your Gap Trip

If you’re thinking of taking a gap year (after school/college, before you go to uni, or even as a career break) there are plenty of opportunities to have the time of your life. If you think you can’t afford it, think again. We’ve put together our top tips to get you saving for your volunteering adventure, turning your dream volunteering trip into a reality. Setting a budget To start, you’ll need a rough idea of your budget so you know...

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Reported by Stu on 10th January 2017

Social Enterprise: No Longer Just ‘A Thing’

Social Enterprise: No Longer Just ‘A Thing’

Social Enterprise is ‘a thing’ now but it certainly wasn’t when we kicked off 15 years ago.  When we started talking to people about our concept, the most common question was, ‘so are you a business or a charity?’ Fifteen years feels like a lifetime for us as we have lived and breathed Camps since day one.  In the big scheme of things, it’s not so long though and it’s amazing to see how far the social movement has come. ...

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Reported by Laura on 06th January 2017

Why Should You Travel This Year?

Why Should You Travel This Year?

January is the perfect time for change. With a whole year ahead, now is the opportunity to plan a fresh start. Whether you’re looking to develop your skills, enhance your job prospects or simply have a once in a life time adventure, travel ticks all these boxes. Life’s ‘How To” Travel and personal development go hand in hand, so if you’re looking to enhance your skills and do good, volunteering whilst travelling is a great way of achieving this. Arguably,...

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Reported by on 22nd December 2016

New Year, New You, New Adventure

New Year, New You, New Adventure

Do you start every new year full of excitement and optimism for what you can achieve in the next 12 months? Would you like to make a resolution that can change your and other people’s futures for the better, forever? Did you know that travelling is one of the best ways to demonstrate your skills and prove the capabilities you have to future employers? It can also help to build your confidence, gain a better understanding of your true capabilities...

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Camps Foundation: Project Update – the Camps Effect in full swing

At Camps International we believe in doing things differently. Not content with just being a company, we’re a social enterprise - focused specifically on changing lives across 3 continents for the better. Not content with just being a social enterprise, we’re a social enterprise with a charity, one that focuses on enhancing the work our volunteers do and ensuring between charity and social enterprise that every project we start, we finish. This summer was our biggest ever, with over 1700...

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Reported by on 24th November 2016

Internships with impact – law and human rights

Internships with impact – law and human rights

Have you studied law, or perhaps newly into practicing law? Maybe you’re currently working as a lawyer and looking for an opportunity to support people in a rural community who struggle to get their voices heard or their rights protected? Camps International run internships in Borneo, partnering with a local organisation PACOS to support their programme of protecting the local people and give them legal support and advice.   Intro to internships Internships with Camps International provide the perfect opportunity...

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Reported by on 20th September 2016

Internships with impact: environment and engineering

Internships with impact: environment and engineering

If you are considering a career or studying within the environmental, sustainable resource management, engineering or food science industries, we have launched 4 and 6 week internships in environment and engineering. The focus is on developing sustainable natural resource management, food production, water, sanitation and waste management in Borneo.   request a free brochure Intro to internships Internships with Camps International provide the perfect opportunity to work alongside some of the most forward thinking and exciting organisations that are directly...

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Reported by on 08th September 2016

International Literacy Day – the sky’s the limit

International Literacy Day – the sky’s the limit

In 1965, UNESCO launched International Literacy Day in the hope that it would enable increased accessibility to education in developing nations. This years' campaign, launched through the World Literacy Foundation is The Sky's the Limit and we encourage everyone to try and raise the awareness of the challenges students in developing countries have to access education and become literate. request a free brochure Education is a core project focus for Camps International and our charity Camps Foundation. In February 2015 through the...

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Reported by on 06th September 2016

Internships with impact: education, design & creativity

Internships with impact: education, design & creativity

If you are considering a career within teaching fields or perhaps hoping to work in the creative world of filmmaking, photography or graphic design, we offer some fantastic internships in Borneo. request a free brochure Intro to internships Internships with Camps International provide the perfect opportunity to work alongside one of the most forward thinking and exciting organisations in Borneo that are directly tackling some of the major challenges facing their environment. Our internships in education, design and creativity include...

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Internships with impact: conservation, business & agriculture

If you are considering a career in or have a passion to support wildlife conservation, zoology, business, agriculture, food science or environmental studies we have a range of internships perfect for you. Intro to internships Internships with Camps International provide the perfect opportunity to work alongside some of the most forward thinking and exciting organisations that are directly tackling some of the major challenges facing our environment. Every one of our internships includes 2-4 weeks of working alongside one of...

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Reported by on 05th July 2016

The Camps Effect 2016

The Camps Effect 2016

So far our projects have benefitted over 35,000 of the poorest people, supporting them towards a brighter future. We’re also helping to protect some of the most important wildlife habitats on Earth. With your help, we can achieve even more this year. In our updated report about the direct impact our charitable foundation is having we could not be more excited to share with you a few of the highlights. The Camps Foundation commits to a ‘100% Giving’ guarantee, meaning...

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