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Overview of Internship Programs in Morocco

The World Endeavors Intern in Morocco program is ideal for those looking to gain work experience in a melting pot of culture from both Africa and Europe. There are opportunities to intern in a variety of fields, ranging from healthcare to education. After hours, take advantage of Morocco’s breathtaking beauty, from ancient medinas and palm-lined boulevards to pristine white-sand beaches and golden mountains. Choose Morocco, and you will have a truly special professional experience.

World Endeavors offers internships in a wide range of professional fields in Morocco, and our advisors are proud of their ability to find great opportunities in unique and highly specialized fields.

WHY DO AN INTERNSHIP IN MOROCCO

Embarking on an internship in Morocco is a captivating opportunity that combines professional growth with cultural immersion. From renewable energy and technology startups to tourism and artisan crafts, Morocco’s burgeoning economy provides a dynamic environment to gain valuable hands-on experience. As an intern, you’ll have the chance to work alongside local professionals, learning innovative approaches and contributing to projects that have a meaningful impact on both local and global scales.

You’ll have the chance to explore ancient cities like Marrakech, Fes, and Casablanca, each offering a blend of traditional architecture, bustling markets, and hospitable locals. Immerse yourself in Moroccan cuisine, sample tagines and mint tea, and embrace the warmth of Moroccan hospitality. Participate in cultural festivals, visit historical sites, and engage with diverse communities, fostering cross-cultural communication skills that are increasingly valuable in today’s interconnected world.

MOROCCO INTERNSHIP HIGHLIGHTS

Here are just a few of the best things about interning in Morocco:

  • In Morocco, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a rich cultural tapestry, exploring bustling markets, historic medinas, and architectural wonders like the stunning Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca.
  • Interns can gain insights into these dynamic industries, work on innovative projects, and contribute to initiatives that address pressing global challenges like sustainability and economic development.
  • During your spare time, you can embark on adventures like camel treks in the desert, hiking in the mountains, or relaxing on pristine beaches. These outdoor activities provide a unique balance to your internship experience.
  • Interns will have the chance to work with both local and international colleagues, fostering cross-cultural teamwork and expanding your professional horizons.

Our Morocco Internship Programs

Browse all of our internship programs in Morocco below. If you can’t find a suitable internship, check out our main program finder to continue your search for internships beyond Morocco.

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Web and Graphic Design Internship in Morocco

Aspiring Web and Graphic Design interns in Morocco have the chance to work side by side with creative professionals in design firms, marketing agencies, or the design departments of large corporations.

Web and Graphic Design Internship in Morocco

Aspiring Web and Graphic Design interns in Morocco have the chance to work side by side with creative professionals in design firms, marketing agencies, or the design departments of large corporations. Their primary focus is on creating compelling marketing materials, visually striking web pages, unique logos, and other visually appealing designs that cater to the specific requirements of corporate clients.

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Social Work Internship in Morocco

Social Work interns based in Morocco play a vital role by collaborating with nonprofit or government organizations, supporting individual clients, and actively engaging in community outreach initiatives as well as the implementation of public health and safety programs.

Social Work Internship in Morocco

Social Work interns based in Morocco play a vital role by collaborating with nonprofit or government organizations, supporting individual clients, and actively engaging in community outreach initiatives as well as the implementation of public health and safety programs.

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Public Health Internship in Morocco

In Morocco, Public Health interns collaborate with public health officials in government agencies and nonprofit organizations, focusing on projects related to disease and injury prevention, community health assessment, environmental problem-solving, and the formulation of public policy.

Public Health Internship in Morocco

In Morocco, Public Health interns collaborate with public health officials in government agencies and nonprofit organizations, focusing on projects related to disease and injury prevention, community health assessment, environmental problem-solving, and the formulation of public policy.

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Physical Therapy Internship in Morocco

The internship program for physical therapy in Morocco offers interns the chance to work side by side with physical therapists and sports trainers, allowing them to develop their skills in patient care while also learning about the business and administrative elements of their profession.

Physical Therapy Internship in Morocco

The internship program for physical therapy in Morocco offers interns the chance to work side by side with physical therapists and sports trainers, allowing them to develop their skills in patient care while also learning about the business and administrative elements of their profession.

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Nutrition Internship in Morocco

The role of nutrition interns in Morocco entails assisting health and nutrition professionals in various activities, such as organizing campaigns to promote proper diets, conducting market research to understand consumer behavior, ensuring food safety protocols are followed, and providing assistance in food preparation when required.

Nutrition Internship in Morocco

The role of nutrition interns in Morocco entails assisting health and nutrition professionals in various activities, such as organizing campaigns to promote proper diets, conducting market research to understand consumer behavior, ensuring food safety protocols are followed, and providing assistance in food preparation when required.

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Marketing Internship in Morocco

Within the Moroccan context, marketing interns can be found in advertising agencies or within the marketing departments of different companies. They are responsible for tasks such as campaign planning and management, market information analysis, website and social media assistance, and client interface.

Marketing Internship in Morocco

Within the Moroccan context, marketing interns can be found in advertising agencies or within the marketing departments of different companies. They are responsible for tasks such as campaign planning and management, market information analysis, website and social media assistance, and client interface.

Location

About Rabat

Located where the mouth of Bou Regreg River meets the Atlantic Ocean, the city of Rabat offers a beautiful seaside climate in a truly picturesque location. Once predominantly a port town, Rabat is now the capital city, popular for tourists looking for a truly authentic and beautiful Moroccan experience. The sun shines throughout the year on the palm-lined boulevards and teal blue beaches. The city itself boasts infrastructure dating back to the 12th century alongside modern skyscrapers and governmental buildings. Stroll through the spice markets, and fall in love with this ancient seaside city.

Dates & costs

Internships are available year-round, with flexible start dates and durations. Public holidays and seasonal work availability may impact certain start dates in some locations.

Please wait until after you are accepted into the program and you have received the confirmed arrival and departure dates before you book your flight

Note: generally, the minimum program duration for interning in Morocco is 2 months. Contact World Endeavors if you would like to go for a shorter duration.

Eligibility

  • World Endeavors interns should be 18 years or older and should have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the start of their program.
  • Keep in mind that all countries have different visa restrictions for varying types of passports.
  • It is recommended to have a background in your desired internship field, but not absolutely required. Internship placement opportunities increase with experience or relevant coursework.
  • It is preferred that interns considering Morocco should have basic Arabic or intermediate French language skills.

Housing

World Endeavors interns stay with Moroccan host families, where they share space, build relationships, practice their language skills, and learn about traditional culture, food, home rituals, and customs. Interns are expected to display respect and consideration for the host family. Living with a host family ensures total immersion, which can be both challenging and rewarding, but ultimately provides the most authentic experience of Morocco.

First Month: $2,990 | Each Additional Month: $1,490

Why Intern Abroad?

Embarking on an internship abroad is a transformative experience that blends professional growth with cultural immersion. It opens doors to a world of opportunities, offering a unique blend of personal development and global perspective.

Global Networking Opportunities

Interning abroad exposes you to an extensive network of professionals from diverse backgrounds and cultures. By working alongside international colleagues, you can forge valuable connections that extend beyond borders. This network not only enhances your career prospects but also opens doors to future collaborations and global opportunities.

Cross-Cultural Competence

Interning abroad nurtures cross-cultural competence, a skill highly valued in today’s interconnected world. By immersing yourself in a different cultural setting, you develop a heightened sensitivity to diverse perspectives, communication styles, and work practices. This adaptability and cultural intelligence enable you to thrive in multicultural work environments throughout your career.

Enhanced Language Proficiency

Interning abroad presents an ideal opportunity to improve your language skills. By working and interacting in a foreign language, you can sharpen your linguistic abilities and gain confidence in communicating effectively across language barriers. This increased language proficiency not only enhances your resume but also opens doors to international job opportunities.

Personal Growth and Independence

Interning abroad pushes you out of your comfort zone, encouraging personal growth and independence. By navigating new cities, customs, and challenges on your own, you develop resilience, self-reliance, and problem-solving skills. This transformative experience equips you with the confidence to adapt to new situations and take on future professional endeavors with a sense of fearlessness.

HEALTH & SAFETY

When you feel safe and respected abroad, you will flourish. World Endeavors participants are transformed through enriching, rewarding and safe experiences around the world. We meticulously monitor travel recommendations and will only facilitate programs where we can ensure our participants’ safety. 

We take key steps to ensure our participants’ well-being, including providing a pre-trip success guide, 24/7 local support, in-country trained staff, pre and post-arrival orientation, comprehensive travel medical insurance, and Mental Health First Aid-certified staff. Please contact us if you have any specific questions or concerns.

WHAT TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME IN MOROCCO

In your spare time in Morocco, there are plenty of enjoyable activities and experiences to pursue. Here are some suggestions:

  • Explore the Medina: Wander through the narrow streets of the medinas (old town) and discover bustling souks, historic landmarks, and vibrant local culture.
  • Experience the Sahara Desert: Take a desert excursion, where you can ride camels, watch stunning sunsets over the dunes, and stargaze under the clear night sky.
  • Try Moroccan Cuisine: Indulge in delicious Moroccan dishes like tagine, couscous, pastilla, and Moroccan mint tea at local restaurants and cafes.
  • Trek in the Atlas Mountains: Explore picturesque valleys, traditional Berber villages, and stunning mountain landscapes.

How to choose the best Internship program

Choosing your internship program is easy when you evaluate your priorities. Follow these steps to guide you toward your ideal program.

Explore a New Career

Interning abroad offers a great opportunity to explore your professional and personal interests, and help define your career path. Peruse our internship fields and past examples to find the best fit.

Choose Your Dream Destination

Finding a meaningful way to combine interning and travel to your dream location is a big incentive. Carefully consider which destinations suit your interests and international internship goals.

Improve Language Skills

Immersing yourself in a language-rich environment is the ultimate method for developing fluency. If language-learning is your goal, favor destinations that use your language of choice.

Fit your budget

Explore scholarships and financial aid to determine if these may impact your destination options. Consider the overall cost of the program and cost of living in-country to identify the optimal match.

Try our program finder to filter based on your choices.

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Academic Credit

Do you want to earn academic credit for your international internship? Nearly half of World Endeavors participants earn credit while interning abroad. Many students are required to participate in an internship to fulfill a requirement for their degree program. World Endeavors works closely with students and their academic advisors to ensure that our program meets those requirements. If you don’t fall into that category there is another exciting option for you. Through our collaboration with University of California Berkeley, students can earn UC Berkeley credit by taking one of two online courses while interning abroad.

INTERNSHIP CREDIT INFORMATION

Recent Testimonials

TrentIntern in Australia

I gained a stronger sense of independence. I have always been self-motivated but this program gave me the reassurance to take on new experiences.

MeganIntern in Australia

I’m now better prepared and excited for my upcoming classes because my internship provided me with relevant experiences. Being an international intern helped me step out of my comfort zone and gain self-knowledge, which was my goal.

NidishIntern in Argentina

I’m very happy with how the program went. It was such a great experience -
I want to go back.

BrittanyIntern in Czech Republic

It was so empowering for me - a huge boost to my self esteem!

AltairIntern in Costa Rica

“It was way more than I ever expected. I wanted to do this because I’m applying to med school - It’s been life-changing and so worth my time. I feel like I got so lucky.

KristenIntern in Morocco

It was amazing! Don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone - the spontaneous adventures are gold!

WhitneyIntern in Costa Rica

Absolutely amazing. I learned so many new things I had never learned before and I’m still in touch with my host family.

BridgetIntern in Czech Republic

I went into it having high expectations and everything was completely fulfilled. I learned a lot - it was amazing.

CourtneyIntern in Ecuador

Oh my goodness, it was incredible! It was so cool! I got to travel and see and do much more than I was anticipating! My Spanish improved so much while I was there! I definitely got a lot of experience in OT, and was able to clock all of my shadowing hours for OT school.

Morocco FAQs

Is Morocco a Muslim Country?

Yes, Morocco is predominately Muslim, with 99.9% identifying as Sunni Muslim.

What Should You Wear in Morocco?

In Morocco, opt for modest and respectful clothing, particularly in traditional and rural areas. Choose loose-fitting clothes that cover shoulders, cleavage, and knees for women; men should also avoid revealing attire. Pack layers for varying climates, comfortable shoes, and consider a scarf for head coverings at religious sites. In beach areas, swimwear is acceptable, but remember to cover up outside those areas. Adapting to local customs and wearing traditional clothing is appreciated, and be mindful of cultural sensitivity.

How Far is Morocco from Spain?

Morocco is located on the northwest coast of Africa and is separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar. The distance between the two countries is approximately 8 miles.

When is the Best Time to Visit Morocco?

The best time to visit Morocco is usually between March and May or September to November. These months offer the best combination of pleasant temperatures and lower rainfall. This is also when the country is least crowded, meaning you’ll be able to experience the full beauty of Morocco without the hustle and bustle of the peak tourist season. However, Morrocco has much to offer throughout the year.

Is Morocco Safe?

Morocco is generally safe for tourists. Watch for petty theft in crowded areas, respect local customs, and use reputable transportation. Be cautious of scams and stay informed about travel advisories and health precautions.

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How to apply for an Internship Abroad

You’ve decided to intern abroad – congratulations! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. Get ready to PUT YOURSELF OUT THERE!

STEP 1
EXPLORE & ASK

Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.

STEP 2
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.

STEP 3
ENROLL & PREPARE

Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!

STEP 4
START YOUR ADVENTURE!

You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready to gain skills and grow your network abroad!