IIP Placements in Peru
Location: Lima, Peru
ALTIS GROUP is an architecture and development firm with experience in projects in several countries around the world. Their mission is to create and develop architecture that both improves and creates a better living standard in the community. Through their work, they apply a dynamic and innovative approach from a human point of view to all kinds of challenges, maintaining a dialogue with clients and working with the agents needed to ensure the success of any project. IIP interns may work on any of the following projects: beach community design, urban design, hotel design, office building structures, and private residency design. IIP interns should think of all projects as open-ended opportunities to develop ideas that might contribute to the success of the projects. As a small office, the ALTIS GROUP offers a very personal service to its clients and involvement on projects is complete--from concept to business strategy to implementation. IIP interns with experience in AutoCAD, Photoshop, and a 3D program (3Dmax, Rhino) are preferred. Spanish speaking, reading, writing skills and a willingness to design would be an asset. Two placements have been created for International Internship Program (IIP) interns.
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
Location: Lima, Peru
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a nonprofit organization that creates and evaluates solutions to social and development problems and works to scale up successful ideas through implementation and dissemination to policymakers, practitioners, investors, and donors. IIP intern tasks may involve participating in an on-going field experiment; conducting exploratory qualitative work; helping with the IPA dissemination strategy; providing research and/or administrative assistance at IPA's headquarters. This placement (Targeting the Ultra Poor) involves assisting with data collection and contributing to data cleaning and analysis. Two placements have been created for International Internship Program (IIP) interns.