About Marrakech (New Haven)

Marrakech is a private nonprofit organization that provides residential, educational, and job placement services to people facing economic challenges. The organization serves more than 1500 children and adults with developmental, physical, and behavioral health disabilities through housing, employment, and community integration services.

About Inno Community Development Organisation (Guangzhou)

Inno is an advocate of innovative community development in China, focusing on areas of public health, poverty, and other rising issues. Key proponents this year include preparation for World Hepatitis Day and advocating fair trade in China.

Internship Description

During their time with Marrakech and Inno, interns will work directly with local residents or with the program team to assist in public health services.

Candidates need to be people-oriented, sensitive to cultural differences, flexible and independent. Applicants should also be enthusiastic about hosting the Guangzhou students in New Haven for part of the summer. Chinese language skills are required and English fluency is a must.


Yale participants in the Community Service Exchange will receive round-trip airfare to Guangzhou, as well as free housing in both Guangzhou and New Haven. Students will also receive a modest stipend in both places to help defray the costs of their commuting and daily living expenses.

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