About the Program

The University of Sydney’s Community Placement Program in partnership with CUFA is an exciting opportunity to experience working social enterprises in Cambodia and to see the effective business model in action. Through this placement you will contribute your skills and knowledge to helping locals improve their lives through CUFA’s economic, enterprise, education and employment programs.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will receive academic credit for participating through BUSS2503. This placement program is open exclusively to the students of the University of Sydney.

CUFA invites students to apply for the Community Placement Program  by 1 September 2017.

The program gives students the chance to spend one month in Cambodia as an intern, volunteering on projects in remote areas. You will work with CUFA’s team in our Phnom Penh office and in project sites in regional provinces.  You will learn about the challenges faced by ultra-poor communities in Cambodia and the work CUFA does to solve these challenges, improve lives and create sustainable futures. The cost of the summer internship is $3,000 not including airfares. Once we have confirmed your place on the program, a non-refundable $500 deposit must be made to secure your spot.  An additional $1,500 must be fundraised prior to the trip.  CUFA will help you with your fundraising target and provide support and guidance in the lead up to the trip and while you are in Cambodia.

To be eligible for this placement. you must also meet the eligibility requirements of the University of Sydney.

Summer intensive applications: please apply by 1st September 2017 

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Are You Eligible?

The University of Sydney has a set of criteria to determine whether you are eligible or not. Please, head to The University of Sydney website to find out more.

What is the Deadline for Applications?

CUFA 2017 summer Community Placement Program internship applications: please apply by 1st September 2017.

Applicants need to complete the CUFA application form below, as well as the application form on the USYD Community Placement Program website.

Community Placement Program Application Form

CUFA and University of Sydney student Community Placement Program application form.
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