Foundation for Sustainable Development supports community development programs and internships around the world.

For almost two decades, FSD has achieved community-driven goals through asset-based development and international exchange in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.



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FSD's volunteers, gap year participants, and international interns works and travel the world and study abroad in support of our hundreds of partner organizations.

About Our International Internship, Volunteering & Service Learning Programs

One program. A lifetime of Success!

FSD international internship and service learning programs alums receive enriching summer, semester and short-term experiences and land great jobs after college. Learn more about our internship, service learning and volunteer programs, read alumni stories, review our frequently asked questions & Funding Resources and fill out our internship application.

About our Gap Year Program

Take a Break from School to Work and Travel the World!

Are you asking yourself questions like "why take a gap year?" and "is a gap year a good idea for me?" Learn more about FSD's gap year program, when to take a gap year, what to do in a gap year, and if a gap year is right for you.

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