Internship and Volunteer Opportunities
Are you interested in an applied semester abroad? Are you a newly Graduated Student looking to build their resume? Or a career changer seeking work experience? Or just interested in volunteering internationally?
MAW offers exciting opportunities to intern in East Africa. Placements are located in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Zambia. Volunteering or Interning in an international setting is an excellent way to build your resume while having a unique cultural experience. Applied placements move education and training beyond the classroom to life changing experiences with measurable impacts in the community or workplace. You are encouraged to combine your internship with a Culture and Language program.
International internship and volunteer placements are important next steps for those interesting in building their resume applying for graduate school and / or applying their knowledge and expertise in a challenging and exciting international context.
MAW organizes internships in East Africa especially for university students or professionals interested in applying their area of expertise in development, research and policy related projects. The internship or volunteer placement work plans are organized in collaboration with our local partner organizations with a focus on (but are not limited to):
SME & Microenterprise finance
Professionals and students engage in daily project activities. In most cases, interns may receive credit for projects, reports and policy papers by working closely with the MAW project staff. Recognition is provided for volunteer work through certification or course credit. Generally, the directors of MAW serve as a supervisor for the intern.
As an intern, you stay with host families who live near the project in which you are involved or in a MAW house. All aspects of cultural training, daily logistics, permits and placements are facilitated by MAW.
Internship Intake Dates-
May 1, 2010, September 1 2010
Volunteer Professional Program (3 weeks-6 weeks) - Intake Dates:
January 1, 2011
February 15th, 2011,
April 1, 2011,
July 1, 2011Please click on Full Details link to apply