Kalu Yala Entrepreneurial Internships

Internship at Kalu Yala, a new sustainable town being built in Panama.  For more information see   www.kaluyalainternships.com

Since Summer 2010, program had students from 17 countries, 45 states, and 160 colleges. The program annual free University Appreciation Weekend, is March 13-16, 2015.

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Poland 2015 Study Abroad Program

Application Deadline: February 26, 2015

The University of Michigan, Dearborn will offer an interdisciplinary undergraduate study abroad program in major Polish cities. Led by U-M Dearborn history faculty Dr. Anna Muller and Dr. Jamie L. Wraight, the program will take place from May 27-June 24, 2015.

U-M Ann Arbor students may apply for Copernicus Summer Grants or Amelia Kulesa Konopka Fellowships to help support participation in this program.

For an application, or more information, please contact Erica Ross (ericaro@umich.edu).

Public Health and International Development Internship in Uganda – Summer 2015

Public Health & International Development Internship in Uganda – Summer 2015

Accepting Applications

About Uganda Village Project

The Uganda Village Project (UVP) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization specializing in international public health, working with the people of Iganga to promote public health and sustainable development in the rural communities of Iganga, in southeast Uganda.

Summer 2015 Internship Opportunity

We are currently accepting applications for our Summer 2015 internship program. Interns spend 8-9 weeks living and working in a village in rural Iganga District, Uganda, gaining experience in public health, community education, and international development. Interns work in diverse teams composed of Ugandan and non-Ugandan team members. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities in several focus areas, including water, sanitation, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, malaria, and reproductive health.

Learn more about our internship program herehttp://www.ugandavillageproject.org/get-involved/summer-internships/

Intern Qualifications

We are looking for individuals who are passionate and have experience in public health, medicine, or international development. We give extra consideration to individuals who have prior experience working in developing and low-resource settings. Ideal applicants are those who have a strong interest in development and/or global health and are looking for a cross-cultural and entrepreneurial opportunity to work in a rural setting. All interns must be at least 18 years old. Historically, interns have come from all around the world as medical students, graduate students, undergraduate students, and professionals.  

Internship Program Dates

  • Team Leaders: June 18, 2015 – August 17, 2015 (8.5 weeks)
  • All Interns: June 21, 2015 – August 14, 2015 (8 weeks)

Internship Fundraising Requirement

Once accepted, all interns are required to fundraise $2,000 USD for UVP, in addition to a deposit of a refundable $500 USD, which is refundable upon successful completion of the program. This sum includes a donation towards UVP’s programs in Uganda, pick-up and drop-off at Entebbe Airport, orientation costs, room and board, in-country transportation, food, and Uganda-based staffing costs. All interns are required to individually purchase airfare to and from Entebbe Airport in Uganda.

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications for the Summer 2015 internship is February 1, 2015 at 11:59PM EST. Application instructions can be found here: http://bit.ly/1cF6hEs

Questions?

Email us at internships@ugandavillageproject.org

Learn more about the internship: http://www.ugandavillageproject.org/get-involved/summer-internships/