Accepting Applications for Summer Public Health & International Development Internship in Uganda – Summer 2013

*About Uganda Village Project*

The Uganda Village Project (UVP) is an international public health
organization that works with people of Iganga to promote public health and
sustainable development in the rural communities of Iganga, in southeast
Uganda.

*Summer 2013 Internship Opportunity*

We are currently accepting applications for our
Summer 2013 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 here:
http://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:* Monday, June 17, 2013 – Tuesday, August 20, 2013 (9
weeks)
– *All Interns:* Thursday, June 20, 2013 – Saturday, August 17, 2013 (8
weeks)

*Internship Fundraising Requirement*

Once accepted, all interns are required to fundraise $2,000 USD for UVP, in
addition to a deposit of $500 USD. The deposit is refundable upon
successful completion of the program. This sum includes a donation towards
UVP’s programs in Uganda as well as 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 2013 internship is *February
1, 2013 *at 11:59PM PST. In order to apply, there are two steps:

– 1) Complete the online application at http://bit.ly/SbEItX
– 2) Submit your CV and essay questions via email to internships@
ugandavillageproject.org — instructions on both are on the last page of
the online application

Questions?

Email us at internships@ugandavillageproject.org
Learn more about the internship:
http://www.ugandavillageproject.org/get-involved/summer-internships/
Visit us at http://www.ugandavillageproject.org.
Follow us on twitter: @uvp

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