Accepting Applications for Public Health & International Development Internship in Uganda – Summer 2014

*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 2014 Internship Opportunity*
We are currently accepting applications for our Summer 2014 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:* June 14, 2014 – August 12, 2014 (8.5 weeks)
– *All Interns:* June 16, 2014 – August 10, 2014 (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 2014 internship is *February
1, 2014 *at 11:59PM PST. 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/

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