Apply: International Intern

Please carefully read these instructions

PRIOR to starting your application.

Note: This application is for NON-UGANDAN APPLICANTS.

Uganda Village Project (UVP) is currently accepting applications for the 2020 internship program. Interns will spend 8-9 weeks working with rural communities in Uganda to help implement sanitation, nutrition, and/or public health monitoring and evaluation activities in communities involved in our Healthy Villages program. Please visit our Healthy Villages section to read more about this program and how it is changing the lives of the rural poor in Iganga District.

Program Dates:

— Team Leaders: 14 June 2020 -16 August 2020 (8.5 weeks)

— Team Members: 17 June 2020 -16 August  2020 (8 weeks)

The application is open from 1 October- 1 February every year, but applications are accepted on a rolling basis until filled. The EARLY APPLICATION DEADLINE is 1 December every year. Applicants who wish to qualify for the early application discount MUST submit all application materials by 1 December.

Fundraising Requirement: 

— $2250 USD (regular applications)/ $2000 (early applications)

Deposit: $500 USD, refundable upon completion of the internship program

All interns are required to pay or fundraise $2250 USD for UVP (tax-deductible), in addition to a deposit of $500 USD. (Early applicants who submit application materials on or before 1 December receive a $250 discount on the program fee.)  The deposit is refundable upon successful completion of the program. This sum includes group pick-up and drop-off at Entebbe Airport, funds necessary to cover orientation, your room and board while in Uganda and Uganda-based staff costs as well as a donation towards Uganda Village Project’s programs in Uganda and the organization.

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To submit a complete application:

1) Complete the form in its entirety

2) Attach a resume/CV (.doc or .pdf)

3) Attach answers to short essay questions (.doc or .pdf)

You will be required to upload your documents at the end of the application form. You cannot save and return, so please ensure your essays and CV are ready for upload when you complete the form. 

Questions? Contact the Internship Committee at Internships@UgandaVillageProject.org.