Jan
06

Global Health Care Summer Internship in Uganda

Uganda Village Project – a public health and development nonprofit in rural Uganda – is now accepting applications for its 2011 Summer Internship Program.

Our own Middlebury alumnus, Leah Bevis ’09, was the Uganda Village Project Healthy Villages Coordinator.

Their Mission: Uganda Village Project is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that collaborates with diverse partners on the design of sustainable rural health and development solutions through networking, advocacy and project innovation in the Iganga District, a rural area in eastern Uganda.

Interns will spend 8 weeks living and working in a village in rural Iganga District, Uganda, gaining experience in community education and public health while organizing education programs in the villages, assisting in planning and implementing health care and development oriented programs, and working in partnership with local NGOs and community groups which focus on issues such as sanitation, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, orphan and widow support, and reproductive health.

Applications are due January 31, 2011. This unpaid internship begins June 1, 2011 and ends August 1, 2011.

Visit the UVP website to learn more about our programs: www.ugandavillageproject.org

Uganda Village Project accepts adults ages 18 and over with an interest in medicine, public health, global health or international development. Applicants with previous experience in these areas, with previous experience working in the developing world, or with a demonstrated talent for languages, will be given special consideration. Visit their website and apply today!

For more information, please contact internships{at}ugandavillageproject.org.



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