Africa Project, Inc. offers internships and volunteer opportunities at its national headquarters in African countries. This program is designed to provide students and recent graduates service learning opportunities to get involved in community development, gain international experience, and educational programs and to promote international friendship and the spirit of public service. Internship Positions Available: Opportunities are available to work at our local office including administration, program development, and project coordination. International opportunities are available in the following areas: Educational programs and institutions, such as schools, universities, etc; Social enterprise programs; Health, hospitals, clinics, and medical organizations, working with HIV/AIDS, malaria, etc. Humanitarian organizations and Relief programs Cultural organizations Anthropology programs and institutions Non-Governmental and Community based organizations Sports programs and organizations Tourism and antiquities Children and women programs and organizations Technology projects and innovations Poverty Reduction groups Energy and Environmental programs Crisis Prevention and Recovery Creative projects and much more.
Eligibility: Internship candidate must be a graduate student; an undergraduate student; or have recently graduated from college. Volunteer positions are open to anyone regardless of educational level or affiliation as long as they are in good health to travel and work.
General Information: Interns are expected to work between 20 and 40 hours a week during an 8 to 12 week internship period or more depending on their availability. Internships are offered year round. Interns may receive academic credit if an agreement is made between the Africa Project, Inc., office and the intern’s college or university.
Application Procedures: Candidates must complete an application form and submit it with their resume and the $100 nonrefundable security deposit. Some internship positions require additional application items, such as a writing sample. All application items must be submitted as a complete package. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered.
Application Deadlines: There are no deadlines for our programs, however volunteers should plan ahead and allow for ample time for Africa Project, Inc. staff to process your application.