Internship in Ghana

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If you are a fresh college graduate looking to start your career with an internship, internship programs by Helping Abroad may be the right option for you. You can get your internship abroad experience in Ghana. Helping Abroad offers internship opportunities in Ghana, for various kinds of projects like working in orphanage, teaching english, health projects and HIV/AIDS prevention and counseling project.

Ghana, a country of marvelous landscape, diverse cultures and remarkable wildlife and safari is renowned as home to the friendliest people in the African continent. Whether you go there as a regular traveler or as an intern, the friendly people will always welcome you with open arms, making your African experience an unforgettable one.

To get a head-start on your Ghana adventure, take a few moments to contact us by email for more information, including travel dates, fees and more. We look forward to hearing from you.

Fees and Dates

Helping abroad offers the most affordable internship program in Ghana. Except our registration fee of $299, our fees start as low as $175. You can click the link to get the detailed information about internship fees in Ghana.

Internship Programs

Orphanage Internship in Ghana

a child in a ghana orphanage

As the local orphanages in Ghana are lacking funds and basic facilities, Helping Abroad is helping them to provide orphans and destitute children with basic facilities and care. Interns in the Orphanage internship program help these children to grow in safe and healthy childhood.

As an intern in orphanage programs run in the two of the townships-Accra and Kumasi, you will get involved in teaching English among other subjects, interacting and involving children in creative, fun, learning, musical and sport activities. Interns will also help orphanage administrations with fundraise, office works and awareness programs like healthcare and sanitation.

Orphanage programs in Ghana are equally important to interns as it is for the children. Involvement with orphanage programs as an intern is one of the most effective ways to make direct impact to the country of Ghana and its children. With this, you will also get a chance to experience the culture. After the internship program, you will take whole lot of personal growth, experience and memories to take home.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

Basic interactive English is the only pre-requirement needed for interns. Apart from this, you don’t need specific skills, experiences or qualifications. However, qualities like passion, endurance and child-loving nature are mostly expected from the interns.

Medical Internship in Ghana

A large population in Ghana is still deprived of basic healthcare and medical facilities. As the country lacks the funds, infrastructures and sufficient medical healthcare professionals, local communities outside the heart of big townships, suburbs and in rural areas do not have access to the most basic healthcare and sanitation facilities.

Teaming up with local doctors, nurses and other professionals, you will help local hospitals and health institutions, by providing disadvantaged communities with basic medical and health guidance, awareness and support. You will also help local health centers and hospitals with awareness programs, administrative tasks, running rural clinics and maintenance.

Participating in our tailored healthcare and medical project located in Accra region, you will get a rare chance to discover your medical expertise amid the vibrant and humble Ghanaian culture. Medical internship is one of the most ideal ways to help bringing positive changes in the beautiful country of Ghana. Medical healthcare internship program will help interns in widening their career prospects with a chance to work in guidance of professional and specialists.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

To apply for medical and healthcare internship programs, interns need to submit an ID of their qualification in medical science or documentation of being a doctor, nurse, public health etc. Placements are made as per your medical skills and expertise.

Internship in HIV/AIDS Awareness Project

Ghana locals in HIV/AIDS awareness project

There is no such continent to be disastrously affected by HIV/AIDS like Africa, and Ghana is one of the unfortunate countries to have been victimized by the fatal disease. The socioeconomic condition of the many Ghanaian families has been broken down by HIV/AIDS and has left thousands of children and orphans deprived of safe childhood.

As an intern in HIV/AIDS awareness project, you will aware local communities about cause, prevention measures and the outcomes of this fatal disease along with counseling the people who are living with HIV/AIDS. HIV/AIDS Awareness Internship program will allow you to help the local awareness staffs, communities, schools and all the stakeholders who are on their mission to create awareness among the Ghanaians about STDs, HIV/AIDS and reproductive health.

With the power of your knowledge and education, you will help the Ghanaian communities with all your means from its worst threat. Getting involved in HIV/AIDS project, you will learn more of the dynamics of HIV/AIDS and will create a new door of your future career.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

Interactive skill of English language is the only requirement for interns to apply for this project. Apart from this, patient and hardworking interns with interests in disease prevention and public health are more than welcome for the project.

English Teaching Internship in Ghana

Intern with students

Being a global means of communication, communication skills in English language is the one of basic requirements for landing better jobs and educational opportunities in Ghana. In the changing concept of globalization, tourism and international trade relations, many of the local children from local income families are being deprived of English learning and in-turn are missing the hope for future job prospects.

As an English teaching intern in Accra and Kumasi region of Ghana, you will teach English to the kids of local schools that lack funds and proficient English teachers. Apart from English teaching, you can also teach other subjects, extracurricular activities and help school teachers and administrations with curriculum, fundraising and administrative tasks as per your interests and skills.

Getting involved in the humanitarian project of English teaching, you will get a chance to see more of your personal growth while sharpening your teaching skills. As these teaching projects are widely recognized, you will build an awesome portfolio and a career out of it.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

Apart from basic knowledge of communicative English, you don’t need to have other skills or qualifications to apply for English teaching internship programs. However, qualities favorable to children and class are expected from the interns as these qualities help bringing the positive environment in the working place.

Supervision and Field Support

The interns in the internship project will be guided and supervised by an experienced and qualified supervisor. Usually the head of the project will be mentoring the interns throughout the internship duration, guiding them professionally towards the completion of the project. Depending on the qualification and time allotted for the project, interns may be required to pay an additional supervision fee of $25-$50 per week to the supervisor.

College credit for internship project in Ghana

Please note that Helping Abroad does not provide college credits for internship project. Our local office or your supervisor can give you a letter verifying the duration and project of your internship. If you need college credit for your internship, please contact your own university or college. You can also talk to your professor.

Room and Food

Mostly, interns in Ghana will be staying in a home base, which is a permanent resident for volunteers and interns of Helping Abroad. The home base is located at a safe and clean neighborhood with easy accessibility to internet cafes, supermarkets, restaurants and bus stops. The rooms are comfortable, with several bedrooms having basic amenities, shared kitchens, shared bathrooms and a television for the interns. Bedrooms are generally shared with interns of the same gender. Furthermore, if the influx of interns is, high, they may even be placed with host families in simple houses at safe and clean neighborhood. Host families for Helping Abroad are well screened and are respectable community members.

Interns will be provided with meals three times a day (local food). Interns who require vegetarian food should specify it while filling up the application. However, other snacks and drinks outside the meal times will not be included. Orphanage Interns can stay in the orphanages as well, as these orphanages have extra rooms set aside for interns and volunteers, which are usually shared with other interns or volunteers.

Free Time

The Internship does not require interns to get involved in work 24/7. They will have free time in their hands during the evenings and during weekends, which they can use for interacting with other interns and visiting local areas nearby. Interns can go for city excursions and visit museums in the city of Accra or visit forts in Kumasi. They can also choose to visit monkey sanctuaries or go for mountain biking, or also visit drumming schools, community based eco-tourism projects, the Volta river, pottery villages, etc.