Internship in Uganda

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Are you looking for an internship program in Uganda that combines learning with adventure and reasonable price? You can consider internship in Uganda with Helping Abroad. Uganda can be a great place to get an internship, especially with Helping Abroad collaborating with local organizations and projects and offering internship programs at the most reasonable prices. Intensive Internship programs like teaching projects, orphanage projects, HIV/AIDS awareness projects, etc are available in Uganda with Helping Abroad.

Also known as the “Pearl of Africa”, Uganda had been listed as one of the top destinations of Africa, in year 2012. With its diverse wildlife and marvelous geography, Uganda will not fail to mesmerize you in its adventure and landscapes to die for. Travel to this beautiful African country and give a different edge to your internship journey.

Join our internship programs and gain internship experience as well as an experience of a lifetime.

Fees and Dates

Helping abroad offers the most affordable internship Uganda program. Except our registration fee of $299, our fees start as low as $150. You can click the link to get the detailed information about internship fees in Uganda.

Internship Programs

Internship in an Orphanage in Uganda

orphans playing with intern

Poverty, massive outbreak of HIV and AIDS and the lack of healthcare and medical facilities has created more than 2.5 millions of orphans in Uganda. Most of these orphans are living in vulnerable situations and are growing up with unhealthy and unsafe childhood.

As an intern abroad in Ugandan orphanage, you will care for and support the kids and show them a better future with your skills and expertise. You will teach English and other subjects to the kids, involve them in fun-learning, sports and creative activities, instruct them with life-skills, help orphanage administration with documentation, fundraise and research, and raise awareness about education, healthcare and sanitation.

Orphanage internship in Kampala of Uganda helps you to explore more about Uganda and its Capital Township and culture while sharpening your skills on teaching among others. You will see more of your personal and professional growth and find it more helpful in building your future career.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

To apply for the orphanage internship, you don’t need to have specific skills, experiences or qualifications other than basic interactive skills in English language. However, qualities favorable to children like patience and hard work are mostly welcomed in the project.

English Teaching Internship in Uganda

students with intern

There is high opportunity for English speaking job applicants in Uganda in recent and coming days as the country enters onto tourism and cross-country relations including trade.

As an intern in English teaching projects running in the outskirts of Kampala, Entebbe and Jinja, you will help to improve English of local schoolchildren so as to make them fit for future job opportunities. You will teach English language among other subjects to the local schoolchildren, instruct the kids with creative, fun-learning, extra-cultural activities and take them for field and project trips. You will help school administration with documentation, research, future planning, curriculum development and lesson plans.

English teaching internship will provide you with a rare chance to develop your teaching skills and acquire valuable work-experience. It will enable interns to get a wider insight into how schools in Uganda are being run. It is a great chance for growing professionally, if education and teaching is what one is striving for a profession.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

Previous teaching experiences are not mandatory, yet the applicants must have sound knowledge of English language. With this, interns also should have deep interests on teaching and love & affection for children.

HIV/AIDS Awareness Internship

hiv awareness project

A large portion of Ugandan population has been alarmingly affected by the rampant epidemics of HIV&AIDS pushing them further onto the edge of socioeconomic condition.

Interns with HIV/AIDS awareness project in Kampala of Uganda assist the local non-profit organizations by spreading awareness about the disease—its cause, prevention measures, symptoms and outcomes, counseling the affected community and helping them with rehabilitation, preparing awareness materials, organizing HIV support groups, helping affected families with income generation and healthcare & medicine facilities and maintaining & building community health centers.

Internship in HIV/AIDS awareness project enhances your field knowledge, skills and experience of the grassroots African community. At the end of your placement, you will be awarded with a certificate of internship which will help to develop your future career in the field.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

Basic communication skill in English language is necessary for the internship applicants. Furthermore, hardworking and dedicated interns with passion in social work, public health and HIV/AIDS prevention are highly preferred for the project.

Medical Internship in Uganda

Helping Abroad provides you with tailored and widely reviewed medical and healthcare internship programs in Kampala of Uganda which are meant to provide basic medical facilities to poor and underprivileged communities.

As a medical and healthcare, you will work aside local doctors and medical staffs and raise awareness on health, sanitation, prevention of diseases, family planning etc. With humane support and medical expertise, you will provide needy Ugandans with basic health and therapeutic care.

With medical healthcare internship, you will acquire more of the professional and on-job experiences on the field being a part of humanitarian project. You will get a chance to help the communities who are living with low income, low socioeconomic condition and without basic healthcare facilities.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

To apply for internship in healthcare and medical project, you need to submit a resume and medical credentials like an identity card as evidence of being a medical student, medical practitioner, nurse, paramedic etc. Apart from these, interns are expected to be open-minded, hardworking and inspired.

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 Uganda

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

Interns in Uganda will mostly be staying with a host family in simple houses located at safe and clean neighborhood with easy accessibility to internet cafes, supermarkets, restaurants and bus stops. Host families for Helping Abroad are well screened and are respectable community members. Interns are usually provided with a private bedroom, but occasionally rooms will be shared with a same-gender volunteers or interns. Most of our host families have experience with hosting international volunteers and interns. Host family stays are a great chance for cultural immersion and exchange. Rooms can also be provided in hostels or home bases where our international volunteers and interns and interns are accommodated.

Interns will be provided with meals three times a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner). However, other snacks and drinks outside the meal times will not be included. Vegetarian meals can be arranged for interns, however it should be aforementioned in the application form.

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 safari tours in the famous national parks, go for hiking, try adventurous activities like Gorilla tracking, etc. They will have a lot of activities to do during their free time.