Accepting Applications for Public Health & International Development Internship in Uganda – Summer 2013

*** Accepting Applications for Summer Public Health & International Development Internship in Uganda – Summer 2013 *** *About Uganda Village Project* The Uganda Village Project (UVP) is an international public health organization that works with people of Iganga to promote public health and sustainable development in the rural communities of Iganga, in southeast Uganda. *Summer 2013 Internship Opportunity* We are currently accepting applications for our Summer 2013 internship program. Interns spend *8-9 weeks *living and working in a village in rural Iganga District, Uganda, gaining experience in public health, community education, and international development. Interns work in diverse teams composed of Ugandan and non-Ugandan team members. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities in several focus areas, including water, sanitation, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, malaria, and reproductive health. Learn more about our internship program here: *Intern Qualifications* We are looking for individuals who are passionate and have experience in public health, medicine, or international development. We give extra consideration to individuals who have prior experience working in developing and low-resource settings. Ideal applicants are those who have a strong interest in development and/or global health and are looking for a cross-cultural and entrepreneurial opportunity to work in a rural setting. All interns must be at least 18 years old. Historically, interns have come from all around the world as medical students, graduate students, undergraduate students, and professionals. *Internship Program Dates* * *Team Leaders:* Monday, June 17, 2013 – Tuesday, August 20, 2013 (9 weeks) * *All Interns:* Thursday, June 20, 2013 – Saturday, August 17, 2013 (8 weeks) *Internship Fundraising Requirement* Once accepted, all interns are required to fundraise $2,000 USD for UVP, in addition to a deposit of $500 USD. The deposit is refundable upon successful completion of the program. This sum includes a donation towards UVP’s programs in Uganda as well as pick-up and drop-off at Entebbe Airport, orientation costs, room and board, in-country transportation, food, and Uganda-based staffing costs. All interns are required to individually purchase airfare to and from Entebbe Airport in Uganda. *Application Deadline* The deadline for applications for the Summer 2013 internship is *February 1, 2013 *at 11:59PM PST. In order to apply, there are two steps: * 1) Complete the online application at * 2) Submit your CV and essay questions via email to — instructions on both are on the last page of the online application Questions? Email us at Learn more about the internship: Visit us at Follow us on twitter: @uvp

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