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Environmental Initiatives Internship - FCDE Office Kasese


Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Trimester, Academic Year, Throughout the year, May Term


Year Round


Desired Qualifications:
* Education: Pursuing or achieved a university degree in International Development, Environmental sciences, International/Regional Studies or related field.
* Prior Experience: one year work or comparable volunteer experience within a related field.
* Language Proficiency: Spoken and written fluency in English.
* Knowledge: Solid working knowledge of community development and the host-country's culture/history/current events; demonstrated ability to
maintain working level contacts with NGO officials and host families; and demonstrated experience and skills in supporting of training or educational events.
* Skills and Abilities: Ability to represent FCDE effectively with partner organizations, local officials, and International Sponsors (Donors, Academic Sponsors). Organizational and administrative skills. Excellent computer skills in word-processing and database management. Motivation and commitment to work effectively as part of an inter-cultural team. Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment under normal as well as complex and often stressful conditions.

Intern Types

  • Agriculture
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Development
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Information Systems
  • Liberal Arts
  • Sustainable Development


  • English

Cost in US$:

3,800 for 9 weeks - other lengths available

Program Fees Include:

FCDE internship fees are 100% tax deductible for U.S. residents.

The program fees for this internship have been designed to pay for the costs associated with supporting your internship. Part of your internship fees also go to help FCDE continue to provide support for its community development work. FCDE is a US-based 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. FCDE's Executive Director and Board work on a volunteer basis to ensure that our organization's resources are focused on our mission of furthering international community development.

Your program fees include: airport pickup upon arrival; a family home stay with breakfast and dinner provided; on-going in-country support from the FCDE site team and U.S. staff; medical evacuation and limited health insurance; and airport delivery upon departure.

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Physical Exam/Health Records

Typically The Application Process Time is

4-6 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad