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Health Internships & Volunteers in Kenya
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Health Internships & Volunteers in Kenya

Locations

Kenya: Kakamega, Mombasa

Fields

  • Education
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work

Causes

  • Aids
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Water Projects

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 7-12 Months

Year(s) Offered

2017

Age Requirement

Open to All Ages

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

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Program Includes:

Cost: USD 4,995 - USD 8,280+, varies by duration

The program fee covers: airport pickup upon arrival; a one-week orientation; family homestay with all meals provided; language lessons; development trainings; midterm retreat (9+ weeks only); on-going in-country support from FSD site team and U.S. staff; Project Seed Grant; eligibility for additional project funding up to $800; medical evacuation and limited health insurance. Our program fees also contribute to the capacity-building of our partner organizations, and include a $300 seed grant for all interns’ work abroad.

Accommodation Options

  • Home-stays

Salary & Compensation

Unpaid

Experience Required

No.

Qualifications

Internship Requirements:
- 17+ years old
- 9-week minimum commitment

To be a Competitive Applicant:
- Working towards or having completed a Bachelors Degree
- Educational background in Finance, Business, Economics, International Development, or related field
- 9+ week commitment to working in host community
- Past work, volunteer, or field experience abroad
- Basic understanding of grassroots development and experience with cultural and economic diversity

Application Procedures

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Resume
  • Online Application