Dates and Fees to intern in Kenya
All internships start every Monday of each month. However, if there is travel constrains, you can start any project on any day.
Boundless Loves has the most affordable and quality projects in Kenya. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion.
Boundless Loves’s internship opportunity in Kenya application and registration fee cost US $299. In addition to the application fee, you are required to pay a weekly program fee. You will pay your weekly fee directly to the country coordinator, who in turn will allocate it to your host family, project and other in-country support we offer to our Internships. This way, the fees that you pay will benefit those who rightfully deserve them, and not for company profit.
The program fee for internship and volunteering is basically same in Kenya. However, unlike volunteers, interns often work closely with guided supervision from a local project director, and a small weekly supervision fee ($25-50/ week) may be incurred in addition to volunteer program fees.
Learn more about our highly affordable volunteer program fees in Kenya.
Kenya Internships vs. Volunteers Programs
In general, volunteer programs focus on humanitarian outreach and project support. Volunteering is popular amongst people who want to share their love and passion for underprivileged children, impoverished communities, or conservation efforts in need of resources.
Internship programs focus on creating a real-world learning environment for interns and students so that they practice professional development and obtain new skills. Similar to volunteers, interns may work on a variety of projects (many times alongside volunteers) that benefits local communities, children, wildlife and similar projects. Teaching programs, medical outreach, and children’s support are the most popular internship projects.
Boundless Loves arranges for shelter and food throughout all Kenya interns’ stay. Interns will stay with our warm- welcoming host families throughout the project. Our host families used to having interns from different countries stay at their place and are equally delighted to welcome the international interns with homely environment.
The experience of staying with the host families will help you learn vividly about the people, their culture and local food. Boundless Loves has provisions for three meals per day; breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Learn more about your accommodation and meal plans while in Kenya.
Supervision and Field Support Intern in Kenya
In our internship programs, the interns are directed by a group of mentors or supervisors for a proper guidance and effective learning. These supervisors are experienced and qualified in their respective fields and will ensure the interns face no problems while their stay at Kenya.
They are most likely to be the head of the project you are assigned on. You might have to pay an additional cost to the supervisors depending upon your qualifications and time allotted by the supervisors. Please communicate with our office or our country coordinator if you need personal supervision to help you in your completion of your internship project.
College Credit for Internship Program in Kenya
Boundless Loves does not provide our interns with college credit for internship projects. Our local office or your supervisor will provide you with a letter and certificate on the completion of your program verifying your work as an intern and your job responsibilities as an intern.
You can earn an academic credit for internship projects at Kenya by pre arranging the project with your college/university. The students shall have to coordinate with their faculties and professors regarding the college credit for internship prior to applying for Boundless Loves.
Our Kenya internship programs are not only limited to working at internship project centers but give our interns leisure time to travel and feel Kenya. Interns can enjoy their leisure time on weekends and evenings.
We do not arrange for sightseeing and other recreational activities however our local staffs and in country coordinator shall help to provide all the information necessary. Our project centers are located at Nairobi and Maasai land opening you doors with a warm welcome from the locals to explore the wonderful cultures, mountains and landscapes. Nairobi is the capital and the largest city of Kenya.
Kenya internship opportunities near Nairobi, will allow you to visit the national museum, Nairobi national park and try out the exotic safari rides. The most popular wildlife reserve, Maasai Mara is located at Maasai region where you can get up close with the wildlife and nature. The land is serene that will soothe you with a wonderful experience urging you to come back for more.
Read more about your free time and weekend exploration options in Kenya.
FAQs: Intern in Kenya
Arrival and Departure
You will need to book your flights so that you arrive at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Once you have bought flight tickets, it is important that you send us your correct flight information.
On the day of your departure, please consult your country coordinator to let them know you are leaving your home country. If you miss your flight or the flight is delayed, please contact us as soon as possible.
Once you arrive, a Boundless Lovess representative will pick you up. We do not offer airport drop-off service.
Before traveling to your internship program in Kenya, you must secure a tourist visa. A ‘Visa on arrival’ may be available to you depending on your nationally.
It is possible to extend your visa once in the country through Kenya’s department of immigration.
Before traveling to Kenya, you need to ensure you have received the proper vaccinations. The CDC recommends vaccinations against: Rabies, Hepatitis B, Japanese Encephalitis and Meningococcal Meningitis, Yellow Fever, Malaria, Meningitis
How can I apply to intern in Kenya?
Internship applications are very straightforward. All you need to do is apply online and then submit the application to us. Once we have received your application, we will follow up with you within 24 hours.
Intern applications are very straightforward. Simply go to the program website, fill out the online application, and then submit it to us. We will follow up with you within 24-hours of your application submittal.
Why intern with Boundless Lovess?
Boundless Lovess is a non-profit organization whose makes real impacts on the world one individual at a time. Since 2003, we have been trusted by more than 20,000 people to provide safe, meaningful, and affordable internship opportunities in Kenya. In addition to being well-experienced, our transparent and tax-deductible fees are the lowest internship prices in the world.
With the help of our unparalleled field staff, you will feel like your time spent interning is valued and that you have a new home away from home.
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