Internship opportunities in Uganda: Dates and Fees
All Uganda programs start every Monday, though we allow for flexibility due to travel constraints.
The most affordable and quality internships abroad are available through Boundless Loves. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion. Boundless Loves’ internship programs in Uganda application and registration fee cost US $100.
In addition to the application fee, you are required to pay a weekly program fee. You will pay your weekly fee directly to your host family and project. 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. However, unlike volunteers, interns often work closely with guided supervision from a local project director, and a small weekly supervision fee ($30/ week) may be incurred in addition to volunteer program fees.
Uganda 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 all shelter, food, and supervision throughout your stay while you’re interning in Uganda program. We have host families to locate our interns.
Our host families are accustomed 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.
Supervision And Field Support
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 Uganda.
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 an internship projects in Uganda 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.
Uganda internship programs are not only limited to working at internship project centers but give our interns leisure time to travel Uganda. 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. Uganda has in stored many things for you to make your stay a memorable one.
You can roam around the bustling city of Kampala and see the source of Nile, Bujagali Falls and Owen Falls Dam in Jinja, the second largest town in Uganda. To get close and personal with the nature and wildlife, you can explore the Murchison Falls National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
FAQs: Internship Opportunities in Uganda
Arrival and Departure
Please arrive at the Entebbe International Airport. Once you have bought your flight, 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.
A visa extension through the department of immigration may be possible if you would like to extend your time in Uganda.
For the most up-to-date visa information including fees, contact the Embassy of Uganda at 5911 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20011; telephone (202) 726-7100 or visit their website. Travelers may also contact the Permanent Mission of Uganda to the United Nations in New York. Overseas, inquiries can be made at the nearest Ugandan embassy or consulate.
Before you start your internship in Uganda, you need to obtain certain vaccinations. The CDC recommends that you get the following vaccinations before you arrive: Rabies, Cholera, Hepatitis A-B, Yellow Fever, Malaria, Meningitis, Typhoid.
How can I apply to internship opportunities in Uganda?
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.
Why intern with Boundless Loves?
Boundless Loves is a well-respected global non-profit whose goal is to make a real and lasting impact on the world through our international programs. Established in 2010 and trusted by more than 20,000 individuals, our programs encourage individual and community growth. When you take advantage of an internship opportunity in Uganda with Boundless Loves, you know where your money goes because you pay your program fees directly to the locals involved in your project.
Our safety standards are outstanding, and despite being the most affordable program in the world, we still deliver impeccably high-quality programs. When you intern with Boundless Lovess, you’ll form strong bonds with our field staff and heart-warming local community members, who will enrich your experience and make your time abroad worth so much more than you expected.
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