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What: GESI participants implement a community development project while working in small interdisciplinary teams abroad. All students receive academic training in theories and tools of community development, as well as team dynamics and leadership.

Who: Any undergraduate or recent graduate seeking hands-on development field experience paired with comprehensive academic preparation and reflection.

Where: Bolivia, Nicaragua, India, South Africa, or Uganda.

When: June 15 - August 20, 2012.

Why: So many reasons!

•  Meaningful cultural immersion through homestays and work at community-based organizations

•  Northwestern course credits

•  On-the-ground professional experience in public health, education, environment, economic development, social entrepreneurship, and more

•  Lifelong friendships with passionate students from around the country

How: Complete our three-step application process online.

For more information and application please visit the website: gesi.northwestern.edu

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The Foundation for Democracy in Africa promotes democracy and economic development in Africa, and also fights AIDS.


If you would like to be considered for an internship with the Foundation for Democracy in Africa , please send a copy of your resume and cover letter in word format to employment@democracy-africa.org

Current Internship Openings

Online Campaign Management Internship - FDA is looking to hire an intern to assist with managing FDA's website and online presence on Facebook, Twitter and Blogspot. If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to comments@democracy-africa.org. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

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Location: Mowbray, South Africa

Bush Radio 89.5FM, affectionately known as “The Mother of Community Radio in Africa”, sustains itself through the support of committed people from around the world, who believe that everyone has the right to freedom of expression and the airwaves.

One of the ways we are supported is through running internships for foreign students or media professionals. The project sees students (broadcasting and others) and seasoned professionals pay a fee to do an internship, while at the same time experiencing some of the wonders that Cape Town and the environs have to offer.

Email: sharon@btisa.co.za for cost and details

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This will be the place to look for international internships relating to the African Studies Program.

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USAID's Africa Bureau expects to have a limited number of Summer 2011 internships available in a few overseas missions in sub-Saharan Africa as well as in Washington, D.C. This is an excellent opportunity for outstanding students interested in pursuing careers in international development.

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