Empower a Child offers internship programs within our organisation in the UK, Uganda, and Kenya. These programs are designed for university students before, during, or after completion of their studies.
All Internship programs are on a voluntary basis and are non-payable. A certificate and recommendation letters are availed after completion of the program. If your school has certain requirements, such as weekly evaluations to be completed by our overseeing staff, please contact us to make sure we can meet all the requirements your school has. In the past we’ve been able to work with all requirements schools have had for their students’ internships.
Child Sponsorship Intern
Working directly with the Empower A Child office in Kenya and Uganda, this placement would work under the Operational Manager and Child Welfare Coordinator assisting with updating the children’s database, creating new children’s profiles, and participating with children’s meetings and mentor programs. This placement would fulfill requirements, depending on your academic institution, for courses of study in Social Science, Social Work, and International Studies.
Work at the Empower A Child community church in Zirobwe. Responsibilities would include assisting in conducting Sunday services, training local church leadership, and discipling leadership with in-depth Bible studies.
Medical interns would be placed at government and private hospitals around Kampala or Nairobi or at community clinics. Responsibilities would include administrating first aid, monitoring vitals, and conducting basic health education trainings.
Education degrees have the option to conduct their student teaching in Africa. Student teachers would be placed at a primary or high school and follow specific curriculum designed by the country. They would have the opportunity to bring teaching techniques and resources they have learned through their college. Typical teaching methods used in the UK may not be used in Uganda or Kenya but could dramatically help improve students performance in class.