Development Internship in Ghana
This fall travel with a group of your peers to Ghana, West Africa to explore sustainable development while putting classroom theory to practice as you develop a social venture to support a non profit and explore the question: How do we develop communities and organizations towards self sustainability?
Interns will work with a a local non profit to develop AND implement a business plan that will create jobs and sustain the ongoing efforts of the organization. Youll explore resource mobilization, fair trade, renewable energy and entrepreneurship. This a great opportunity for students and graduates to build a foundation for a career in development, gain international experience, and leave a sustainable impact in a community.
Your group will vote on a project and use seed money to implement the winning project. Local partners include USAID West African Trade Hub, University of Legon, and the Local Municipal Authority.
This structured program consists of several components that prepare and provide you with the support and guidance needed to implement successful projects with a group of your peers and local leaders.
The program consists of :
- business plan development
- training and education
Who Should Apply: This is an interdisciplinary program which seeks students from a diverse backgrounds including international development, business, marketing, design and engineering.
Program Dates: September 10, 2012- November 29, 2012
Application Deadline: August 1, 2012
<1 year (or student)
Account Management/Planning; Administrative/Support Services; Advocacy; Analyst; Business Development; Creative/Design/Multimedia; Fundraising/Development; Administration; Human Resources; Information Management/MIS; International; Management; Marketing; Other; Product Management; Project Management; Research; Sales; Social Work; Urban and Regional Planning; Writing; Risk Management/Assessment; Production; Supply Chain Management/Logistics; Interior Design; Financial Planning; Entrepreneur
Paid Internship Info:
30-40 hours per week
September 10, 2010
August 1, 2012, November 29, 2012
August 1, 2012Tags:
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