U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 29th March 2013
The YouthMap Internship Programme aims to equip talented young people with the skills and practical experience required to work, lead and contribute to development efforts. The programme is being implemented by Restless Development in partnership with the International Youth Foundation and funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
We are currently seeking applications for the programme’s first cycle of internships beginning in April 2013. Successful applicants will undertake internships lasting six months with leading employers across a range of sectors. They will benefit from regular training and mentoring, and will join a vibrant alumni network upon successful completion of the programme. Interns will receive a monthly stipend during their placement.
Internship opportunities are available in the following sectors: agriculture; information and communications; NGO; government; banking and finance; and tourism and hospitality. In the first cycle, internships will be based in Kampala and the following USAID priority Districts: (Western) Bushenyi and Kasese; (Eastern) Jinja and Busia; and (Northern) Gulu and Lira.
To participate in the YouthMap Internship Programme you must:
Be aged 23-30 years.
Be a citizen of Uganda and a resident of the District where the internship is located.
Hold a diploma of at least two years or a University degree (first or upper second).
Have a strong work ethic and a commitment to community development.
Job application procedure
You can apply online at www.career-spark.ug or download an application form at www.career-spark.ug and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications can also be posted to the following address: Restless Development Uganda, P. O. Box 1208, Jinja
or be submitted in person at the Restless Development offices in Jinja and Kampala. The closing date for applications is Friday, 29th March 2013.
Further Information: go to www.career-spark.ug email Joshua@restlessdevelopment.org or call 0332276185.
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