Internship Title/Role: Special Projects Intern – Staffable Africa  –Global Livingston Institute (GLI)

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2020 Internship Project Pathways Deck 

About Global Livingston Institute (GLI): The Global Livingston Institute (GLI), is a research and education-based nonprofit organization committed to educating students and community leaders on innovative approaches to international development and empowering awareness, collaboration, conversations and personal growth. GLI is committed to improving communities globally. 

When we took our first group of students to Uganda and Rwanda in 2009, we could have never imagined that we would host hundreds of travelers, partner with the people of Kabale, Uganda to form a unique hybrid of job creation, education, and community development at the Entusi Resort and Retreat Center on Lake Bunyonyi, or host the largest, free music festival in East Africa. 

We continue to be inspired by the idea that if we bring the right people to the table, work collaboratively, and think big and differently, we can shift the dialogue surrounding international development and create lasting positive change to communities both at home and abroad. 

That is where our interns come in! 

Internship Title/Role: Special Projects Intern – Staffable Africa 

Program Area(s): Research, Internships, Partnerships 

Internship Job Description: The intern would be an integral part of research and partnership engagement with some of Staffable Africa’s new 2020 prospective partners like Accelerated and Blue Back Global. 

Estimated Hours per week: 8-10 

Timeline: 3 months; Spring, Summer or Fall 

Point of Contact(s): Kate Deeny (Staffable) 

Location: Denver, Colorado; Kampala, Uganda; or Remotely (can work from anywhere) 

Key Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Market research on trainings, companies in Uganda, client engagement and data analysis for remuneration study with Blue Back Global 

Key Qualifications & Skills: 

  • Strong writer (preferred), high attention to detail (preferred), excellent phone and oral communication skills (preferred), comprehensive note taker (preferred) 

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020 

Costs: If in Uganda – intern responsible for all costs; No cost if in US or doing research remotely 

How to Apply: E-mail with your CV/Resume and cover letter or brief e-mail introducing yourself, and outline interest for applying for the specific internship position(s). 

REQUIRED In Email Subject Line, enter: RE: GLI INTERNSHIP APP: (Insert Internship Title/Role Here) 

Please be patient with us as we review and respond to your application! If you are a good fit for the role(s), you will receive a follow-up and be connected via email to the stated Internship Project POC(s) for an interview.