Internship Title/Role: Workforce Development Research Coordinator — 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: Workforce Development Research Coordinator 

Program Area(s): Workforce Development Internship Job Description: The intern would be responsible for carrying out global research on workforce development statistics, relevant initiatives within the continent, and local-level partnership building to better inform our program development. Working with our on-the-ground workforce development team members, the intern would serve as an additional coordinator and trainer for GLI’s workforce development initiatives as needed

 Estimated Hours per week: 20 Timeline: 3 months (Spring or Summer) 

Point of Contact(s): Emmanuel Oumo (GLI) 

Location: Kampala, Uganda; Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda; Denver, Colorado; OR Remotely (can work from anywhere – online responsibilities) 

Key Qualifications & Skills: Excellent research skills (required); Team-oriented (required); ability to work autonomously and take the initiative on projects (preferred); excellent writing and attention to detail (required) 

Application Deadline: May 4, 2020 

Costs: Need to cover your Lodging, food, transport (dependent on location) – unpaid internship 

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.