Summer Service Internship Program

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Program Description

Intern with the Zanzibar Summer Service Internship program and become an unofficial ambassador who supports grassroots initiatives, development, and education. You will assist local NGOs in a range of fields including environmental protection, public health outreaches, and human rights. You may also manage clubs in private and public schools. This is an ideal opportunity to learn Kiswahili and become immersed in the local community to learn about the Zanzibar culture.


- Teach IT, computer literacy, and English to students in the primary and high school ages
- Develop a documentary film featuring the NGO
- Conduct research initiatives, outreach programs, and help to raise awareness
- Write and create proposals and reports


-Must be 18 years old or older at the time of application.
-Must reside in North America as a citizen, permanent resident or holder of an international student visa at a North American college or university at the time of application.
-Must be of strong physical and mental health to live in a developing country for 6 weeks.
-Possess strong writing and communication skills.
-Maintain a commitment to service, cultural sensitivity and AUA’s mission.
-Commit to giving at least one community presentation (two for Mosaic Grant recipients) upon returning to the United States.
-Meet qualifications specific to the placements desired. See relevant placement page for requirements.

Internship Types

International Relations

What`s Included

The program fee of $3,875 includes housing for six weeks, transportation to and from internship sites, insurance, some meals and cultural excursions. Airfare and personal expenses are not included. For more information about this program please inquire.

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Zanzibar, Tanzania

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America's Unofficial Ambassadors
  • Tanzania: Zanzibar
1-3 months
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