The AAH Internship Program provides dedicated individuals with the opportunity to get involved in international development. With internships available at both our clinic and our school, we are looking to involve individuals with experience in a wide rage of fields. All interns will gain inside on the operations of an international non-profit organization, be immersed into a new language and culture, work with skilled staff to help develop the communities we are in, and have opportunities to explore and Uganda in your free time. Interns ideally will stay on site with us in Uganda for at least 3 months. Your internship will vary depending on the amount of time you spend in Uganda, current programs and initiatives that are in plan, and your ability and personal interests. We highly encourage interns to bring ideas to initiate a personal project inspired by one of their own passions.
To apply please email a personal statement of interest including dates of availability (no more than one page), resume, and two letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome anyone interested in education and international development to apply for an internship with us. We are more than happy to tailor your experience with us to suit your needs.
Medical Intern: Medical interns will be working directly with patients under clinic staff supervision in poor villages of the Manafwa district in Eastern Uganda. Daily activities will differ with the applicant’s personal experience and interest. Arlington is ideally looking for those interested in nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, infectious diseases, midwifery, and pediatrics. Beatrice Tierney Health Clinic is a relatively new clinic that was built in Manafwa after 4 sisters of one of Arlington’s founders died from preventable diseases. After an initial purpose of providing medical relief for simple tropical diseases, the clinic has developed into a level 3-health clinic by Uganda’s standards and includes a 24/7 maternity ward. This is the only health clinic in the sub-county and is located in a high demand area
Medical Administration and Operations Intern: We are looking for an intern to assist in general clinic operations of a rural clinic including record keeping, data management, patient registration systems, and organization of patients and to assist in planning and implementation of community outreach programs in the areas of health and sanitation, family planning,
Global/Public Health Interns: Public Health Interns will have the opportunity to assist with the Beatrice Tierney Health Center as a part of the non-medical staff. This position may be responsible for research, data collection and management in the community as well as assist in areas of HIV, infectious diseases, health and sanitation, reproductive and maternal health, family planning and nutrition. This position will have a unique opportunity to design and implement multi-disciplinary education programs demonstrating how the issue areas listed above impact the functioning of the entire community including economic, educational, political and social implications.