Would you like to explore another country while learning about local customs and cultural differences? Do you want to join internship abroad program that will foster both personal and professional growth? Have every considered exploring an internship Tanzania?
Tanzania is one of the most beautiful countries of Africa, with its mesmerizing landscapes and exciting wildlife experiences. The variation in geography will have you astounded, with the great views from Mt. Kilimanjaro and the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar. During this opportunity, you will get to work with directly with a professional in your field of study to practice and develop professional skillsets.
Global Crossroad collaborates with various projects and organizations in Tanzania and provides an array of internship projects for learning enthusiasts like you, ranging from orphanage projects, English teaching projects to women's development projects. If you want to get a unique internship experience full of excitement could be a great choice for you!
To get a head-start on your Tanzania adventure, take a few moments to contact us by email for more information, including travel dates, fees and more. We look forward to hearing from you.
Popular Internship Opportunities in Tanzania
Internships are the perfect way to step outside of your comfort through interacting with many different ethnic groups and cultures. Global Crossroads offers a variety of both term and summer internship opportunities in Tanzania to fit your individual interests. Read details about some of our most popular projects here:
With HIV/AIDS leaving a devastating number of children homeless and orphaned, Tanzania is still suffering as Africa’s poorest nations. There is a large number of orphanages taking care of an astounding number of orphaned children in Tanzania. Global Crossroad partners with these orphanages, sending in interns to fill the gap of the under resourced orphanages. .
Tanzania orphanage interns will get involved in basic activities like teaching and taking care of children. They can teach English, math and science, and help the children with their homework. They can arrange for other activities like singing, dancing, art and craft too. Interns can also choose to work in the administration department to get an understanding on the day to activities of the orphanage administration. .
Interns will learn how an orphanage runs, and will get a glimpse into the lives of orphaned children in Tanzania. Internship in the orphanage combines social work and personal satisfaction of contributing for the better of these children. The unique internship Tanzania is an opportunity for professional as well as personal development; an experience that can be enriching and eye opening. .
The internship does not have educational requirements and does not require skills and experience from the interns. But qualities like patience and flexibility are highly regarded.
If you are interested in volunteer programs, we also offer life changing orphanage volunteer program in Tanzania.
Despite English being a national language of Tanzania, children from under privileged families strive hard to learn standard English as they cannot afford to go to schools that are well equipped with resources and qualified teachers. Teaching English Project by Global Crossroad, places interns to teach English to the children, helping children in developing their conversational and comprehension skills.
As Tanzania teaching interns, interns will be responsible to conduct English classes under the local curriculum or help the English teacher conduct classes and classroom activities and make classes more interactive and fun. The interns can also help the teachers in curriculum development or can also choose to support the school administration in daily administrative duties too.
Interns will get firsthand experience in a local school, teaching children. They will get to learn more about classrooms, teaching styles and education, learning from teaching in challenging environments and situations. Interns will also get to travel to a new place for their internship, make their resumes stronger and get the satisfaction of giving back to the community.
Though no educational qualification and experience is required for the teaching internship opportunity in Tanzania, applicants should be flexible working in an environment different than they are used to and should be patient, as teachers.
If you are interested in volunteer programs, we also offer life changing teaching volunteer program in Tanzania.
Around 1.6 million people in Tanzania are living with HIV/AIDS according to survey results of 2011, which has given rise to the need for effective counseling and awareness about HIV/AIDS in the Tanzanian communities. Global Crossroad provides internship opportunities with HIV/AIDS Internship Project in local organizations working on HIV/AIDS in Tanzania.
Interns in the Tanzania HIV/AIDS program will participate in HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns and lead programs. They can also conduct counseling sessions to the locals infected by HIV/AIDS and visiting infected patients at their homes. They will also be responsible for providing educational trainings and promote support groups in the communities.
HIV internship participants will get hands on experience in working with communities directly affected by HIV/AIDS. Interns will learn a lot and get a clear picture of HIV/AIDS and its impacts on the Tanzanian people. It is a good starting point for a career dedicated to public health and HIV/AIDS and also one of the best ways to visit a completely new country and immerse into its unique culture.
Interns should be patient and adaptable to changes. They should be compassionate towards the people and should have the enthusiasm and passion for helping those in need. However, educational requirements and experience are not required for the internship.
If you are interested in volunteer programs, we also offer life changing HIV volunteer program in Tanzania.
Tanzania internship program participants will be performing basic medical duties like helping the doctors and medical professionals with daily checkup and providing basic first aid care. The interns can shadow the doctors, nurses, health workers and therapists. They can also treat minor injuries and perform tasks such as, cleaning and bandaging wounds take the vital signs, record patient details and distribute medicines.
Internship in the Medical Project gets interns immersed into medical service in the rural communities. Shadowing medical professionals will help interns observe and learn, getting a firsthand experience providing medical services in the local communities, giving a good start to a medical profession ahead. Interns will have the chance to travel to a new place in order to learn something new and to give back to the community they are working on.
Tanzania medical intern applicants must possess a health care certification such as an ID as a medical student, EMT or paramedic certification, or nursing or physician's credentials.
If you are interested in volunteer programs, we also offer life changing medical volunteer program in Tanzania.
If you are interested in our amazing volunteer opportunities in Tanzania, please feel free to contact us.
Dates and Fees: Internship Tanzania
All intern programs start each Monday, though we allow for flexibility due to travel constraints.
You can find the most affordable prices. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion.
Global Crossroad's internship application and registration fee cost US $299. In addition to the application fee, Internships are required to pay weekly program fee. You pay your weekly fee directly to your host families and projects. This way, the fees you pay will benefit those who deserve it (not for company profit).
The internship opportunity in Tanzania fee for internship and volunteering is basically same. However, unlike volunteers, interns often work closely with guided supervision from a local project director, and a small weekly supervision fee ($25-50/ week) may be incurred in addition to volunteer program fees.
Internships vs. Volunteers Programs
In general, volunteer programs focus on humanitarian outreach and project support. Volunteering is popular amongst people who want to share their love and passion for underprivileged children, impoverished communities, or conservation efforts in need of resources.
Internship programs focus on creating a real-world learning environment for interns and students so that they practice professional development and obtain new skills. Similar to volunteers, interns may work on a variety of projects (many times alongside volunteers) that benefits local communities, children, wildlife and similar projects. Teaching programs, medical outreach, and children’s support are the most popular internship projects.
Term, gap year, and summer interns in Tanzania will be staying with our safe and secure host families. The host families are situated in clean neighborhood with easy accessibility to internet cafes, supermarkets, restaurants and bus stops. The rooms are comfortable, with several bedrooms having basic amenities, shared kitchens and shared bathrooms. Bedrooms are generally shared with interns of the same gender.
Interns will be provided with Tanzanian local meals three times a day (local food). Interns who require vegetarian food should specify it while filling up the application.
Supervision and Field Support
Each internship Tanzania programs will be guided and supervised by an experienced and qualified supervisor. Usually the head of the project will be mentoring the interns throughout the internship duration, guiding them professionally towards the completion of the project.
Please note that Global Crossroad does not provide college credits for internship project. Our local office or your supervisor can give you a letter verifying the duration and project of your internship. If you need college credit for your internship, please contact your own university or college prior applying. You can also talk to your professor.
The Internship does not require interns to get involved in work all the times. They will have free time in their hands during the evenings and during weekends, which they can use for interacting with other interns and visiting Tanzania. Interns can make the most out of their free time, exploring the cities of Moshi and Arusha. They can visit national parks and conservation areas, go for safari trips, hike, visit Mt. Kilimanjaro and get dazzled by the spectacular landscapes of Tanzania.
FAQs: Internship Tanzania
Arrival and Departure
Upon acceptance into the international internship program in Tanzania, you should make travel plans to arrive at the Kilimanjaro International Airport. Once you have booked your flight, please make sure to send us your correct flight information.
On the day of your departure from your home country, please make sure to consult our country coordinator before leaving. We will arrange for a Global Crossroads representative to pick you up at the airport, so it is important that you communicate with us as soon as possible if there are any flight delays or if you miss your flight all together.
When you depart, you will need to make your own departure arrangements. We do not offer drop-off service.
In order to travel to Tanzania on this internship, you need to secure a tourist visa. Depending on your nationality, visa on arrival may be available. Visa extensions are possible once you have arrived in Tanzania through the department of Immigration.
CDC recommends that anyone traveling to Tanzania receive vaccinations against: Rabies, Cholera, Hepatitis A-B, Yellow Fever, Malaria, Typhoid
How can I apply?
Global Crossroads internship applications for Tanzania are very straightforward. Simply go to the program website, fill out the online application, and then submit it to us. We will follow up with you within 24-hours of your application submittal.
Why intern with Global Crossroads?
Global Crossroads is a non-profit organization who mission is to change the world. Established in 2003 and trusted by more than 20,000 individuals, Global Crossroads is well experienced in providing outstanding, safe, and meaningful intern experiences. Our transparent, tax-deductible fees are the most affordable prices in the world.
Global Crossroads also connects you with unparalleled field support, welcoming communities, and heart-warming home stay families who will make you feel like your time spent interning is your home away from home.
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