Internship programs in Kenya
- The most affordable price, guaranteed. Starts at $150
- Pay fees directly to your host families and projects.
- Safe and meaningful internship experience
- A wide range of internship programs available,choose what suits you the best
Waiting for you is a life changing journey through our internship program in Kenya. Lying in the east of African continent, this country has abundance of natural beauty and resources. You can boost up your spirit and create wonderful memories to be cherished forever. Join our internship program in Kenya and here is a chance to relish the most exciting trip while lending a hand to the people in need.
Kenya holds a great significance for its breathtaking and eye catching wildlife and landscapes. Kenya is most popularly known for the big five animals (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino) inhabiting in their natural habitat. There are over 40 game reserves and national parks in this country, included in the world wonders is the widely popular national park of Kenya, Masaai Mara, best known for its wildebeest migration across the Mara river. You can enjoy every bit of your trip by exploring savanna safaris, magnificent view of Great Rift Valley, high mountains, serene lakes, pristine beaches and luscious forests.
Join our internship in Kenya to unfold multitude mysteries. Drop us an email and we shall provide you with all the information for your wonderful trip.
Dates: Internship in Kenya
All Internship programs in Kenya start every Monday of each month. However, if there is travel constrains, you can start any project on any day.
Price: Internship in Kenya
Global Crossroad has the most affordable and quality Internship opportunities in Kenya. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion.
Global Crossroad's Internship abroad in Kenya application and registration fee cost US $299. In addition to the application fee, you are required to pay a weekly program fee. You will pay your weekly fee directly to the country coordinator, who in turn will allocate it to your host family, project and other in-country support we offer to our Internships. This way, the fees that you pay will benefit those who rightfully deserve them, and not for company profit.
- Mandatory Comprehensive Travel Insurance $3.49/day
- Airport pick up/transfer (45 miles) $50 Nairobi
- Airport pick up/transfer (75 miles) $75 masai
- Summer Internship and adventure (4 weeks include safari) $1,699
Program fees cover:
- Accommodation (host family)
- Food ( local food 3 times a day)
- In-country support
- Personalized project
- Pre-departure information
- Certificate of completion
- Fundraising ideas and letters
- Discount for returning volunteers
Program fees exclude:
- Personal expenses on soft drinks and foods
- Daily transportation
- Airport return transfer
The program fees will cover expenses that will begin on the first day of the program to the last day of the program. If you arrive before the first day of the Internship abroad in Kenya program or you decide you stay beyond your program’s last day, you will be responsible for the additional expenses
Healthcare and medical internship project in Kenya
Many health hazards and serious circumstances in Kenya will bring you with lots of exposure and opportunities to exercise your skills and test your proficiency. Healthcare and medical internship project offers a learning of a lifetime for aspiring doctors, nurses and medical practitioners aiming to bring a positive impact in the lives of many. For those who want to lend a hand, join our Kenya internship project and start sowing your seeds now.
The role of the interns in the healthcare and medical internship project varies upon the skills and experience of the interns. Interns will have to work under the supervision of local doctors and assist them in the day to day operations. The major task of the interns may include measuring height, weight, temperature and pressure. Interns can opt for routine checkups, regular rounds, providing first aid care and prescribing medicines. Interns can also perform counseling and therapy sessions for educating and informing the patients of the disease and its consequences.
Internship in Kenya will be a rewarding experience in a sense that you will have a chance to try your hands on the medical operations and get firsthand experience under the supervision of qualified and experienced doctors while being mesmerized by the abundant biodiversity and beauty that the country unfolds. Awaiting is a lifetime experience that will change your live forever and will introduce an entirely different dimension in your life. Staying with the Kenyans and knowing their upbringing will help you immerse into the culture and fill your trip with wonderful memories.
For interns to apply for the healthcare and medical internship, you will have to submit a certification or medical credentials specifying your specialization in medicine. Interns should be willing to work in odd situations, should be able to handle serious circumstances and should be enthusiastic.
Awareness of HIV AIDS internship project in Kenya
Hearing millions of people die due to HIV AIDS is depressing. Kenya has been undergoing the same situation since many years. HIV AIDS awareness internship project is an initiative of Global Crossroad that invites interns from worldwide to help the Kenyans from this epidemic. Internship in Kenya has become fundamental to raise awareness about the transmission and its consequences to prevent its spread further.
Interns will be working 3-4 hours from Monday to Friday. Interns can involve the community groups in launching campaigns and creating awareness among the people. Interns can educate the local people of the hazardous disease and its preventive measures. Visiting home and communities, conducting workshops, seminar, training and counseling to prepare materials and resources needed to educate and raise awareness. Interns can also help the infected patients and visit them at foster homes. Interns can spend some quality time with them sharing experiences or counseling other than distributing medicine, clothes, food and other supplies.
Internship in Kenya will open many doors for you. Involving in such a noble deed is a great act of humanity and this act will reward you in many ways. You will realize that there exists a completely different world than the world you live in. You will get to serve for those in desperate need of love and attention and your help will not only change their lives but completely transform your life. Witnessing the dense national parks and game reserves with the most diverse wildlife will bring you the best memories of your life.
Hard work, dedication and enthusiasm are very essential to apply for this internship project in Kenya. Interns should be able to cope up with the extreme challenges and circumstances.
Community development internship project in Kenya
Internship in Kenya will allow you to work for the development of the Maasai region leading to put up local infrastructures and hence aiding people to live a quality life. Kenya being one of the poorest countries, lack basic infrastructures and lags behind in education and healthcare sector that leave many people with no choice but to migrate to other countries for opportunities. Internship in community development helps the Kenyans to develop the region for the overall growth by placing interns in Kenya for their assistance.
The role of the interns varies as per their interests and skills however the main objective of this internship project is to empower the local community. From education to medicine, roads, bridges, buildings to income generating activities, there are many sectors where interns can get involved. Other activities may include fundraising, building schools and orphanages, setting up micro-economic projects, educating the population and helping them improve their living standard. Interns can support women's group, arrange for welfare of children or assist in environmental cleaning and sanitation.
Serving for the community while being with them will open for you countless opportunities to be with the people and get up close and personal with them. You will get to know their lifestyle, culture, local food and social practices. In addition, involvement in the community development internship project will add value to your CV and make a positive impact in your life. This would be an experience you will cherish forever. Nothing compares to a smile that you put on people with your contribution. You can also strengthen your potential by using your skills and techniques for the community development.
Community development internship project requires no skills or qualifications. Enthusiastic, open minded, creative and hard working interns are encouraged to apply.
Cultural conservation internship project in Kenya
Maasai in Kenya are the most well known ethnic group in Africa with their distinctive clothing, rituals, practice, norms and values. Their authenticity and unique culture is what makes them different from other cultures. To preserve this rare culture we have initiated cultural conservation internship project in Maasai region. Kenya will not have its significance if not for its culture and origin. For their upcoming generations to follow the same tradition, it is essential for us to preserve it now.
Activities in the Kenya cultural conservation internship project depend upon the skills and experience of the interns. Interns can get themselves engaged in activities that suits most to their interest. Interns can integrate with the local people to understand the roots, history and traditions of the Maasai. Interns can exchange ideas, introduce and execute ways to preserve their custom. The locals can be taught about the importance of culture and ways to preserve it besides teaching English. Interns can encourage the Maasai to increase their local produce and assist them to market the same to a larger market. Interns can provide guidelines on promoting their culture during the tourist season.
Internship in Kenya is a great way to experience all of what Kenya has to offer. This is the only project that brings you closer to the people and helps you understand their base. Sharing your ideas and culture to enrich their community, traditions and culture will prove to be an incredible cultural exchange. This is a lifetime learning experience. Involvement in this internship project will most certainly add value to your CV that you can flaunt forever. You will have the best time of your life staying with Kenyans who have immense love and affection to offer and so much to share amidst the beautiful flora and fauna, rejoicing the amazing wildlife.
It is very important the interns are sensitive about culture and its preservation. They should be open minded, dedicated and enthusiastic to work at all circumstances. No other skills and qualifications are required.
Supervision and Field support
In our internship programs, the interns are directed by a group of mentors or supervisors for a proper guidance and effective learning. These supervisors are experienced and qualified in their respective fields and will ensure the interns face no problems while their stay at Kenya. They are most likely to be the head of the project you are assigned on. You might have to pay an additional cost to the supervisors depending upon your qualifications and time allotted by the supervisors. Please communicate with our office or our country coordinator if you need personal supervision to help you in your completion of your internship project.
College credit for internship project in Kenya
Global Crossroad does not provide our interns with college credit for internship projects. Our local office or your supervisor will provide you with a letter and certificate on the completion of your program verifying your work as an intern and your job responsibilities as an intern. You can earn an academic credit for internship projects at Kenya by pre arranging the project with your college/university. The students shall have to coordinate with their faculties and professors regarding the college credit for internship prior to applying for Global Crossroad.
Global Crossroad arranges for shelter and food throughout your stay in Kenya. We have home base, host families or project hostels to locate our interns. The home base is situated at Nairobi, approximately 30 km away from the Nairobi International Airport. The home base ensures a comfortable room equipped with all necessary facilities and proper security. The rooms in home base have multiple beds for you to share the room with many other interns giving ample opportunities to interact with people from different backgrounds. Home base is only a few miles away from the local bus station, local market, departmental stores, restaurants and cafés making your stay easier. Interns can communicate with our in-country coordinator in case of any problems. Our in-country coordinator is located at the home base and is ready to help 24/7.
Depending upon the season and flow of interns, you can be positioned either at project hostel or host families. Our host families and project hostels are used to having interns from different countries stay at their place and are equally delighted to welcome the international interns with homely environment. The experience of staying with the host families will help you learn vividly about the people, their culture and local food. The stay at project hostel is likely to be at orphanages. The orphanages have special arrangements to ensure proper meals and housing for international interns.
Global Crossroad has provisions for three meals per day; breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast and dinner is served at the home base and lunch is normally arranged at project center. A personalized internship placement document will be presented to you detailing the accommodations, food and contact details of the local coordinator and the supervisor prior to your arrival.
Our internship programs are not only limited to working at internship project centers but give our interns leisure time to travel and feel the country. Interns can enjoy their leisure time on weekends and evenings. We do not arrange for sightseeing and other recreational activities however our local staffs and in country coordinator shall help to provide all the information necessary. Our project centers are located at Nairobi and Maasai land opening you doors with a warm welcome from the locals to explore the wonderful mountains and landscapes. Nairobi is the capital and the largest city of Kenya. While at Nairobi, you can visit the national museum, Nairobi national park and try out the exotic safari rides. The most popular wildlife reserve, Maasai Mara is located at Maasai region where you can get up close with the wildlife and nature. The land is serene that will soothe you with a wonderful experience urging you to come back for more.