Job Title: Study Camp Intern (30 No Experience Jobs)
Organization: Ashinaga Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Ashinaga Africa Initiative (Anglophone and Lusophone) is set to welcome around 30 selected scholars from approximately 30 different countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to our leadership program in Kampala, Uganda. Here, they will receive academic training in their areas of interest and assistance in applying to universities worldwide. Through education, Ashinaga aims to empower these students to bring about the change they wish to see in their communities, countries, and Africa as a whole. These scholars, selected for their academic ability, financial need, and leadership potential, have all lost one or both parents.

Anglophone and Lusophone students will participate in an in-person Study Camp 1 (July – October) and an online Study Camp 2 (October – December), focusing on academic improvement and university applications.

We are seeking a range of interns to support these students during Study Camp 1 (in-person) and Study Camp 2 (online). Interns will assist students in IELTS and SAT exam preparation, essay writing, mathematics, and subject-specific studies. This internship offers a unique opportunity for open-minded and driven individuals to develop their teaching and mentoring skills, engage with innovative pedagogical methods, apply creative problem-solving, and learn about the challenges and possibilities in African education and development.

The students you will work with are mostly soon-to-be university students, aged 18-22.

Internship Dates:

  1. Study Camp 1 (in person): July 1st – October 18th, 2024
  2. Study Camp 2 (remote): October 14th – December 13th, 2024

Official working dates excluding travel to/from Uganda

Application Deadlines:

  1. Study Camp 1 (in person): March 15th – May 1st, 2024
  2. Study Camp 2 (remote): July 1st – September 1st, 2024

For Lusophone deadlines, please check the Lusophone application form for specific details regarding the internship program.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach in a classroom setting of five to thirty students based on interns’ experiences and interests.
  • Prepare an academic program in collaboration with other interns and supervisors to meet students’ needs.
  • Advise students on their options for universities abroad and guide them through the application process.
  • Formulate engaging extra-curricular programs to encourage student bonding and self-confidence for leadership.
  • Support Rainbow House students (primary school level) with academic development.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Must be at university or have recently completed a degree (from any subject).
  • Student-focused approach with a willingness to adapt teaching materials and methods.
  • Flexibility to work in dynamic environments, both in and out of the classroom.
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and beliefs.
  • Fluent or Native English speaker (IELTS 6.0, TOEFL iBT 78, TOEIC 750 or higher for non-English native speakers).
  • Full vaccination status. Ugandan law requires all teachers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 under a WHO-approved program.

Desired Skills or Attributes:

  • Advanced proficiency in Portuguese, Japanese (N3 or higher), or French languages.
  • Experience in tutoring or teaching, especially with disadvantaged students or those from different backgrounds.
  • Experience with IELTS or SAT exams.


  • Round trip flights to Uganda (from the same point of origin), one provided meal per workday, travel insurance, anti-malarial tablets, yellow fever vaccinations, pre-departure and arrival PCR tests, and work-related travel covered by Ashinaga.
  • Monthly stipend of 650,000UGX (600,000UGX for food & 50,000UGX for internet).
  • Accommodation provided within easy walking distance of the workplace; shared accommodation respecting gender.
  • A highly enjoyable and potentially transformative internship (75% of interns reported that it ‘exceeded their expectations’).

Please note that as Ashinaga is a non-profit organization, this internship is otherwise unpaid. However, we strive to ensure that personal finances are not a barrier to undertaking this internship.

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified candidates should apply online through the provided link.

Deadline: 1st May 2024


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further processes.
  • Ashinaga provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.
  • Workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status is expressly prohibited. Improper interference with the ability of Ashinaga’s employees/interns to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.



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