Western Heads East Program at Western International – Applications opened: Internship opportunities in East Africa

Applications for internships with the Western Heads East program are now open! This is a great opportunity to gain internship experience while assisting with social enterprise and health sustainability initiatives in Africa. Check out the impact of the program over the past 20th years in this Western News article!

Most internships take place in the Summer of 2023, but it is possible to apply for an internship at any time of the year. With a 90-day commitment, interns can expect to: 

  • Practice sustainable business and social enterprise skills 
  • Collaborate on community kitchens and women empowerment projects 
  • Promote awareness to Western University’s community about health sustainability in East Africa 
  • Rise engagement on social media and in local communities

How to Apply? 

Students that will have completed their second year of studies and that are at least 18 years old by the time of internship placement are welcome to apply. This program is also open to graduate students. 

Check out all the opportunities available on Become an Intern website.   

Interested students are encouraged to visit the Western Heads East website or check out the Instagram page to learn more about the internship and the WHE mission and interns’ experience. Students are encouraged to contact the program coordinator Maria Rodriguez (mrodri89@uwo.ca) for further information.