Save the Mothers is looking for 2 PROGRAM INTERNS for the 2019/20 academic year

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Save the Mothers is a global leader in reducing the numbers of mothers dying in Childbirth. The program offers a Master of Public Health Leadership degree in Maternal Health at Uganda Christian University in Mukono, Uganda.

 Description of intern:

This person will have completed an undergraduate degree (specialty not required) and have some experience in a work setting. They will be people-oriented with a willingness to work and learn in a cross-cultural environment.  The appropriate person will have a strong interest in health issues in the developing world (and preferably maternal/child health).   Many of the interns will go on to careers in development, public or maternal health care.  The successful candidate must respect the values and beliefs held by both the Save the Mothers program and the Uganda Christian University.  


The STM intern will report directly to the Director STM East Africa, but will work closely with the STM academic director and UCU administrative assistant. 

The appropriate candidate will have a strong mastery of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the use of email/Internet searches.  Other appropriate computer programs would be helpful (e.g. SPSS or EPI info) along with skills in social media.  Photography is also an asset.

The intern will be on site in Uganda as of August 1st, 2019 and until July 31st, 2020.

Interns will:

  1. Ensure all audiovisual and technical requirements for STM classes are in place at the beginning of each class.
  2. Liaise with STM students and assist with the students’ acquisition of teaching resources including class notes, assistance with basic computer access/problems
  3. Organize class notes into permanent records for STM
  4. Carry out special research assignments as required, including Internet searches to garner necessary information/scientific papers.
  5. Assist in any special activities held by the STM program, including outreaches to the community/church/hospitals
  6. Any other appropriate tasks as deemed necessary by the Director East Africa

The STM intern will be free to join any STM teaching session or activity that may benefit their personal knowledge or experience, including field trips to the community for sensitization.

How to apply:
Please send your CV and a short essay (500 words) stating why you would like to become the Save the Mothers intern to Dr. Miriam Mutabazi This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Julie Kawuba This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  In your CV include your full name and contact information including email, telephone number and emergency contact information. You should include two references (including their contacts and clearly state your relationship to them). 

Deadline for application is May 31st, 2019.
  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted with a period of 2 weeks. Interviews will be offered to eligible candidates.

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We look forward to your application!

Save the Mothers

Uganda Christian University
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P.O. Box 4, Mukono, Uganda

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