Position: EWB Fellowship in Sub-Saharan Africa
Type: paid, full-time one-year internships, training provided
Organization: Engineers Without Borders Canada
Locations: Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Ghana, Africa
Ready for the challenge of a lifetime? Become an EWB Fellow.
Applications for the 2017 Fall Cohort are now open. Applications will be reviewed and candidates interviewed on a rolling basis so apply now.
Note: this is a PAID Fellowship opportunity and you DO NOT need to be an Engineer!
Start Date: Full time training beginning October 1st 2017 (accommodation provided), departure for placement October 22nd 2017
Duration: 3 weeks of training in Toronto, 12 months in Sub-Saharan Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Ghana or Malawi)
Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) is a Canadian NGO that invests in people and ventures to create a thriving and sustainable world. Bolstered by its network of 40 chapters and 1300 members, EWB provides seed funding, talent and mentorship to social enterprises throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. For more information on EWB, visit http://ewb.ca.
The EWB Fellows Program
The EWB Fellows Program exists to develop a cadre of Systems Change Leaders by equipping them with the opportunities, competencies and skills needed to build a more thriving and sustainable world. Every year we recruit 25-30 outstanding people for the 12-month Fellowship, placing successful candidates in one of our early-stage Ventures located throughout Sub Saharan Africa.
We are currently hiring for a number of very exciting Fellowship opportunities:
Please note: You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident in order to apply. No exceptions.
All costs relating to the placement are either paid for directly by EWB (airfare, insurance, vaccinations, trainings) or indirectly through a living stipend, which covers food, living expenses, local travel, etc. Fellows also receive an honorarium that can be used to assist with repatriation costs that is provided after completion of 12 month contract. The stipend covers basic living expenses for a modest lifestyle in your placement country. You should not expect to save money during this year or use the stipend to cover previous expenses (ex. student loans).
Additionally, EWB offers a range of benefits including insurance, a settlement allowance, professional development opportunities, and more.
Submitting your application for the EWB Fellowship involves two steps:
Step 1: submit your CV/Resume to ltfrecruitment ewb.ca* .
Step 2: Complete the following online application form.
We highly encourage applicants to apply for more than one role as this is a highly competitive program. If you would like to submit your candidacy to more than one role, please fill out separate forms.
Applications will be reviewed, and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible. If the posting is still on our website, consider the role available.
For further detail about EWB, please read our Fellowship FAQ, our website
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GoodWork ID: 41118 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jul 10 2017