Maroy Foundation’s internship programme is designed to provide an experience that is relevant to personal development, awareness, and future careers, particularly in social entrepreneurship and medicine in low and medium-income countries.
Our Hospital Internship is tailored for current and newly graduated medical students. Our General Internship is tailored for students coming to the end of their university education or those at an early stage of their working lives.
Internship programmes last between 2 weeks to 2 months and are available mainly within the Foundation's Hospital but also sometimes in our educational programmes.
Although internships are unpaid, they are designed to support and foster career development, and are offered on a flexible basis so that students can fit their internship around studies, part-time work, and other commitments.
Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak globally, Maroy Foundation internships are currently partly suspended. For the foreseeable future, only medical internships will be offered at Maroy Foundation Hospital.
Interns can expect to gain direct exposure to the work and management of Maroy Foundation as an innovative and impactful NGO including opportunities to:
Attend Board meetings and gain direct exposure to the day to day management of Maroy Foundation.
Produce meeting summaries to develop writing and editing skills (in French).
Lead community events and projects.
The Foundation will assist with you VISA application.
Depending on your circumstances, the Foundation may provide a contribution towards return flights.
We will subsidise your accommodation in Bukavu.
You will also be assigned your a 'guardian' who will show you around the city of Bukavu and ensure you are immersed in the incredible local Congolese culture outside of work hours.
Interns are supervised and their activities are set out by their Project Director. We endeavour to ensure a positive and beneficial overall experience for all interns.
Applicants for internships should send:
A full Curriculum Vitae;
A covering letter including a brief description of why you want to do an internship at Maroy Foundation;
One letter of reference, preferably from a faculty member, and contact details for the referee.
French or English necessary
Kiswahili optional and beneficial
All applications received are considered by the programme being applied to and a small number of applicants will be interviewed prior to the successful individual being offered the internship. Applicants should therefore be available for a short Zoom interview.
International applicants should ensure that they have met the necessary visa requirements for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, prior to submitting their applications. Applications from individuals who do not have the appropriate visa will not be accepted. We will provide you with VISA application assistance.
You can send in any application queries you have below, and you can email us your full application directly to email@example.com.
We run and manage our own projects, track and monitor our impact regularly, and have experienced staff on the ground running day-to-day activities. We do not use internship support in place of local personnel and we have a clear Child and Vulnerable Persons Protection Policy.
We are an equal rights employer and we strictly do not discriminate any employee on the basis of his or her race, religion, tribal affiliation, sexuality, national origin, gender, age, disability or genetic information.