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About Africare

Africare is the oldest and largest in a collection of private, charitable U.S. organizations that focus on African issues.  It concentrates its efforts on agriculture and health care (especially HIV/AIDS prevention and management).  Africare also works with water resource development, environmental management, basic education, microenterprise development, governance initiatives and emergency humanitarian aid.

Internships are varied and specific to current needs, taking place either in the D.C. office or any of 26 countries in Africa.  In the field offices, interns gain hands-on experience in the organization’s many different departments.  As positions become available, Africare contacts individuals who have sent in a resume with appropriate skills and/or experience for the position.


Open to high school graduates, current college students, college graduates and grad students.  International experience and/or travel is preferred, but not required.  Position requirements vary, so check the website for details.


Africare House
440 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 462-3614


Number of Interns: 10 to 20
Compensation/Benefits: Unpaid
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students


Washington, DC