East Africa Field Based Research and Internship Program

This program includes a series of phases. Graduate and upper-level undergraduate students will participate in a field based learning research seminar, complete an internship, and then enroll in an Independent study to receive academic credit fall term.


Internship Opportunities with Partner Organizations: 

There are many options for students wishing to pursue an internship in an African country. This page is dedicated to sharing information given to us by various companies, NGOs, and departments on Pitt campus about internships in Africa.

Internships with other Organizations 


Serves refugee and immigrant communities in Central Pennsylvania


Research Al Qaeda and affiliates in West, North, and the Horn of Africa

Get hands on experience in Freetown, Sierra Leone in health sciences, social work, business adminstration, or marketing. For more information contact Ashley Saxe


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