Internships and Practicuum
We welcome students from colleges and universities in the Global North
interested in fulfilling their practicum requirements in public health, social work,
education or related field. Students must be funded by a college or university
grant or can be self-funded or crowd funded after prior approval by Global Public
Health Linkages, Inc by October 31 for the Spring Semester; May 31 for the
Summer Session; or July 31 for the Fall Semester. Internships can range in length
from two weeks to twelve weeks. We support reciprocal arrangements
with college and universities where students from the Global South can spend an
internship in the Global North through a grant, self funding or crowd funding
including GoFundMe campaigns with prior approval.
Global Public Health Ambassador
Students and adults of whatever age and persuasion are encouraged to
experience the world through the eyes of their fellow citizens in the Global South through a 14 day Global Ambassador service trip. Whether it is to fulfill a lifelong dream of traveling to Africa, complete a bucket list, you are invited to participate in a service project and experience an excursion to a tourist site that allow you to dive into a new culture, and learn more about Africa. This is an experience of a lifetime!Global Public Health Linkages supports crowdfunding for these trips as well as GoFundMe campaigns with prior approval.
Short Term Mission Trips
Churches interested in sending short term mission teams on 10 – 14 day trips to
Uganda and Ghana are encouraged to put together teams of no more than 4 – 6
each, to travel to the Global South to learn about the history of Christianity in
Uganda or Ghana, partner with a local church, and carry out community service
projects.Each team will be required to go through a one day training (in person or
by video link) in February for a trip planned for the Summer (June, July or August),
in May for a trip planned for the Fall (September, October, or November);
or in September for a trip planned for the Winter (January, February and March).