VillageReach Summer Intern Program: youth health rural development

April 9, 2009

VillageReach Summer Intern

Program Filed Under: youth health rural development

Social Business Intern, Seattle, Washington, USA.

Deadline for Application: April 24, 2009.

VillageReach is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation whose mission is to to save lives and improve well being in developing countries by increasing last-mile access to healthcare and investing in social businesses that address gaps in health and community infrastructure. Since its establishment in 2000, VillageReach has worked with public health systems and global health organizations in Mozambique and Malawi to strengthen logistics, management and services at rural health centers. For more information visit: http://www.villagereach.org. Summer Intern Program: Social Business: Strategy and Market Research for developing Social; Businesses that Support Health Systems and Development Internship Description The summer intern social business position provides highly relevant experience in developing a strategy for identifying, vetting, and starting social businesses that support health systems in developing countries. The position is ideal for a creative individual interested in social entrepreneurship, social businesses, and global health and development issues from a practitioner’s perspective. Job responsibilities include: researching investment strategies and methodologies of venture capital, private equity, and other investment institutions; developing a process manual or methodology for investing; and researching specific investment opportunities. Qualifications o Graduate-level student or recent graduate in business o Experience in venture capital, private equity, or new business development in communications, transport, or energy companies o Experience or familiarity with health or other NGO projects o Familiarity with the developing world, preferably in a professional context o Skilled writer and researcher Commitment This is a full-time 8-10 week (40 hrs./week) summer internship based at VillageReach headquarters in Seattle, Washington, USA. The internship is designed for the summer months of June-August, but there is flexibility for the exact starting and ending dates. The position provides $3,000 to support living expenses To Apply Send resume and cover letter to: Info@villagereach.org. Deadline for Application: April 24, 2009.

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One Response to “VillageReach Summer Intern Program: youth health rural development”


  1. This is a great organization and we support what you’re doing and how you’re a big part in helping the community. Thanks for all you do
    — Olivia —


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