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African Initiatives


Check out the Denver-based NGO flyers on the wall next to Student Affairs for continuously updated information on the organizations African Initiatives partners with (and for more INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!!!).

Current Internship Openings

Africa Agenda 

Africa Agenda is seeking Student Journalism Interns.

Africa Agenda is currently accepting interns that focus in writing, communications, and research. 


AfricAid is seeking both international interns and a variety of fellows for their Denver headquarters. 

AfricAid is currently seeking fellows for its Denver office who specialize in: Development, Communications, Nonprofit Administration, and Events

In addition, the organization is seeking a Binti Shupavu Mentor who will intern in Tanzania over the course of 12 months. 


Village Health Partnership is seeking a fundraising and communications intern.

VHP is currently offering an internship position in its Denver office: a Fundraising and Communications Intern. Responsibilities will include developing social media and VHP website content, writing up stories of the women that we have treated under the STT Program, and assisting with fundraising efforts.

Transformational Ventures

Transformational Ventures is seeking an admin intern.

Transformational Ventures is looking for a volunteer/part-time intern who will assist with various administrative responsibilities, including: special events, social media, website, database, and communication.

Resilient Futures International/AGILE International

Resilient Futures International and AGILE International are currently seeking qualified interns to assist them in several different areas within their organizations, specifically for their upcoming development project in Ghana.

Check out their website at Resilient Futures International for more information.


Angel Covers is currently seeking a fundraising intern and a social media intern.

Fundraising Internship: The Fundraising Intern will aid in the development and implementation of an annual giving program and focus on organization, coordination and marketing of special events. A commitment of 3-6 months is preferable due to the long-term nature of planning a special event and follow up for an annual campaign.

Social Media Internship: The Social Media Intern will be in charge of maintaining Angel Cover’s social media outlets, sending out eNewsletters, creating a Flickr page, and aiding the fundraising and development program.

For more information contact Kari Fillmore at

Elephant Energy

Elephant Energy is also looking for quite a few new interns.

Possible internships available in:

  • Accounting
  • PR/Media
  • Research and Grantwriting
  • Website Development
  • Fundraising/Community Outreach