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2010 Internships open in Rwanda, Paraguay, Peru, Nicaragua

The OLPC Association is pleased to announce new internship opportunities for the coming year.  Country support interns will support an established deployment for 3 to 12 months, in one of four countries: Rwanda, Paraguay, Peru, or Nicaragua.
[caption id="attachment_1183" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Learning outside with an intern teaching assistant in 2009"]Learning outside in Peru[/caption]
Support interns serve a vital role in building local capacity of partnering countries and organizations.  Innovators in business, engineering, social sciences, computer science, and public relations will be paired with experts in local knowledge and community building.  Teams will work alongside local school children, teachers, community members, and government officials to accelerate each country toward their long-term goals for education development.   Projects range from technical infrastructure support and local software design to advocacy and classroom assistance.  Internships are open to students over the age of 18. There are also internship opportunities in grant writing and foundation outreach.  These interns will work remotely, conducting research and working with country deployments to formulate and submit grant proposals.  These are unpaid internships, with possible opportunities to travel to partnering countries. Apply for an internship online, or find out more about the program. If you are interested in working with small, new deployments, consider our year-long OLPCorps program instead.

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2010 OLPCorps opportunities available | One Laptop per Child (not verified) says: [...] in established OLPC deployments or for shorter periods of time, applications for this year’s Internship Program are also [...] January 23, 2010 at 12 pm

OCEN GODWIN (not verified) says: Hi OLPCorps!
I am a student of Information Technology in Mbarara University of Science and Technology and ready to take an Intern opportunity .
However,please next time extend the opportunity to people of Northern Uganda who suffered and are behind in all aspect of globalisation.
Anyway I appreciate this programme. March 18, 2010 at 4 am