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Isla Internships

Make a Lasting Impact with Isla’s career-launching internships!

Isla interns work side by side with the Foundation for Community Development and Empowerment’s dedicated sustainable development professionals and local partner organizations and communities in Africa.

Isla’s unique program places interns with FCDE’s local partner organizations working in one of seven key sectors in Uganda:

• Small Business and Social Enterprise Development
• Quality Education and Youth Development
• Health and Well-Being
• HIV/AIDS Advocacy
• Gender Equality
• Peace, Social Justice, and Reduced Inequalities
• Environment – Climate, Clean Water & Sanitation, Clean Energy

Why intern with Isla?

Isla interns have access to FCDE’s unique sustainable development approach and innovative capacity-building methodologies – enabling interns to make a lasting impact!

Isla interns gain on-the-job training, cross-cultural communication skills, and the capacity to work effectively in the field and in the workplace – all relevant in today’s global economy.
ways to intern with Isla

• Project Immersion Internship - Intern with one of FCDE-Isla’s local partner organizations in southwestern Uganda.

•Community Bridge Internship - Intern side-by-side with FCDE-Isla’s professional staff in the Rukungiri or Kasese office to provide support to local partner organizations.

•Customized Internships - Intern with a local partner organization based on your specific skill set, training, and work experience.

•Faculty-led and Service Learning Trips - Isla partners with universities, colleges, and other organizations worldwide to provide customized faculty-led or service learning group trips! Contact Isla for more information at

Isla’s Warren R. Campbell Internship Scholarship

The Warren R. Campbell Internship Scholarship offers partial and full scholarships of $2,000 to $4,000 to highly talented and motivated university undergraduate and graduate students and early career professionals participating in an Isla internship during the fall, winter, or spring. Apply at
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‘'s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.” – former U.S. President Barack Obama

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis.
Priority placement will be given to early applicants.

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Isla is the internship program of FCDE. FCDE is a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Isla internship fees are 100% tax deductible for U.S. residents.