Internships in Zambia

Are you looking for a valuable working experience? And would you also like to make an impact? At Roots Interns we want to offer you the perfect balance between meaningful work and valuable learning. That’s why we offer non profit internships in Livingstone, Zambia. All of our partner organizations are involved in ethical and sustainable practices, adding valuable contributions towards community programs, conservation efforts, or local and green economies. The non profit internships are available in different academic areas, so there always is something to suit your skills and academic interest.

Livingstone is famous for Victoria Falls, but there is plenty more to see and do in your spare time. How about rafting the mighty Zambezi river, a bungee jump off the bridge or going on a safari? Or just take a stroll at one of the local markets and enjoy the friendliness of the people of Zambia. There is never a dull moment in Livingstone, Zambia.

Find out more about internships in Zambia

 

Teaching & Curriculum Development Internship

NEW

Curriculum Development & Teaching Internship, Zambia

Curriculum Development & Teaching Internship, Zambia

8-26 weeks

Livingstone, Zambia

Education, Curriculum Development, Management

Help use quality education as a tool for empowerment

marketing internship zambia

Open for applications

Marketing & Fundraising Internship, Zambia

Marketing & Fundraising Internship, Zambia

Min. 8 weeks

Livingstone, Zambia OR Remote

Digital Marketing, Fundraising, Research

Raise funds through individual or corporate funding campaigns and grant applications

girl empowerment internship

Open for applications

Education Internship, Female Empowerment, Zambia

Education Internship, Female Empowerment, Zambia

Min. 8 weeks

Livingstone, Zambia OR Remote

Education, Facilitation, Research

Help develop educational materials to uplifts girls and women in this African community.

writing internship in Zambia

Open for applications

Writing and Communications Internship, Zambia

Writing and Communications Internship, Zambia

Min. 8 weeks

Livingstone, Zambia OR Remote

Writing, Social Media, Fundraising, Communications

Help a social impact organization define their message and grow their reach.

Female Empowerment and Gender Equality Internship

Open for applications

Female Empowerment and Gender Equality Internship

Female Empowerment and Gender Equality Internship

4-12 weeks

Zambia

Gender Equality, Female Empowerment

Gain work experience with projects that support girls in underprivileged communities.

Animal Rescue Management Internship

Open for applications

Animal Rescue Management Internship in Livingstone, Zambia

Animal Rescue Management Internship in Livingstone, Zambia

8-16 weeks

Livingstone, Zambia

Coordination, Project management, Community Education, Animal Welfare

Get involved in the overall management of a grassroots charity that supports street animals.

Animal Welfare Fundraising Internship

Open for applications

Animal Welfare Fundraising Internship in Livingstone, Zambia

Animal Welfare Fundraising Internship in Livingstone, Zambia

8-16 weeks

Livingstone, Zambia

Fundraising, Animal Welfare, Communications

Help drive a variety of fundraising initiatives that will support street dogs and cats in Zambia.

Nonprofit management internship

Open for applications

Nonprofit Management Internship at social nonprofit

Nonprofit Management Internship at social nonprofit

4-26 weeks

South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia

Marketing, Fundraising, Facilitation, Monitoring, NGO Management

Get a thorough insight into the nonprofit sector during this varied and hands-on internship.

We offer a variety of Zambia internship opportunities in many different focus areas. The one thing all of our internships in Livingstone, Zambia have in common is that they make a positive impact on the community that they are located in.

TYPES OF INTERNSHIPS WE OFFER IN ZAMBIA

  • Sustainable Development – get involved with sustainability and planning, and learn all about what it’s like to run a non profit in a small community in Zambia. You will help teach programs on waste management and recycling, assist in providing support groups to local women, facilitate health workshops, and more.
  • Women’s Empowerment – help develop and facilitate education programs, lead support groups, and learn about many aspects of running a non profit organization that is working towards female empowerment. You’ll have support and mentorship, and gain valuable skills for a meaningful career.
  • Animal Welfare- if you love animals and want to gain non profit work experience, then an animal welfare internship is for you! Getting to work (and cuddle) with animals is a huge bonus in an animal welfare internship.
  • Fundraising- assist with fundraising campaigns and gain non profit work experience all while making a positive impact. We partner with grassroots organizations, so not only will you be learning from a small and dedicated team, but the fundraising you do will have a huge and direct impact on the organization.
  • Nonprofit Management- if you want to gain experience in nonprofit management then apply for an internship with an NGO in Zambia. There’s no better place to learn about running a non profit than in Africa, and you’ll be working with a dedicated and passionate team.
  • Environmental- explore how climate change affects Africa by participating in an academic program in Zambia. Our faculty-led program includes relevant and important topics such as sustainable forest management, food security, and alternative energy sources.

FAQs ON INTERNSHIPS IN ZAMBIA

Is it safe to do an internship in Zambia?

Yes! As long as you’re aware of your surroundings, educate yourself on recommended precautions, and use good common sense. Like in many countries, there’s a need to be vigilant, but this is where we come in. We’ll make sure you have all the information you need for a safe experience during your internship.

What type of organisations do you partner within Zambia?

We partner with NGOs in Zambia that offer a chance to learn and contribute, while also getting time off to explore the beautiful Livingstone area, including the world-famous Victoria Falls!

What are the living costs in Zambia?

It depends, of course, on how many extra activities you do and souvenirs you buy, but you can get a good estimate of the total cost of the internship based on the “fees” that are noted under each internship listing. All of our Zambia internships include accommodation in the listed fee, and some even include meals!

When should I start planning my internship in Zambia?

The sooner the better! It’s good to give yourself enough time to find the right internship, plan your travels, apply for your visa if you need one, and get fully organised. We recommend starting the process at least 6 months ahead of time, however, we’re always happy to find you something last minute, if needed!

How do I apply for an internship in Zambia?

If you’re keen to join us for an internship in Livingstone, Zambia, then we suggest browsing through all of our listings located above. Choose the one that best suits the kind of work you want to contribute to as well as what you want to learn for work experience. All of our internships in Zambia are located near Livingstone, so don’t worry, no matter which one you choose you will have easy access to visit Victoria Falls! You can apply for your internship of choice online, by filling out the application form. We’ll then get back to you within a couple of days and we’ll schedule an online interview. This will give us a chance to find out more about your goals, and it will allow you to ask any questions you may have. If it’s a good match, we’ll put your application forward to your host organisation. If you’re not sure which non profit internship would work best for you, don’t worry, we can help guide you. Just send us a message and we can organize a time to talk it through!

We are so excited to be able to offer a wide range of internships in such a beautiful place. If you have any questions about our NGO internships in Zambia please contact us!