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Disaster Management Internship in Africa

Art in Tanzania

Art in Tanzania and its partners work with Tanzanian cooperate and governmental institutions to tackle both natural and artificial environmental disaster issues such as floods, earthquake, landslides, hunger, fire incident, industrial hazards, poverty, desert, gender and risks management, disease like malaria, cholera, global warming due to climatic change and others respectively.

In most western countries disaster management is well organized from the first stage to the last stage of disaster management such as from preparedness, response, prevention, and recovery stage as result has improved resilience to the western world.

In Tanzania disaster management is poorly known even the communities are not informed about disaster incidents and their management. People and their properties are being affected by floods, earthquakes, landslides, diseases like malaria, cholera, hunger, poverty, desert, global warming due to climate change, and industrial incidents from poor health and safety at working place.

This program aims to educate and build Tanzanian people about resilience from the early stage to the last stage of disaster management such as mitigation, preparedness, response, and prevention stage at schools and public in common with the help from the various governmental and non-governmental institutions.

Presently we work with various entities such as Twiga Cement industries, Coca-cola, Tanzania government, NBC Bank, PVC, AG-Energies Company Ltd and we are extending our program to work United Nations Organization.

This program has a cross-cutting focus where the students of different professionals can attend and work together.

Your internship is being daily supervised by academic-level team leaders. We monitor your work with a weekly plan and report a system to secure you proceed well in your study program.

The internship outcome is to learn, to use, and to get experience to implement your education in developing country conditions with limited capacitation. Also, to better understand the opportunities in a fast-growing economy.

Intern work in terms of international students and volunteers and professionals. We encourage innovation in the program approach. Work hours are 6-8 hours per day, Monday through Friday.

This is an ongoing program since disaster is real and it's happening so we can adjust your start dates. We accept applications from all students and alumni. Your placement is tailored according to your background, experience, and interests to empower our daily work with the communities. Your program can be from 2 weeks up to 12 months. You
can also conduct thesis and related tasks. The common daily tasks include practical fieldwork, planning, reporting, and visibility tasks.

We provide 2x the local minimum wage of USD100 per month for paid internships payable when you stay a minimum of 4 weeks.

Art in Tanzania is an NGO registered in Finland and in Tanzania to develop the communities in Africa.