The Fox Internship Program, funded by the Mukti Fund to honor Thomas H. Fox ’61, P’89, P’92, provides an opportunity for students to engage in projects in a non-profit or governmental organization working for the betterment of developing nations, predominantly those in Africa and the Caribbean, and/or for the resolution of issues facing those nations, particularly sustainable agriculture and the environment.
KenSAP, Montclair, NJ As long as I can remember, I knew I wanted to work in an environment that makes sense to me personally. An environment where I feel like I am making a difference, a positive difference. In a world that is highly individualistic and cares little for the… Continue reading »
Nyanam Widows Rising, Kenya This summer, I had the privilege of working as a communications intern for Nyanam Widows Rising, an NGO based in Kenya’s Lake Victoria region. The women we help experience incredible social stigmatization and economic empowerment, including blame and shame by community members, accusations that they killed… Continue reading »
Moringa School, Kenya This summer I went back to my home country Kenya where I had the privilege of interning at Moringa School—a programming school in Nairobi that seeks to bridge the gap in digital competence in the current job market by equipping its students with relevant technical and professional… Continue reading »
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados, Barbados Learning about the amount of sugar in foods at the Queens Park Health Extravaganza This past summer I interned at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados working closely with the Administrative Coordinator of the Foundation, the nurses and patients in the… Continue reading »
Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund, Kenya This summer I had the privilege to work for the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) based in the city of Nairobi that supports businesses to innovate, create jobs, leverage investments and markets in an effort to create resilience and sustainable incomes in rural and marginalized… Continue reading »