Call for applications: 2013 Young Leaders Internship Programme

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UWONET specifically seeks four graduates aged 20-30 years to join the 2013 Internship Programme. This is an annual programme lasting for a period of 9 months. This Programme is innovative and exciting thus providing opportunities for mentoring, learning and networking. Its objective is to develop and enhance skills of young professionals in leadership, lobbying and advocacy, programme management, report writing and analysis, research and documentation, information management, website maintenance and resource center management, among others.

The programme also intends to provide the young professionals with the opportunity to gain hands on experiences in working within a women’s organisation with the aim of empowering and
preparing the young professionals to support the women’s movement. At the end of the internship programme, each intern is expected to produce a research report on an area of their choice but related to the work that UWONET does, based on their experience.

Roles and Responsibilities

1. Support and assist in day to day running of programmes
2. Daily indexing of SGBV cases in the printing media
3. Attending meetings and conferences on behalf of the organisation
4. Proposal and concept note writing
5.  Writing and analysis of field and project reports.
6. Support the management of the UWONET Resource center
Experience, skills & competencies

No experience is required for this position.
Educational requirement

  • Candidates must at least have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences,
  •    Law, Development Studies, Mass Communication, Education, Information
  •    Technology, Gender and Women Studies, Economics and other related Arts
  •    subjects.
  •    Must be able to communicate fluently in spoken and written English.
  •    Demonstrate interest in the advancement of women in any sphere of
  •    development.
  •    Must ably demonstrate how they will apply their skills to the
  •    advancement of women’s rights.
  •    Should have some workable knowledge of IT.
  •    Be willing work as a teamBoth female and male candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested individuals should send their applications, including their
curriculum vitae and copies of academic documents to:

The Executive Director

Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET)

Plot 198 Old Kira Road Ntinda

P.O.Box 2799, Kampala Uganda

Or on email to

Applications should be sent by close of business on 31 January 2013


Sandra Komuhiimbo,
Communications and Information Sharing,
Uganda Women’s Network,
Plot 198 Old Kiira Road Ntinda – Kampala, Uganda
*Phone:* +256 414 286 539,
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*Twitter: *@uwonet