Apply for fellowships

Apply For Fellowships

Redefine your 9 to 5. Use your skills and experience to help socially-minded startups grow their businesses. These social ventures are reshaping the systems in which they work by applying innovation and passion to their everyday  — you can too.

The Fellowship Program is designed to help Canadian professionals gain experience working and living in emerging markets, and match social enterprises in sub-Saharan Africa with the essential talent they need to grow and scale.

EWB is recruiting 15-17 Fellows for 12-month placements with innovative startups in Ghana, Uganda, Kenya and Cote D’Ivoire. The roles are not only for Engineers; we are hiring business analysts, evaluation officers, fundraisers, and more. Explore all of our Spring 2018 opportunities below. Deadline to apply is February 23, 2018.

Business and Finance Roles

Content Creation Roles

Tech and Data Science Roles

Engineering Roles

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Program Notes

You must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident in order to apply. Due to the volume of applicants, only eligible candidates will be contacted.

We highly encourage​ applicants to apply for more than one role as this is a highly competitive program. If you would like to submit your candidacy to more than one role, please fill out separate forms.


EWB Values Diversity

Engineers Without Borders is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including aboriginal persons, francophones, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and women. We will provide any requested accommodation to candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.

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EWB Fellowship Application | Mise en candidature pour les stages d’ISF

EWB is currently only able to recruit Canadian citizens and permanent residents for its Long Term Fellow roles. We hope to be able to expand our eligibility criteria in the near future.                                                                                                            ISF ne peut, pour l’instant, recruter que des citoyens canadiens et des résidents permanents pour ses rôles de stagiaires à long terme. Nous espérons être en mesure d’élargir nos critères d’éligibilité dans un avenir rapproché.
Please include two references that we can contact if you are selected for an interview.

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