Internships at NYU Accra

Each semester, students at NYU Accra have the opportunity to participate in for credit and non-credit internships. They are placed with organizations that align with their courses of study.

Steinhardt junior Gabrielle Henoch is completing a for credit internship at the Ghanaian nonproft Street Girls Aid, an organization created to help keep young women and their families of the streets. Gabby helps take care of children during the day so their mothers can work. She loves working with the children, and she said it feels good to tell them that they can achieve their dreams.

Steinhardt junior Amanda Joa interns at Legon Hospital, by the University of Ghana. There, he responsibilities include taking anthropomorphic measurements and reading laboratory results to assess medical conditions. She also makes informative posters and sheets about nutrition and shadows dietitians throughout the wards and during consultations. She takes part in the journal club, where she edits diet sheets used in consultations.

CAS junior Red Ali is doing a non-credit internship at the creative agency Creátures. She works on the company’s Afreetune project, which provides a platform for their audience to invest in music artists. Ali writes articles, manages social media, and plans events such as Kente Kink’s ArtBeat and Afreetune’s After6. Her favorite part of the internship is getting to plan events.