Social Media Practicum Opportunity in Cape Town, South Africa for Summer 2017

in Practicums/Internships
March 8th, 2017

Are you expert in the use of social media, making web pages and writing news stories and updates? If you are, the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Pharmaceuticals program needs you this summer.

The Pharmaceuticals program at UWC presents short courses in July on Rational Use of Medicines and on Supply Chain Management as well as Online Distance Learning courses on the same topics for the MPH program. In addition, multiple research projects in the region are undertaken by Masters and PhD students. Finally faculty and staff from the School support a Center of Excellence in Rwanda develop a distance learning program in Health Supply Chain Management. For more information about the Pharmaceutical Public Health program go to

In the past students, from BUSPH Global Health have spent their summer practicum helping with the short courses, visiting primary health care centers and participating in other Pharmaceutical Track activities. See

This year they need someone to help them develop their social media presence and to build contacts with past alumnae across sub-Saharan Africa. While being involved in the pharmaceutical certificate at BUSPH would be an advantage having expertise in social media is the most important qualification.

If you are interested please see or contact Professor Richard Laing ( Tel 617 435 7860 who has just returned from South Africa. Financial support for travel and local accommodation may be available