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SAMA Internship is a 6-12 month internship experience.

Interns are paid a monthly stipend and have clear learning objectives. They meet regularly with supervisors who provide mentoring and training.


Director: SAMA Treasurer, Dr. Salaheldin Abusin

Selection/Review Committee: 

The Program

  • All Interns will be involved in Project ECHO
  • All interns will work in person from the Sudan office on Saturdays (no remote option) 
  • Additional roles 
    • Practical Skills Courses
    • Surgical Missions 
    • RedCap – Electronic Data Capture/Research 
    • Zoom Virtual Learning Sessions – beyond Project ECHO
    • Moodle – Learning Management System

Work Location

  • All interns will work in person from the Sudan office in Khartoum on Saturdays
  • Click here for the location

Saturday Schedule

Skills Acquired from Internship (Learn by Doing)

  • All Interns will get training in
    • How to coordinate a virtual educational program- Project ECHO Coordinator 
    • How to moderate a virtual learning session – Project ECHO Facilitator
    • Presentation Skills
    • Social Media Content Creation
    • Organizational Skills
      • Time Management
      • Teamwork & Collaboration
      • Project Management
      • Multi-tasking
    • IT Skills
      • Zoom
      • Google Workspace (Calendar, Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Forms)
      • YouTube
      • Trello
  • Depending on Interest and Performance, some Interns may get training in
    • Red Cap – Electronic Data Capture
    • Report Writing
    • Scientific Writing
    • Grant Applications
    • Surgical Mission Management
    • Practical Skills Course Management

Intern Recruitment/Retention Process

  • All interns are evaluated every 6months
  • Based on performance, the internship may be extended for a further 6 months  
  • Vacant positions are announced through the SAMA website, social media 
  • The selection and Review committee reviews applications and selects the best fit for the role after a formal interview

Reviews from 2022 Interns

Post Internship Opportunities

  • Join a SAMA Research Working Group  

Application (Closed)