Western Heads East

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)

The Institution

JKUAT on map of AfricaJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) seeks to provide directly or indirectly or in collaboration with other institutions of higher learning, facilities for university education including agriculture, scientific, cultural, technological, and professional education, and integration of teaching, research and effective application of knowledge and skills to the life, work and welfare of citizens of Kenya. The university participates in the discovery, transmission and preservation and enhancement of knowledge and stimulates the intellectual participation of students in the economic, technological, agricultural, professional and cultural development of Kenya.


The Opportunity

JKUAT has worked in collaboration with Western University for three years with the Western Heads East Probiotic yoghurt program and in hosting student internships in business, nutrition and health sciences. Faculty and students from both African and Canadian universities will continue to gain remarkable experiences as global citizens which come with the opportunity to work with individuals from other parts of the world. 

Under the direction of a JKUAT faculty advisor, and partnered with JKUAT students, two Western Heads East student interns from business, food and nutrition, health sciences, social sciences, and FIMS will collaborate on the following priorities:


Internships will take place May 15, 2016 and August 15, 2016.

Please note: We recognize that obtaining a faculty advisor, reference letters and arranging course credit is a process. Please submit your application even if you have not yet secured these things. WHE staff will work with you to assist in these processes.

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