Field Internships With Chigoli

Opportunity overview

Chigoli seeks applicants for our inaugural Field Internship program taking place from June 15th – August 15th, 2018 in Lilongwe, Malawi.

The program will expose participants to a wide variety of topics in global development, international soccer and social entrepreneurship. Chigoli will work with you to create 'real-world' experience to enhance your resume whilst giving back to one of Africa's most exciting and vital soccer projects.

what's on offer:

Chigoli will provide all Field Interns with: 

  • Training and oversight in work across one of Chigoli’s 4 key departments
  • Housing in Chigoli House in Lilongwe, Malawi (shared twin rooms, private room available at supplement)
  • Food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Drinking water
  • Airport transfers and transport to main academy sessions.

For more details on each internship option please click the green button below:


Interns are expected to fund-raise $3,000/£2,300  as a donation to Chigoli which supports the academy and covers their cost of living and transport during the internship period. Below is a cost estimate:

  • $3,000 / £2,300 : Donation to Chigoli
  • $1,500: Flights between New York City and Malawi or £700 Flights between London and Malawi
  • $400/£300: Several trips to visit tourist sites in Malawi and Safari trip
  • $95 / £ 75: Visa into Malawi

Total: $4,995 / £3,375

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the program to George Maguire, Founder of Chigoli, at