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Opportunity in West Africa

A note about an exciting opportunity from Rebecca Kosowicz ’07:

When I graduated from Bucknell in 2007 I joined the Peace Corps in Mali. After my two years were up I found this great opportunity that led me to stay on for a third year. I will be ending my work with this organization in June and they are looking for interested, inspired individuals to replace my me and the three other volunteer positions on the ground here in Mali, West Africa. I hope you can get this information out to Bucknell student body. The application deadline is approaching so interested applicants should apply soon! If you have any questions or need more information you can contact me at

Thank you and Good luck!

Rebecca Kosowicz ’07

To get the application go to: R:\CDC\public\Project Muso Application

Global Health and Development Yearlong Field Positions in Mali, West-Africa.

Are you interested in immersing yourself in an intensive, high-impact field experience in global health and development?

Project Muso, a rapidly growing non-profit in Mali, West Africa, is currently seeking dynamic applicants for four 12-13 month volunteer field positions for 2010-2011, to support Project Muso’s microfinance, health care delivery, participatory education, and community organizing programs. Responsibilities include coordinating research and evaluation, program design and redesign, development, implementation problem-solving, and advocacy. The positions involve working closely with a multi-disciplinary team, in settings ranging from close community collaboration to advocacy with partners at the National Ministry of Health. The position requires a strong independent work ethic, capacity to take initiative and work closely with a team, and some knowledge of French and/or Bamanankan.

The final application deadline is February 1, 2010, but applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so applicants are encouraged to make contact soon. Applicants should submit a completed application and resume. Contact for more information.

Project Muso works to create integrated solutions to crises of poverty and disease in Mali, through health care delivery, participatory education, community organizing, and microenterprise. More information is available on Project Muso’s website

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