Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI) | 3 months (July to September) | Kenya

SELCO | 3 or 6 months (July onwards) | India

Learning Planet | 3 months (October onwards - flexible) | Nepal

Want to volunteer?

EWB-UK is delighted to launch its latest round of placements with international partners across AfricaAsia and Latin America. We have placements this year for engineeringundergraduatesgraduates and early career engineers, as well as for those with a background in educational development. We're looking for volunteers with the right skills, experience and attitude to work with partners overseas and play their part in contributing to EWB-UK's vision and mission. 

Placements are based in both developing countries and last 3-12 months.  We prioritise applications from people with four or fewer years of technical experience.

To help us offer more placements we need your help with fundraising.


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Looking for volunteers?

Our placement volunteers are fully funded student and graduate engineers, who can provide support to your organisations. We can also provide other types of support.

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Help support the EWB-UK Placements Programme

Fundraising is a vital part of ensuring the success of our placements. We aim to raise £18 000 for our placements programme in 2014, but we'll need your help to make sure we hit this target! The link below will take you to our fundraising guide for volunteers.

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The programme is run by a team of diverse and motivated students and graduates supported by a network of experienced development professionals, and we are always looking for new members to join our team.  For 'placements 2014' we are looking for people who can offer technical support to our volunteers in the field.

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Partnerships led by our members

Engineers Without Borders UK’s members sometimes lead international work by developing partnerships and projects separate to our main placements, education and research activities.  Typically these are led by engineering students at UK universities who are members of our network of branches.

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NEW! Photos and videos from our placements

A collection of photos submitted by our placement volunteers can be accessed at the following link:

Videos are available on our YouTube channel:

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EWB-UK Placements send volunteers from the UK to work with development organisations. (Photo: Jo Ashbridge)