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Ing Marika Šavrdová, UCT Prague, ročník 5

Faculty Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Field of study Food technology
Field of internship Agriculture and Food Science
Specialization of InternshipAgricultural and Food Products Processing
Internship period (from - to) 27.7.2019 - 21.9.2019
Internship duration (weeks) 8
Transport (means, price) 650 €
Insurance/Insurance company Axa
Visa/Work permit (yes/no) Yes
Price of Visa 50 €
City of Internship Zobrazit místo na mapě  Kenya, Nyeri
Internship reference number KE-2019-38-05

About the country

Location of the place

University campus, Dedan Kimtahi University of Technology



Surroundings (possible trips, ...)

Mt. Kenya National Park
Aberdare National Park



Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

Work description

Internship in Food Science. Focussed on Coffee agronomy and processing

Salary (sufficient for local conditions?)

15 000 KSH ~ 130 €
Sufficient for accommodation and some food.

Language requirements

English, (Swahili)

Accommodation (price, who provided it)

7 000 KSH/month + 2 000 KSH service fee + 2 000 KSH for bedding
Student accommodation

Social life

Meeting IAESTE members (pick-up at the airport, organized events...)

Driver picked me up at the airport.
Some meetings and trips with IAESTE. My internship was partly during a student break.

Meeting other foreign students

Good group with other interns. Together group of 10 international student.

Sport and culture

Some sport available in campus.
Not so much culture, some clubs in town (you have to take a taxi after 10 pm)

Food, local specialties

Chapati, rice, cabbage,...
Tea with milk!!! And a lot of sugar
Mandazi (fried donuts), sweet potatoes and pancakes for breakfast.

Other information

Possibilites to communicate with the Czech Republic

Mobile data, mobile tariff

Recommendations for students who will go to the same place

At the airport ask for visa for 3 months.
Don't take jewellery.
Drinking water everywhere in campus and at your student accommodation.
VISA card

What not to forget with you

Take warm clothes or you can buy there really cheap.
Hiking equipment.

Benefits of the internship

New friends
Really new experiences with other culture
You have to time to travel

Cooperation with IAESTE in the foreign country

Really good. IAESTE members are open and friendly.
IAESTE group was helpful.

Overall experience with IAESTE

Friendly, nice and open students.
You can make some trips or visit meeting.
They are really helpful for your time in Kenya.

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