Umeme Internship

The Umeme Internship Program 2019

The annual Umeme internship program is now open for applications from eligible university students studying in Uganda.

Umeme is the leading electricity distribution company in Uganda supplying electricity to over 1.1 Million customers spread across our 45 Service Centers and with a workforce of over 1,500 staff. They’re committed to providing exciting career opportunities that bring the best out of people.


Umeme Internship Program

The internship program offers a wide range of opportunities for undergraduate students to gain insight and appreciation of Umeme’s operations while linking academic theory to the realities at work. The internship program also has a generous number of 50 placements for eligible students wishing to join the intake each year.

The purpose of the Umeme internship programme is to;

  • Provide a framework by which continuing students from diverse academic backgrounds may be assigned to the different departments where their educational experience can be enhanced through practical and hands-on-training in a real work setting.
  • Expose students and deepen their knowledge and understanding of Umeme’s operations and values.
  • Expose students to the various professional disciplines and culture within their areas of specialization.


  • The Internship program is only for continuing undergraduate students.
  • All applicants MUST have a letter of recommendation from their respective university
  • Internship placements are available in all departments (Engineering, Operations, Finance, ICT, Human Resources, Research and Development, Corporate Affairs, Legal, Communications, Sales, Customer Care, and other cross-cutting disciplines.)
  • Only applicants through the online system shall be considered after assessment.

How to Apply

All interested eligible candidates for the Umeme internship program must fill in the application form in the link below;

Click here to Apply

Deadline: 19th April 2019


21 thoughts on “The Umeme Internship Program 2019

  1. Nawalubwa Dorothy on Reply

    Am a third year student of uganda christian university pursuing a bachelor in agricultural science and enterprenuership can l be legible to apply for an internship placement.

  2. mafabi barbra stella on Reply

    Am privileged to be part of this program UMEME In particular .
    But would like to know where internship letters are taken.
    Am student at Africa Renewal University
    Doing a Diploma in Business Administration

  3. Koshaba shallon on Reply

    Am interested to be part of this organisation because it gives the best hands on experience in accounting field that am hunting for .

  4. KIBUUKA JOSEPH - Muteeaa 1 Royal University on Reply

    Thanks for the opportunity ,this will enable many of us to translate theory into useful output as well as extending Umeme values and objectives to our societies.


    Umeme will help me in applying high levels of statistics, ethical skills and quality Data collection in order to provide quality services to clients and decision makers in the organization.

  6. LUWANA bendicto on Reply

    UMEME has been in this field for so long and therefore an very sure they are eligible to deliver appropriate skills as they have and still trustworthy in their services

  7. Atwiine Brighton on Reply

    Thanks for everything….
    Am astudent persuing Bachelor’s in Information Technology at kampala International University…
    I would like to know where we place our internership applications mbarara branch

  8. Nantambi Judith on Reply

    Thanks for you so much for this opportunity given to us, l will enjoy working with you as an Intern in supply chain department. Am persuing a bachelor’s degree in procurement and logistics management at kyambogo university.

  9. Mugerwa frederick on Reply

    I would like to apply for the in the internship in your company now in June and July… Thank you

    1. OYAT SHARON on Reply

      I am a student at Makerere university Business school doing a bachelor’s degree in procurement and supply chain management and currently in second year. I applied for the internship program at UMEME already and I will be grateful if I get selected for this program at UMEME. This is for the period between June to August 2019.

  10. Ssenyange Fredrick on Reply

    I applied for internship but i dont know if i was among the selected ,and if am one of them how do i get the acceptance letter

  11. najjuma betty on Reply

    i want to train with umeme as a technician in July
    i would like to be notified for any opportunity
    thank you

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