PURPOSE: The program aims to expose participants to the workings of the AU at an early stage of their professional career and strengthen their personal and professional skills. It provides an avenue for participants to gain hands-on experience in various applicable fields, while learning in an intercultural environment.  The AU will further gain support from participants who possess adequate knowledge and skills in relevant areas and serve as a potential grooming ground for future African Leaders.

Benefits

  • The program aims to expose participants to the workings of the AU at an early stage of their professional career and strengthen their personal and professional skills.
  • It provides an avenue for participants to gain hands-on experience in various applicable fields, while learning in an intercultural environment.
  • The AU will further gain support from participants who possess adequate knowledge and skills in relevant areas and serve as a potential grooming ground for future African Leaders.

Requirements

Actively enrolled in at least the final year of a Bachelor’s degree program OR
•    Must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or an advanced/ post graduate (Masters) qualification in a related academic field;
•    Be nationals of a Member State of the African Union.
•    Be full time students currently enrolled in the final year of their Bachelors or graduate school program.
•    Be fluent in at least one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, English, French or Portuguese).
•    Be no more than thirty-two (32) years of age at the time of selection.
•    Possess the highest standard of moral conduct and integrity.
•    Have not been convicted of any serious criminal offence excluding minor traffic offences.
•    Prior work experience is not required for the internship positions.

Application Documents

Applicants must submit the following supporting documents with their online application:
•    A motivation letter indicating what they expect to gain out of the internship program
•    A copy of valid passport or national identity card
•    Certified copies of relevant academic certificates
•    Current curriculum vitae (CV)
•    Recommendation letter for internship from the institution of learning that they are attending
•    Upon successful submission of their application, applicants will receive an email confirmation that their application has been successfully received.

Method of Application

Click Here to Apply

Application for admission to the AU Internship Program are submitted online.
If you are a first-time user of our online registration system, you will need to register before you can log in. You are advised to provide as much relevant information as possible.

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