African Union Internship Program 2023/24 for African Students

African Union Internship Program 2023/24 for African Students

African Union Internship Program 2023/24 for African Students

The African Union, under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), extends an Internship Program to African students well-versed in IT, Digital Application, and Digital Policy. This program allows interns to acquire hands-on experience and international exposure.

The AfCFTA Secretariat Internship Program in Ghana offers participants valuable exposure and practical experience in relevant fields within a diverse, international setting. The primary objective is to empower successful Undergraduate candidates to enhance their analytical and technical abilities on a global stage.

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Internship Summary:

Internship Sponsor(s): African Union

Internship Location: Ghana

Internship Duration: 3 months

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Undergraduates

Nationality: African Students

Requirements and eligibility criteria for African Union Internship Program 2023/24 for African Students:

  • Must be nationals of an African Union Member State residing in Ghana.
  • Should be final-year students enrolled full-time in accredited degree programs related to IT, Digital Application, Digital Policy, or similar fields at recognized higher education institutions, whether public or private.
  • Available for a minimum of three months during the internship.
  • Proficiency in at least one AU Official working language (French, English, Portuguese, Arabic, Kiswahili, or Spanish), and fluency in additional AU languages is a plus.
  • Strong quantitative and IT skills (tests will be conducted).
  • Proficient in ICT and familiar with Microsoft Office software.
  • Capable and willing to work in a diverse, international team environment.
  • Committed to upholding the values and rules of the institution throughout the program.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Application Procedure for African Union Internship Program 2023/24 for African Students (How to apply);

To apply for the AfCFTA Secretariat Internship Program, follow these steps:

  • Register online if you’re a first-time user.
  • Log in to the online registration system.
  • Prepare the required documents:
  • A motivation letter
  • Copy of your valid passport or ID card
  • Another letter of motivation
  • Current CV
  • Proof of enrolment, preferably a letter from your university
  • Submit your application online.
  • Once you’ve submitted your application, you’ll receive an email confirmation that it has been received.

Application Deadline: October 31, 2023

For more information visit the official website

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