2016 Africa Development Bank Internship Program

2016 Africa Development Bank Internship Program

Deadline: September 30, 2015

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Africa Development Bank Internship. The primary objective of the Internship Program at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is to deepen the Bank’s efforts to advance development within its regional member countries (RMC) through capacity building activities. The Program aims at providing candidates with the opportunity to acquire and develop the ability to work in an international environment, provide the Bank a pool of potential candidates in the future and enhance the visibility of the Bank and its development activities.

Internships shall be performed either at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) or in any one of the Bank’s field offices or Regional Centres.

Award

Eligible Interns will be provided with a monthly stipend , depending on the budget availability.

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

In 2016, the Bank is planning to recruit 60 interns. The following are the minimum requirements.

  • Aged between eighteen (18) to thirty (30) years.
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s/Master’s level degree program or its equivalent in a recognized public or private institution of higher learning.
  • Apply for an internship within one year of having obtained such a degree.
  • Provide a letter from the University / Professional institution school confirming the enrollment for the current Program.
  • Citizen of a regional or non-regional member country of the African Development Bank.
  • Applicants must be fluent in, at least, one of the Banks’s working languages (English or French).
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

In addition to the above selection criteria, preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to leverage knowledge.
  • Ability to share knowledge.
  • Adaptability to multicultural settings.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of a third language that is relevant to the Bank’s operations.
  • Special consideration shall be given to students who are working on projects that have a direct bearing on the mission of the Bank.

How to Apply

Complete and submit the online application at ADB. Please attach your CV to the application.

For more information visit ADB Internship 2016

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