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You will need to submit an online application. Your application will be reviewed to decide if we would like to progress you to the next stage of your application procedure.

Resume / CV

As part of your online application you will be asked to provide a copy of your resume/CV. See guidelines below

We require that all documents are uploaded in English, and do not typically exceed two pages. The resume/CV is a very important part of your application so we do recommend you take your time to review details carefully for spelling and grammar errors.

If you are offered a place onto one of our programs we will provide you with guidance on how to improve and restructure your CV through our CV Workshop materials.

Interview

A phone interview is a mandatory component of your application, allowing our team to understand more about your background and previous experience(s). The interview is normally around 20-30 minutes long.

Eligibility

Successful applicants for our program must:

  • Be at least 18 years old and not more than 35 years.
  • Be proficient in English.
  • Be either currently enrolled or have graduated from either pre tertiary or university
  • Have an interest and passion for interning in Accra and learning about new cultures

What we look for

Even though our candidates arrive from across Africa with a variety of backgrounds and lifestyles there are key common denominators which define a typical Africa Internship Academy fellow.

With wide practical topics to cover, our program attracts applicants with a wide variety of interests and career preferences. What allows our program groups to form such a strong bond are the following characteristics, which we place a strong value on:

  • Individuality
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Personal drive and motivation
  • Passion and interest for foreign cultures
  • Adapting and responding to change
  • Leadership potential
  • Relating and networking

We strongly recommend that you aim to tailor your application to the above five values in order for your application to have the strongest opportunity to be progressed at the initial review.

Africa Internship Academy is passionate about Africa, and is committed to engaging Africa with the global community through our internship programs. One of the highlights for our organisation is to see the growth and development of our interns experience at the end of their programs.

We are confident in the value our program provides and look for applicants that share a similar passion for Africa.