Summer Internship | Africa Internship Academy

Internship Program for Study Abroad Students

AIA, has designed an exclusive 8-week internship program for students who wish to work in Africa. This program is designed for undergraduates and masters students/graduates to work in government, private companies, non-profits, universities and policy institutions who are contributing to development in Africa.

All participants are required to complete an online application form and attach their CV and reference letter from their school of study.

You will work on challenging and hands-on enterprise and management-related projects that allow you to solve real problems during your 2-week immersion with AIA’s faculty and enterprise mentors.

Cost of participating in the Internship Program for Study Abroad Students

Each participant will pay an amount of $400 as administrative fees at the time of registering for the program. The administrative fees include 2-week Work Integrated Learning Program (WILP) at the Accra Internship House for all participants with the host organization.

Please note that AIA does not provide accommodations or arrange travel to Ghana for the program. Participants must also cover their own expenses during their stay, including transportation and food during the program. AIA will gladly help and direct students and universities in this area, however.

Interns will cover the following modules during the 2-week WILP

  • Self – exploration/Finding yourself
  • Workplace attitude
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills (Interpersonal, Written, Oral, Presentation etc)
  • Problem Solving skills & Design thinking skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Networking skills
  • Resume/ CV Writing
  • Personal branding (on and offline)
  • Job searching Skills/Interview Skills and Techniques
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Appreciation of African history and culture; understanding of AGENDA 2063 and SGDs 2030