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African Development Bank (AfDB) 2020 Internship for African Students

The African Development Bank Group is offering internship opportunity to young Africans currently undertaking their masters’ programme. African Development Bank offers internship programme to students from its member African countries currently undertaking their masters’ programme at a recognized public or private institution.

The broad objectives of the program are to:

  1. Provide students with an opportunity to acquire professional and practical experience at the African Development Bank.
  2. Provide the Bank with a pool of potential candidates for future recruitment purposes.

However applicants should not expect the internship to lead to immediate employment with the AfDB.

The specific disciplines and specialist professional areas are aligned to the Bank’s Ten-Year Strategy (TYS) and the gender strategy.  In addition to the fields that are in the job families of the Bank, focus will be on the following areas:

  1. Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth
  2. Agriculture, Human & Social Development
  3. Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization
  4. Economics, Statistics
  5. Governance and Knowledge Management
  6. Finance
  7. Legal
  8. Human Resources and Corporate Services: IT, Language Services, General Services & Procurement, HR Management
  9. Audit, Anti-Corruption
  10. Evaluation
  11. Communication & External Relations
  12. Public Relations
  13. Gender

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About African Development Bank Group

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) or Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) is a multilateral development finance institution. The AfDB was founded in 1964 and comprises three entities: The African Development Bank, the African Development Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund. The AfDB's mission is to fight poverty and improve living conditions on the continent through promoting the investment of public and private capital in projects and programs that are likely to contribute to the economic and social development of the region.[1] The AfDB is a financial provider to African governments ... read more


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Aim and Benefits of AFDB Internship

  1. Interns will be provided with a monthly stipend.
  2. Interns shall be responsible for their air travel (where applicable) to and from the Bank’s location as well as their upkeep.
  3. Interns shall be responsible for their medical insurance coverage and for obtaining entry and residence visas in the host country of the Bank.

Requirements for AFDB Internship Qualification

To be eligible for internship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Students, aged between eighteen (18) to thirty (30) years, and currently enrolled in a Master’s level degree program or its equivalent in a recognized public or private institution of higher learning.
  2. The candidate can apply for an internship within one (1) year of having obtained such a degree.
  3. Provide a letter from their school confirming their enrollment or a copy of the above mentioned Degree.
  4. Citizens of one of the Bank’s member countries.
  5. Applicants must be fluent in at least one of the Banks’s two working languages (English or French).

Selection Criteria: 

  1. In addition to above, preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience.
  2. Participants in the Program are selected on a competitive basis, based on business needs of the Bank.

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Application Deadline

December 8, 2019


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to African Development Bank Group on ldn.tbe.taleo.net to apply

Applicants will only be considered if they:

  1. Submit an online complete application and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Duration:

  1. The Session 1 of the 2020 Internship Program will run from February 2020 through June 2020.
  2. Internships shall be granted to each candidate for a period not less than three (3) months and not more than six (6) months. The internship is authorized only once for any candidate.

For more details, visit AFDB website


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