Recent Internship Opportunities For African Students

By Adeyemi Bukola on 09-Nov-2020


The world economy is changing daily, same as the talents, skills, and experience needed to be a part of that growth cycle. The job market is a competitive one, and often that is a tough learning curve for recent graduates. This is why the growth of applied learning and internship opportunities are becoming a key part of the college experience for all students. Below are the latest available internships for Africa students.

1. South Korea Internship Program

The Korean Internship will be placed at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology. The GIST South Korea Internship is about 3-6 Months, i.e. Spring/Fall Semester. Extension of the internship will be considered under exceptional conditions. Participants who are studying bachelor’s, masters, or Ph.D. Degree programs are eligible. You will also have the opportunity to research in the world’s best labs from GIST Graduate Schools. To be eligible for an internship, candidates must:

· Currently be pursuing postgraduate studies (Master/Doctoral degree or equivalent), or is in the Final Year of the University (Bachelor degree or equivalent) preferably in the field of environmental, energy, climate changes, or related fields

·  Be engaged in a field directly related to the IERI Fund’s work or applicants from non-students will be accepted only under exceptional case

·   Possess an excellent command of English

· Sound skills in using Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, etc.

Application Deadline: 13th November 2020

Eligible countries: Students from around the world

Value: Fully Funded

Type: Internship

2.  EPFL Summer Internship in Switzerland 2021

The very renowned and prestigious 2021 EPFL Summer Internship in Switzerland is now open. The EPFL Internship is a fully-funded internship in Switzerland for International students to spend the summer. All the undergraduates and graduate students are eligible for the EPFL Summer Fellowship. The Internship is open to bachelor’s and master’s students of computer science, computer engineering, telecommunications, electrical engineering, or any field of Engineering, Science, and Technology, (Life Sciences, biology, biophysics, chemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics, quantitative biology, and related fields.). You will be placed at the École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) University. At the time of application, applicants must be enrolled in the 2nd year Bachelor or above.

Application deadline: 29th Nov 2020

Eligible countries: Any Nationality from around the world is eligible.

Value: fully funded

Type: Bachelor’s, Masters, and Ph.D.

3. World Youth Alliance Internship Program (Batch 1) 2021 for Young Africans

The World Youth Alliance Internship Program provides opportunities for young people who are inspired by the ideas and work of the company to gain professional skills while working on WYA’s projects which are designed to enhance each student’s academic background and interests. Interns will receive mentorship and training from the WYA staff members

Application Deadline: 20th November 2020

Eligible Countries: African countries

Value: Not specific

Type: Internship

Eligibility: Ideal candidates must possess a strong desire to protect and promote human dignity while making a positive impact on society. Candidates must also be proactive, self-driven, resourceful, detail-oriented, and humble individuals with a willingness to learn.

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