The African Development Bank Internship Program 2018 is now open for applications. (Deadline:April 2, 2018)

Established in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. The African Development Bank Internship Program 2018 is now open for applications. The program gives students the unique opportunity to acquire professional and practical experience at the African Development Bank. If you are between 18 and 30 years old, enrolled – or recently graduated – in a Master’s degree, apply now.

The broad objectives of the program are to

Provide students with an opportunity to acquire professional and practical experience at the African Development Bank. 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 Bank.

Duties and Responsibilities

The fields of study from which interns are selected must be within the job families of the Bank, particularly Economics, Agriculture, Private Sector Development, Human Capital Development (Education and Health), Environment, Finance, Infrastructure Development, Human Resources Management, Information Technology, Communications, Law, Internal Audit, Budget, Governance or any other field of study that the Bank may deem relevant to its operations.

Special consideration shall be given to students who are working on projects that have a direct bearing on the mission of the Bank.
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.
Cost and Benefits

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


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

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.The candidate can apply for an internship within one (1) year of having obtained such a degree. Provide a letter from their school confirming their enrollment or a copy of the above mentioned Degree.
Citizens of one of the Bank’s member countries. Applicants must be fluent in at least one of the Banks’s two working languages (English or French).

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:

Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth
Agriculture, Human & Social Development
Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization
Economics, Statistics
Governance and Knowledge Management
Human Resources and Corporate Services: IT, Language Services, General Services & Procurement, HR Management
Audit, Anti-Corruption
Communication & External Relations
Public Relations

Applicants will only be considered if they submit an online complete application and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are considered for interview will be contacted. Only online applications submitted with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of the required degrees will be considered. The President, AfDB, reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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非洲開發銀行2018實習計畫開放申請 (申請截止日:2018年4月2日)

非洲開發銀行(the African Development Bank,簡稱:AfDB)成立於1964年,是非洲首屈一指的發展機構,致力於促進非洲大陸經濟發展和社會進步。非洲開發銀行提供財務和技術支持,協助達成經濟發展以減少貧窮。非洲開發銀行2018實習計畫現已開放申請,為十八至三十歲的學子提供在非洲開發銀行裡磨練自身專業、獲取經驗的絕佳機會。若您是剛註冊、剛畢業並擁有以下專業領域長才的碩士學生,歡迎你申請。