The AU internship program is a full-time engagement through which qualified individuals from diverse academic backgrounds are given the opportunity to gain professional exposure within the AU. As an organization which promotes respect for diversity and team work, we encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Applicants should have a keen interest in the work of the AU and demonstrate the ability to interact with individuals from various cultural backgrounds and beliefs.
PURPOSE: The program aims to expose participants to the workings of the AU at an early stage of their professional career and strengthen their personal and professional skills. It provides an avenue for participants to gain hands-on experience in various applicable fields, while learning in an intercultural environment. The AU will further gain support from participants who possess adequate knowledge and skills in relevant areas and serve as a potential grooming ground for future African Leaders.
The Program is open to applicants who are:
All internship applications MUST be submitted through the AU Careers portal at: https://careers.au.int
Candidates interested to apply for internship with the African Union Commission should kindly send the following document
Applicants will be required to create a profile on AU Careers portal.
Applicants must submit the following supporting documents with their online application:
Upon successful submission of their application, applicants will receive an email confirmation that their application has been successfully received.