African Development Bank (AfDB) Internship Program | How To Apply

African Development Bank (AfDB) Internship Program | How To Apply

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is calling for applications from eligible candidates. Do you have interest in this opportunity? read to the end because we will be discussing about the objectives, eligibility requirements and application process.


 The African Development Bank (AfDB) internship program objectives 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 AfDB.


Eligibility Criteria

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

ADB Internship Program Applicants must:

  • Be 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 year of having obtained such a degree.
  • Provide a letter from their school confirming their enrollment.
  • Be citizens of one of the Bank’s member countries.
  • Be fluent in, at least, one of the Bank’s working languages (English or French).


Application Procedure


  • Internship applicants are requested to attach:
  • A comprehensive CV and a cover letter.
  • Copy of the latest Degree or equivalent or
  • A recommendation letter from the academic institution they are currently attending.
  • A brief description of the program or the topic (thesis or dissertation) to be prepared during the internship (when applicable).Please note that only complete applications will be processed.


Duration / Timing / Location of Internship

Internships will initially be for a period of three months, renewable for up to six months (maximum).

The timing for the program is as follows:

  • Winter – Session I: January through March. Application period from July to October.
  • Summer – Session II: June through August. Application period from December to end of February.



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