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African Union (AU) Internship Program Application Form 2024/2025

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The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent. It was officially launched in 2002 as a successor to the Organization of African Unity (OAU, 1963-1999). We are an Integrated, Prosperous and Peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena.

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for:

Title: Internship Program 2024

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Employment Type: Internship

Purpose of the Internship

  • The African Union Internship Program provides an opportunity for interns to complement their educational experience and to develop their professional skills and experience through
  • 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.
  • 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.

In general, interns assist in providing administrative and technical support for effective implementation of African Union programmes, projects and activities in its below Department/Directorates:

  • Cabinet of the Deputy Chairperson
  • Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment (ARBE)
  • Economic Development, Trade, Industry, Mining (ETIM)
  • Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (ESTI)
  • Infrastructure and Energy (IE)
  • Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS)
  • Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development (HHS)
  • Human Resources Management (HRM)
  • Operations Support Services
  • Management Information Systems Division
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Conference Management and Publications (CMP)
  • Office for Safety and Security Services
  • Citizens and Diaspora (CIDO)
  • Medical and Health Services
  • Financial Control Unit
  • Office of Strategic Planning and Delivery
  • Office of Internal Oversight (OIO)
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Ethics, Integrity and Standards
  • Office of the Secretary to the Commission
  • Office of the Legal Counsel (OLC)
  • Office of Protocol
  • Partnership and Resource Mobilization
  • Women, Gender and Youth (WGY)
  • Information and Communication
  • Peace Fund Secretariat
  • New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD).

Requirements for African Union (AU) Internship Program

  • Actively enrolled in at least the final year of a Bachelor’s degree program OR
  • Must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or an advanced/ post graduate (Masters) qualification in a related academic field;
  • Be nationals of a Member State of the African Union.
  • Be full time students currently enrolled in the final year of their Bachelors or graduate school program.
  • Be fluent in at least one of the African Union working languages (Arabic, English, French or Portuguese).
  • Be no more than thirty-two (32) years of age at the time of selection.
  • Possess the highest standard of moral conduct and integrity.
  • Have not been convicted of any serious criminal offence excluding minor traffic offences.
  • Prior work experience is not required for the internship positions.

Required

  • Proficient computer skills (MS Word, Excel and Power Point)
  • Proficiency with e-mail and internet applications,
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Proficiency in one of the AU officials working languages (French, English, Portuguese, Arabic, Spanish, Kiswahili) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage.

How to apply for African Union (AU) Internship Program 2024/2025

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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