DURATION: 1 to 9 Months
The Foundation has internship opportunities at its headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe and in Accra, Ghana for students and/or recent graduates to join the Foundation.
The internship offers opportunities to:
- Work with a major international institution driving Africa’s capacity development.
- Participate and gain a deeper understanding of ACBF’s work in Africa.
- Work collaboratively with experienced professionals in a multi-cultural environment.
- Build the individual’s career path with practical work experience as they contribute to ACBF’s work.
SELECTION CRITERIA (required skills and knowledge)
Selection will be on a competitive basis and the following minimum qualifications and competencies are required.
Applicants must be enrolled or have recently completed an advanced degree in a wide range of fields such as Business Administration, Communication, Economics, Computer Science, Finance, Library and Information Science, International Development, Public Administration; Records Management or any related Social-Sciences field.
- Ability to work independently under minimum supervision and be accountable.
- Fluency in, at least, one of the Foundation’s working languages (English or French).
- Excellent research , critical thinking and analytical skills.
- Excellent interactive and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a multicultural environment.
- Excellent computer skills (MS applications)
- Demonstrated mastery of subject matter.
- Efficient in meeting commitments, deadlines and achieving results
- Good communication skills.
The Foundation will provide the interns a monthly allowance. Interns shall be responsible for their own medical insurance coverage, transport, (air travel where applicable) and living accommodation expenses.
Applications, quoting the reference ““Internship - 2019”,” including curriculum vitae (maximum two pages) and a personal statement (maximum two pages) with three (3) referees should be received at the address below by 15 February 2019.
The Executive Secretary
The African Capacity Building Foundation
P.O. Box 1562
Please note, only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
We strongly encourage qualified female candidates to apply.
ACBF is a smoke-free environment.