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World Bank Winter Internship Program

Deadline: October 31, 2017

The World Bank is offering highly motivated and successful individuals an opportunity to improve their skills while working in a diverse environment through its winter internship Program. 

This Internship typically seeks candidates in the following fields: economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, population), social science (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, private sector development, and other related fields.

Eligibility:

  • To be eligible for an Internship, candidates must have an undergraduate degree and be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD with plans to return to school full-time).
  • Successful candidates have usually completed their first year of graduate studies or are into their PhD programs.

Google Business Internship- Summer 2018 (EMEA)

Deadline: November 12, 2017

Google is offer a range of internships across EMEA and durations and start dates vary according to a project and location. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Business Internships are typically offered in the following business areas:

  • GMS Sales and Operations
  • Large Customer Sales.
  • Google Cloud
  • Marketing

Eligibility

Minimum qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program and maintaining student status throughout the internship. Priority is given to students graduating end of 2018 or in 2019 so please include your graduation date on your resume.
  • Returning to education on a full-time basis upon completing the internship.
  • Ability to commit to a minimum of 10 weeks and up to 6 months at Google.

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Young African Scholars Program in USA, 2017

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation invites young, ambitious researchers from Africa to apply for a fellowship to conduct research in the USA.

The program includes a methods workshop, fieldwork research grants of $2,000 USD each, editorial and publication assistance, and sponsorship at an international conference to present research findings.

Every two years the foundation hosts the Young African Scholars program. Ten scholars whose proposed projects are judged to be of high quality and closely relevant to the foundation’s interest in violence and aggression are selected to take part.

Eligibility: Applicants must be aged 35 or younger and must have been educated on the African continent and currently residing there.

Ecobank Nigeria Intensive Graduate Program (ENG-IGP)

Deadline: October 31, 2017

The ENG-IGP is a development program for identified high- potential, fresh and young graduates, who will go through one- year structured and intensive graduate program to be equipped with the skills and expertise necessary to have a successful career in the Banking industry. Candidates that undergo this program will upon successful completion convert from Graduates to Banking Professionals.

Eligibility

  • Applicants not more than 25 years old by December 2017      
  • Must have completed NYSC with a valid certificate
  • First degree in any discipline from a reputable institution with minimum of ‘Second Class Upper’. (Post-graduate degree will be an added advantage)
  • 0-1 Year post NYSC experience

2018/2019 Chevening Scholarships

Deadline: November 7, 2017

Chevening Scholarships offers a unique opportunity for future leaders and influencers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Eligibility

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK.
  • Have at least two years’ work experience (this may be up to five years for fellowship programmes, so please refer to your country page for further details)
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 12 July 2018
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 12 July 2018

Microsoft Interns4Afrika Internship Programme 2017/18 for Young Africans

Deadling: varies by region

The Microsoft Interns4Afrika program offers talented young people a unique experience with a dynamic and agile technology organization on the African continent. You will work for 6 months with a Microsoft partner on real projects, collaborating and learning from your colleagues. Whether you’re aspiring for a future in sales, marketing or technology, this is your chance to kick-start your future

Requirements

  • You are able to commit to completing full time internship for 6 months
  • You are currently in education or have graduated from an Undergraduate or Postgraduate course within the last 12 months
  • You have a BA/BSc in a business related or IT degree
  • You have right to work in the country in which you are currently located

Andela Learning Community

Deadline: October  21, 2017

Andela Learning Community (ALC) 2.0 powered by Google is a program that connects people who are interested in learning software development with beginner or intermediate courses in Android/web development or product design. Powered by Andela and Google, and featuring course curriculum from Udacity, it is designed to spark a generation of tech talent across Africa

Eligibility/ Requirements

Anyone in Kenya or Nigeria over the age of 13. Prior programming experience is not required.

  • An ability to commit 10+ hours per week from mid-November to March 2018.
  • Have or have reliable access to a laptop.
  • Be located in Kenya or Nigeria.
  • Have a strong passion for technology