The following are the minimum requirements:
- Aged between eighteen (18) and thirty (30) years maximum
- Possess a Bachelor’s Degree and be enrolled in a Master’s degree program or its equivalent in a recognized public or private institution of higher learning.
- Apply for an internship within one year of having obtained the Master’s degree.
- Provide proof of enrollment from the University / Professional institution school.
- Citizen of a member country of the African Development Bank.
- Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other language
- Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
In addition to the above selection criteria, preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the following:
- Ability to leverage knowledge.
- Ability to share knowledge.
- Adaptability to multicultural settings.
- Good communication skills.
- Working knowledge of a third language that is relevant to the Bank's operations.
- Experience on projects that have a direct bearing on the mission of the Bank.
The Bank aims to select candidates with professional degrees in the following disciplines (based on the business needs):
- Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth;
- Agriculture, Human and Social Development;
- Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization;
- Economy, Statistics;
- Governance and knowledge Management
- Human Resources and Corporate Services: IT, Language Services, General Service & Procurement, HR Management
- Audit, Anti-corruption
- Communication & External Relations
- Public Relations