Terms and conditions

  • Interns shall be responsible for their air travel (where applicable) to and from the Bank’s location as well as their upkeep.
  • Interns shall be responsible for their medical insurance coverage, and for obtaining entry and residence visas in the host country of the Bank.
  • The internship will be authorized only once for any candidate.
  • Eligible interns will be provided with a monthly stipend.
  • Interns may be authorized to participate in an official Bank's mission.
  • Internships shall be performed either at the Bank's headquarters in Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) or in one of the Bank's Regional and Country offices.


Application for admission to the African Development Bank’s Internship Program is an online process, via the Bank’s website.

Applications will be received from 15th April 2019 to 14th May 2019 by midnight (GMT).

To apply, please visit us at: https://www.afdb.org/en/about-us/careers/current-vacancies/2019-internship-program-4065/ and click the button “APPLY” at the bottom of the page.

Answer all the questions on the application form. Please note that all questions marked with an asterisk (*) require an answer.

After completing the application form, attach your CV and any other relevant documents in support of your application, then click the “submit” button.

You will receive a system-generated automatic email confirming receipt of your application.

All applicants will by 24th June 2019 receive an email informing them whether or not they have been successful.

Offer of internship 

Selected candidates will receive an official offer and must submit a written acceptance of the offer via email within five (5) days of notification or the offer will be proposed to the next candidate on the reserve list. Offers for internships are only valid for the same program year. Offers will not be deferred to the following year.

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