The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has announced the commencement of the ECOWAS Internship Immersion Program for recent graduates from ECOWAS institutions.
▪️Assist young graduates in their professional integration by giving them the chance to learn more about ECOWAS programs while also allowing the interns to contribute to the effective execution of the institutions’ programs and activities.
▪️Establish a framework that enables recent graduates to contribute to the implementation of important ECOWAS programs within Departments, Agencies, Representations, and Institutions;
▪️Offer the opportunity for an immersion (internship) in the services of the regional institution (Institutions, Agencies, Departments, Resident Representations).
▪️Type: Graduate internship
▪️ location: Nigeria
▪️Duration: 12 months
▪️Available slots: Several
Summary of the Internship
▪️ Participants will gain professional experience by partaking in ECOWAS programs for career development and an avenue to contribute to the implementation of ECOWAS programs.
▪️The program provides an opportunity for young graduates to participate in the implementation of major ECOWAS programs within Departments, Agencies, Representations, and Institutions through immersion (internship) in the services of regional institutions (Institutions, Agencies, Departments, Resident Representations).
▪️Not more than 35 years of age
▪️Possess Bachelor, Masters, PhD or equivalent certificate
▪️willingness to commit 12 months of his/her time to the internship
▪️ Curriculum vitae (CV)
▪️Must have a national Identity card, or International passport
▪️ copy of the academic certificate or its equivalent
Duration, Place and Terms of the Internship
The Immersion Program for young graduates in ECOWAS programs lasts a maximum of one year (Non-renewable)
▪️The Program is run in ECOWAS Departments, Agencies, Representations, and Institutions, as well as any other location designated by ECOWAS.
▪️At the end of the internship, the young graduate who benefited from the program submits a report in three copies, one to the HDSA Department, one to the user department, and one to the intern in person
▪️The practical modalities of the program will be defined in collaboration with the reception department, the Directorate of Education, Science, and Culture, and the Department of Human Development and Social Affairs
▪️Selected interns will be required (mandatory) to attend any information or internship feedback meeting convened by the Program Coordinator in person or online (for those not residing in Abuja).
How to Apply
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