ECOWAS Internship Immersion Program of Young Graduates in ECOWAS Institutions 2024

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ECOWAS Internship Immersion Program of Young Graduates in ECOWAS Institutions 2024.

When is Application Deadline?

15th September 2023

Tell Me About Award:

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) launches the immersion internship program for young graduates in ECOWAS institutions.

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What Type of Award is this?


Who can apply?

The program is open to young graduates from the ECOWAS Member States, aged 35 years or less.

How are Applicants Selected?

Be a citizen of an ECOWAS Member States;
• Hold a Certificate, at the Bachelor (BSc), Master, PhD or equivalent certificate;
• Submit:
▪ a request to the ECOWAS Commissioner for Human Development and Social Affairs (HDSA) which describes the motivation of the candidate with expression of his centers of interest, as well as the candidate’s commitment to respect the terms and conditions of the internship;
▪ a Curriculum vitae;
▪ a copy of a national Identity card, or passport;
▪ a copy of the academic certificate or its equivalent;

The selection of the Graduate Immersion Programme in ECOWAS Institutions is made by a Technical Selection Committee;
• Only the selected candidates will be contacted for the rest of the process.

Which Countries are Eligible?

African countries

Where will Award be Taken?

Abuja, Nigeria (Selected interns will be required (mandatory) to participate in person or online
(for those not living in Abuja) in any information or internship feedback meeting convened by the Program Coordination accordingly).

How Many Positions will be Given?

90 internship positions are expressed for the year 2022 according to the attached list.

How Long is the Program?

The Immersion Program for young graduates in ECOWAS programs lasts one year over a period of 12 months maximum {Non-renewable};
• The Program is carried out in the Departments, Agencies, Representations and Institutions of ECOWAS, or any other place duly designated by ECOWAS;
• The young graduate benefiting from the Program produces a report at the end of the internship in three copies, one copy being sent to the HDSA Department, second copy to the user department and the third copy for the individual record of the intern in person;

How to Apply for Program?

To Apply click on the link here

Visit Award Webpage for Details


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