African Development Bank Internship

The main objectives of the ADB Internship Program are:

to provide students with an opportunity to acquire professional and practical experience at the African Development Bank; and
to provide the Bank with a pool of potential candidates for future recruitment purposes. (However applicants should not expect the internship to lead to immediate employment with ADB.)
Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for internship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

applicants must be students, aged at least eighteen (18) years, and currently enrolled in an educational institution of higher learning;
applicants must be citizens of one of the Bank’s member countries; (Kenya is a member)and
applicants must be fluent in at least one of the working languages of the Bank (English or French).
Application Procedures

Applicants are required to complete an ADB internship application form and forward it, with the endorsement of their educational institutions, to the following address:

Division Manager, Staff Planning and Recruitment
The Human Resources Management Department
BP 323
Completed applications must reach the Bank no later than the 31st of December for internships that are expected to commence the following year.

Documents to be submitted by the Applicants:

duly completed ADB internship application form, counter-signed by the applicant’s educational institution or sponsoring agency;
current CV and cover letter;
copies of the latest educational certificates and transcripts or equivalent institutional records;
a letter of recommendation from the academic institution he/she is currently attending; and
a brief description of the program or the topic (thesis or dissertation) to be prepared during the internship (when applicable).
Please note that only complete applications will be processed.


Internships will take place in Tunis, Tunisia where the Bank has temporarily relocated.


Internships are initially for a period of three months, renewable only once for an additional period of three months.

Financial and Administrative Arrangements

Interns are responsible for all expenses (travel, housing, transportation) related to the internship.

Candidates are required to show proof of medical and accident insurance coverage prior to assuming duty as an intern.

Candidates are also required to secure visas (when necessary) prior to their travel to the host country of the Bank headquarters.

All enquiries regarding the internship program should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Management Department
African Development Bank (TRA)BP 323
Tunis Belvedere
Fax: (+216) 71 83 14 72

Deadline: 31st of December

Or use the following E-mail address; internship[at]

ADB Internship Program


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