TWN-Africa maintains a limited internship program open to all interested peoples but particularly targetted at young intellectuals and activists who are nationals of developing countries, especially African.
The program has two main objectives;
to offer opportunities for interns to deepen their appreciation of the development challenges facing developing countries, especially Africa within the context of global economic policy making.
to support the delivery of TWN-Africa’s program especially in the areas of research and information-gathering
To be eligible:
Applicant must have completed the first 2 years of study in a tertiary institution
Applicant must show relevance of internship for their current or future work or study, prior involvement and proven interest in TWN-Africa’s issues and agenda
Prospective interns must be able to work in the English Language
Prospective interns must be computer literate
The internship program is offered between April and October each year and may last between 4 and 12 weeks.
Student interns from developing countries may receive a monthly allowance and enjoy limited medical support
Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations. All placements are located in Accra, Ghana
Applying for internship
1. Applications can be submitted anytime by email to firstname.lastname@example.org,by post to P.O.Box 19452, Accra - Ghana or delivered to the TWN-Africa offices at 9 Asmara street, East -Legon, Accra - Ghana
2. Applicant who wish to intern in a particular year are encouraged to submit their applications by the end of February in the year in which they intend to undertake their internship
3. Application must include information on
b. Skills, achievement and work or involvement in activities especially related to or relevant to TWN-Africa’s work
c. what motivates the interest in interning with TWN-Africa and preferred area of work
4. Decisions on applications for each year will generally be finalized in the first quarter of the year and successful candidates notified by the end of March.