Association of African Universities (AAU) Internships for University Students 2019

Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified candidates for the Association of African Universities (AAU) Internships for University Students 2019. The full application details for the Association of African Universities (AAU) Internships for University Students can be accessed below.

Association of African Universities (AAU) Internships

The Association of African Universities (AAU), whose headquarters is in Accra, Ghana, was founded in Rabat, Morocco on November 12, 1967, following recommendations made at an earlier conference organized by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Antananarivo, Madagascar in September 1962 for the formation of such an apex organization.

The Association of African Universities (AAU) is calling for 3rd and final year university students who want to undergo a 3-month corporate and industrial internship from June 3rd –August 3rd, 2019. Selected interns will work on the projects below:

A. African Research “Bank” Call for Interns

B. African Universities Olympics.


The African Research “Bank” is a data repository which houses research needs and problems from industries and other key sectors. The repository provides student researchers with real research problems which inform their choice of topics or problem statement during their research work/project work/thesis and dissertations stage of their academic work. The repository will assist researchers in getting real research problems from industry and other sectors of the economy and help shape their relevant research output.


Category A: Student Researchers (Undergraduates, Postgraduates):

1. Must be either a 3rd /4th-year undergraduate student or a postgraduate student.

2. Must have carried out or assisted in research work before.

3. Must demonstrate a clear understand of research processes

4. Must have the ability to work with teams, analyze and think critically.

5. Must demonstrate dexterity in writing and communication


1. Develop concept notes and proposals.

2. Develop tools for data collection.

3. Analyze data for storage.

How to Apply for AAU Internships

Candidates who have met the above-listed criteria should Click here to apply.

Application Deadline: May 21st, 2019.

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