ActionAid Internship Programme for Postgraduate Nigerian Students

ActionAid Nigeria Internship Programme

Course(s) Offered: Development related fields
Course Level: Graduate (internships)
Provider: ActionAid Nigeria
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) is a not for profit, non-governmental entity registered with the Nigeria Corporate Affairs Commission.

To assist in human capital development, experience building of fresh graduates and individuals interested in the development sector, ActionAid Nigeria has come up with an Internship programme as a training tool.

ActionAid knows that with the right opportunities, poor people will find their own solutions - and build new lives. AAN is therefore, inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Interns.

ActionAid Nigeria Internship programme

To be eligible, the following applies:
  • Fresh graduates without post NYSC experience
  • Candidates with experience in other sectors who desire development sector experience
  • Candidate must not be above 30 years of age.
Person Specifications:
  1. Education/Qualifications:
    • Degree in any field of study is essential.

  2. Experience:
    • Completion of NYSC is essential

  3. Skill/Abilities:
    • Strong communication & writing skills is essential
    • Good computer skills is essential
    • Ability to travel on short notice is essential
    • Ability to adapt to changing job descriptions, deliver on given targets and willingness to learn are essential.

  4. Personal Qualities:
    • A person of integrity who is able to work in a diverse team environment.
Eligible groups
Citizens and permanent residents of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
Graduates of any accredited higher educational institution

Fields of study
Postgraduate degree in any field of study can apply

Number of awards
Not specified by the awarding provider

Sponsorship duration
This is a ONE year fixed term non renewable contract

Scholarship benefits
ActionAid Nigeria aims to assist in human capital development, experience-building of fresh graduates and individuals interested in the development sector

Method of Application
The Job reference code: Interns. All interested and qualified candidates should download and complete the application form available on the official website. Applicants are to send same as an MSWord attachment to Applications from women are particularly welcome.

It is important to note that ONLY Electronically submitted forms will be entertained.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 20th October, 2013. Note that late submissions may not be entertained.

If you want, you may wish to download the Application Form here(doc). All application forms must be completed and submitted as instructed above.

While ActionAid respects all applicants, interview date will be communicated only to short listed candidates.

ActionAid International works with poor people in over 40 countries across the world. Its goal is to end poverty. It believes in doing things differently. ActionAid Nigeria commenced operations in Nigeria in 1999, while its programmatic operations started in January 2000 after a Country appraisal which found poverty in the midst of plenty. The NGO commenced work then through a Country Agreement signed with the National Planning Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Its work(s) are currently spread across 26 states of the federation.

Application Deadline: 20 October 2013
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Nigerians)

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