​​​​​International Internship Program​me (Onsite)​​​

Launched in 2008, AKU’s International Internship Programme (AKU-IIP) provides undergraduate, graduate, and freshly graduated students with opportunities to engage in international experiences through on-site internship placements in countries where AKDN has a presence. 

Our programme provides meaningful, impactful and enriching learning experiences with access to a global network that ensures students develop strong cross-cultural competencies, critical thinking skills, communication skills, ethical frameworks, and leadership development.

AKU-IIP works closely with programme mentors, the local community, University partners, and interns. A key strategy for sustaining results is the participatory and inclusive approach of the programme through strong internship planning, implementation, and ongoing development.

We are pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the positions outlined below. Apply today to work on these exciting projects and boost your career!​

On-Site Experience

Learn more about AKU’s On-Site Internship Programme and what our interns have to say about their experiences.

​​​What's Included


Airport and Work Transport​

Internship Visa/Permits

24/7 Support

Professional & Social Workshops​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​/Events


Safety & Security

First 7 Day Meal Coupons


AKU Campus Facility​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Professional Development Curriculum

We offer a 60+ professional development curriculum to ensure a holistic experience that allows interns to utilize their networks, skills, and learnings gained to enhance their current work and make meaning out of their experience with the programme. We prepare you to excel in your internships through professional development training in the areas of: