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

This programme provides a culturally immersive and invaluable learning opportunity for passionate and innovative students to gain professional experience and bring classroom knowledge into the real world.

Placements in Pakistan, East Africa and Portugal with a focus on the following:

  • Proving quality experiences to students – Diverse and unique opportunities for each student and a guarantee of 60+ hours of professional development.
  • Critically reflexive opportunities – A strong mentorship framework which provides research-focused projects with well-defined learning outcomes.
  • A careful programme design – A centralized programme that is part of a larger network spread across 30 countries and provides different pathways for students while ensuring their flexibility and adaptability.
  • Collective engagement – Through collaborations with stakeholders, we have built-in clear systems and processes to ensure integrated planning and delivery throughout the internship placement.

Join AKU-IIP and broaden your horizons! We are currently accepting applications for the positions outlined below. Apply today to work on these exciting projects!​​

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: