​​​​Virtual Internship Program​me (AKU-VIP)​​

The Aga Khan University’s Virtual Internship Programme (AKU-VIP) provides you with a one-of-a-kind virtual placement to build valuable skills and enhance your cross-cultural competencies through work opportunities with diverse teams in more than 14 countries. 

Internship placements are offered in East Africa​, South and Central Asia, Europe, and North America with international development agencies of The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) – One of the world’s largest development networks that work on programmes dedicated to improving the quality of life and opportunities of vulnerable communities and spans across 30 countries. ​





Virtual Experience

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


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​​How ​Does It Work​​​

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​STEP 1​

Online Application​



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STEP 2

Virtual Interview




STEP 3​

Acceptance and Payment



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STEP 4​

​Internship Start Date


Sample​ Placements​​

  
  
  
Name of the Agency
  
  
  
Communications & MarketingCommunication & Marketing

​Aga Khan Schools

Hyderabad, IndiaSpring Cycle 2023
  
Communications & MarketingCommunication & Marketing

​Aga Khan Schools

Hyderabad, IndiaSpring Cycle 2023
  
Data Sciences & ITInstitute for the Study of Muslim Civilization

​Aga Khan University

London, United KingdomSpring Cycle 2023
  
EducationGlobal Programme Team

​ Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Dar es Salaam, TanzaniaSpring Cycle 2023
  
EducationEducation

Aga Khan Schools

Geneva, SwitzerlandSpring Cycle 2023
  
EducationAcademic Department

​Aga Khan Schools

London, United KingdomSpring Cycle 2023
  
Education / Communications & MarketingGraduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC)

​Aga Khan University

Nairobi, KenyaSpring Cycle 2023
  
Education / Communications & MarketingInstitute of Educational Development (IED)

​Aga Khan University

Dar es Salaam, TanzaniaSpring Cycle 2023
  
Education / Communications & MarketingAdmissions

Aga Khan Schools

Kampala, UgandaSpring Cycle 2023
  
Environmental Science & Sustainability / EducationAcademic Development

​Aga Khan Schools

London, United KingdomSpring Cycle 2023
  
Health SciencesSchool of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM)

​Aga Khan University

Karachi, PakistanSpring Cycle 2023
  
Health SciencesCommunity Health Sciences

​Aga Khan University

Karachi, PakistanSpring Cycle 2023
  
Health SciencesSchool of Nursing and Midwifery

​Aga Khan University

Karachi, PakistanSpring Cycle 2022
  
Health Sciences / EducationObstetrics and Gynaecology

​Aga Khan University

Karachi, PakistanSpring Cycle 2023
  
Health Sciences / EducationSchool of Nursing and Midwifery

​Aga Khan University

Karachi, PakistanSpring Cycle 2023
  
Pathology DepartmentPathology Department

​Aga Khan University

Nairobi, KenyaSpring Cycle 2023