The Aga Khan University's Reciprocal Virtual Internship Programme (AKU-RVIP) provides AKU students with one-of-a-kind cross-cultural learning opportunities. 

The AKU-RVIP aims to build professional skills, advance academic knowledge, and promote equitable and innovative modes of mobility for students across all AKU campuses by providing access to international virtual opportunities with AKU's partner institutions. 


The application fee of USD 30 has been waived for this RVIP recruitment cycle.​​
Please scroll down for the positions and apply now.​

Areas of Internship​​​​

Medicine and Nursing

Gain experience in the areas of Public Health; Community Health; Nursing; Health Systems and Management; Hospital Administration; etc.

Environmental Science

Gain experience in the area of Climate Change; Sustainable Energy; Environmental Policy and Management.

Education Development

Gain experience in the areas of Teacher Education; Human Development; Innovation & Blended Learning; Early Childhood Development; etc.​



Learn about key issues in cultural development and gain knowledge about cultural conservation and the revitalization of cultural heritage and its role in strengthening cultural identity, resilience, and pluralism.


Gain experience in the areas of Social Media Engagement; Digital Media; Event Management; Communication and Marketing; etc.


Gain understanding about developing partnerships and engagement policies; learn more about strategies and development.


You still have questions - please visit our FA​Qs page for details.​

​Current Placements

Calgary, CanadaUniversity of CalgaryUCalgary Pluralism Initiative - Indigenous, Local, and Global Health Office - Cumming School of Medicine
Calgary, CanadaUniversity of CalgaryUCalgary Pluralism Initiative Cumming School of Medicine
Vancouver, CanadaSimon Fraser UniversityCentre for Comparative Muslim Studies (CCMS)
Vancouver, CanadaSimon Fraser UniversityMorris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue
Waterloo, CanadaUniversity of WaterlooCenter for Bioengineering and Biotechnology
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada & Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaUniversity of WaterlooWaterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE)
Victoria, CanadaUniversity of VictoriaCo-operative Education Program and Career Services
Toronto, CanadaRyerson UniversityAnti-Black Racism Awareness Committee (ABRAC) – Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM)
Vancouver, CanadaUniversity of British ColumbiaSchool of Nursing
Toronto, CanadaRyerson UniversityTed Rogers School of Management
Vancouver, CanadaSimon Fraser UniversitySFU Surrey – TD Community Engagement Centre