Programme Overview​

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The Aga Khan University – International Internship Programme 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 on-going development. 

We are known for:
  • Flexible duration (3 - 12 months)
  • Wide variety of internship areas 
  • Clear project deliverables
  • Strong risk management procedures
  • Continued monitoring and evaluation of the programme
  • Opportunities for leadership, skill development, and innovation
  • Opportunities for research and academic development


What's Included:​

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Professional Internship 
(40 hours with a dedicated team)

Internship Permits / Work Visas


Transportation (To/From Workplace and Airport Transfers)

24 / 7 Support
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First 7 Days Meal Vouchers​

Cultural and Social Events

Networks of International Contacts

Career Training

What's Not Included:​

  • Round trip airfare to Internship location
  • Entry visa fee
  • Medical and travel insurance 
  • Accommodation (we strongly recommend interns to choose from a list of options available through AKU, depending on their budget)
  • Living costs

​The internship coordinator can help you calculate the cost of living and will address any questions you may have to make a decision.

We encourage you to explore our available internship positions and to contact us at aku.iip@aku.edu if you have any questions.​​