AKU Work and Study Programme (WASP)

Work On-Campus

The Student Experience Office within the Office of the Registrar (for East Africa programme students) and the Dean of Students Office (for Pakistan programme students), in collaboration with a number of departments within AKU, provides students an opportunity to work on-campus or to be part of projects and programmes within AKU.  This allows students to make use of their free time, gain experience, develop transferable skills, boost their résumés and earn extra money.

Funding for the work study programme is limited and may be exhausted prior to the application deadline of a particular job. Applications will be reviewed in the date order they are received.

Students may work up to 20 hours per month but not more than 50 hours during an academic year. Students will receive an honorarium when the task has been completed and the department involved will provide a ‘work’ completion certificate. The honorarium will be either credited to the student's account or, upon request, will be given in cash.

There are a wide range of work opportunities available. in Dar es Salaam, Kampala, Karachi and Nairobi. The lists of jobs available, honorarium and the requirements for the job can be viewed from provided links.

In order to be considered for the Work and Study Programme, students must first complete and submit the application form to the individual identified on the attached lists.

The employer will have the option of conducting interviews and select on the basis of their criteria.


Work Opportunities in: