IAD Africa Summer Internship Program
Application Deadline: March 9, 2022
The Institute for African Development (IAD) Africa Summer Research Internship Program reinforces academic learning by providing undergraduates the opportunity to actively engage and conduct research with individuals and organizations directly involved in policy and program development in Africa.
The internship program focuses students’ research on five pillars: Gender/Youth/Education, Climate Change/Conservation/Smart Cities, Conflict Prevention/Democracy/Migration/Security/Law, Sustainable Development/Agriculture/Entrepreneurship, and One Health.
- Cornell rising sophomore, junior, or senior in good academic standing;
- Must attend one of the presentations in the IAD Seminar Series (no exceptions) or conversation hours
- Eight week commitment along with post reflection meetings
CVs should be sent to email@example.com with the subject line “SU22 Africa Internship.”
IAD internships are funded by an Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the Einaudi Center, and the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs.
Internship placements are available with the organizations below and will be on site. A few virtual internships are available.
- International Livestock Research Institute
- Lead for Ghana
- The Harvest Fund
- Southern African Institute for Policy and Research
- Moroccan Center for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship
- OKB Hope Foundation
- Population Council
- Ghana Wildlife Society
- Gambia Bureau of Statistics
- Centre for Democracy and Development
- Ministry of Food and Agriculture - Ghana
- The Lands Tribunal - Zambia
- International Organization for Migration - Zambia
- Sea Turtle Watch
- Preferred Skills: Knowledge in graphic design, digital marketing, social media, database creation, and MailChimp or other listservs.