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One Acre Fund Internship Programme 2017 for Young Africans (Paid Internships)


Application Deadline: April 15, 2017

One Acre Fund – Ambitious university student or recent graduate with interest in social enterprise, agriculture, microfinance or development to assist the teams to change the lives of smallholder farmers across East Africa

One Acre Fund is looking to place a cohort of paid interns in several departments beginning June 2017. For twelve weeks (from June 2 to August 30), interns will work on impactful projects, receive mentorship from organizational leaders and provide support to One Acre Fund’s operations. Interns will be given substantial work assignments and asked to produce high quality deliverable.

Components of the Application Form

  • Work Authorization – Internships are only available for those with work authorization in one of our countries of operation.
  • Personal Information -Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Email Address, Phone Number
    Source/Referral Information
  • Educational Background (Degrees and Marks/GPA)
  • Language Skills
  • Job Skills and Prior Work Experience or Internships
  • Placement Preferences
  • Essays and CV Upload

Internship Programme Qualifications

One Acre Fund are looking for truly extraordinary candidates for several competitive internship positions. No prior experience is required and candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
Exceptional recent college graduates or students with at least two years of university coursework completed (i.e. third year students).
Strong work experiences.

Leadership experience at work, school clubs, volunteer organizations etc.
Top-performing undergraduate background (include GPA/Marks on your application).

Strong interest in One Acre Fund’s work serving smallholder farmers.
Strong desire for personal and professional growth
Flexibility and a willingness to take on varied tasks
Ability to work both independently and part of a team
Fluent in English and relevant local languages
Timeline for Internships at One Acre Fund

Application Deadline: April 15, 2017
All Candidates Contacted: April 17, 2017
Candidates Complete Online Tests: April 17 – May 1, 2017
First Round Interviews for Finalists: May 1 – May 15, 2017
Final Round Interviews: May 15 – June 1, 2017
Internships with One Acre Fund: June 2, 2017 to August 30, 2017

For more information

Visit the One Acre Fund Internship Programme 2017 website to register