International Internship Programme

International Internship Programme

Are you considering an internship abroad? Are you interested in contributing to global causes? Do you want to have an impact? Are you interested in taking on new life experiences? Do you want to gain hands on skills and work with talented people? Are you open to making new friends? If you answered yes then  the Aga Khan University’s International Internship Programme (IIP) is for you.


IIP offers paid and unpaid, credit and non-credit, internship opportunities for 8-12 months in East Africa, the Middle East and Central and South Asia. These unique career-related learning experiences will enhance your skills in international and intercultural settings under the mentorship of highly qualified professionals.

Internship experience

IIP intern Zamir Janmohamed's article​ on "Changing Perspectives: My Journey through East Africa".


AKU’s IIP has been recognized by the University of Waterloo as one of its Cooperative Education and Career Action’s top international co-op employers for 2012.​


IIP brochure illustrating the reach and impact of the programme.