Internship Immersion Program for Young Graduates in ECOWAS Institutions 2022

Deadline: 28 September 2022

Deadline: 28 September 2022

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) launches the immersion internship program for young graduates in ECOWAS institutions 2022. ECOWAS Contributes to the professional integration of young graduates, by offering them the opportunity to get to know ECOWAS programs better, at the same time for the Interns to offer their contribution for efficient implementation of programs and activities of the institutions.

Internship positions are defined with ECOWAS Departments and reception structures before each Program, which allows the candidate to apply according to the need expressed by these structures. 90 internship positions expressed for the year 2022 according to the attached list. The selection of the Graduate Immersion Programme in ECOWAS Institutions made by a Technical Selection Committee.

The Internship Immersion Program for young graduates in ECOWAS Institutions 2022 lasts one year over a period of 12 months maximum {Non-renewable}. The Program is carried out in the Departments, Agencies, Representations and Institutions of ECOWAS, or any other place duly designated by ECOWAS with a Specific objective of Offering the possibility of an immersion (internship) in the services of the regional institution (Institutions, Agencies, Departments, Resident Representations).

  • Youth acquire professional experience through their immersion in ECOWAS programs, for their career development.
  • Young graduates contribute to the implementation of ECOWAS programs.


  • Be a citizen of an ECOWAS Member States
  • Aged 35 years or less.
  • Hold a Certificate, at the Bachelor (BSc), Master, PhD or equivalent certificate.
  • Any student who benefits from another support system or scholarship will be replaced by one on the waiting list. No cumulation.
  • Students who have already benefited from the Young Graduates Internship Program in ECOWAS Institutions are no longer eligible.
  • An internship candidate not allowed to apply in more than 2 positions

Only the selected candidates contacted for the rest of the process

A request to the ECOWAS Commissioner for Human Development and Social Affairs (HDSA) which describes the motivation of the candidate with expression of his centers of interest, as well as the candidate’s commitment to respect the terms and conditions of the internship;

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • A copy of a national Identity card, or passport.
  • A copy of the academic certificate or its equivalent.

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