U.S. African Development Foundation interns have the opportunity to make hands-on contributions to exciting new programs that are growing African economies from the grassroots level up.  USADF interns often learn skills and gain exposure to innovations that can help advance their careers.   We are looking for enthusiastic, bright, college and graduate school students, and recent graduates who can take the initiative to advance our impactful work, supporting African-owned enterprises which are improving lives in poor and vulnerable communities in Africa. 


SUMMER 2019 Opportunities:  Intern with USADF in Washington, D.C. -  Applications are now closed. 

FALL 2019 and Future Opportunities:  USADF currently is determining our capacity for interns during the 2019 fall and 2020 winter/spring semesters.

DETAILS:    Read our FAQs

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED:  E-mail with your

·         Cover letter, including

§  your availability starting September 2019 or later

§  your interest in full-time or part-time (and for how many hours/week)

§  your skills, learning goals, and area(s) of interest, such as Programs, Finance, or Communications. 

·         Resume

·         Short writing sample (2 pages or less)


The U.S. African Development Foundation is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, creed, political affiliation, marital status, age or any other non-merit reason.