The Kukah Leadership Internship & Mentoring Programme

Posted on :

18 Aug, 2016

Category :

Internships in Nigeria

The Kukah Centre in partnership with the Ford Foundation invites applications for a 3- month Leadership Internship Programme for young Nigerians.

The Kukah Leadership Internship & Mentoring Programme 2016


Successful applicants will be placed in organizations relevant to their interests and qualifications in public, private and non-governmental sectors. The programme aims to mentor young Nigerians with leadership potentials who can make transformative impact on society.

Applicants must:

  • Have a minimum of First Degree/HND, acquired not more than three years post-NYSC;
  • Be under 30 years of age; and
  • Show proof of leadership promise.

Successful applicants will be placed in organizations within cities where they are domiciled as accommodation will not be provided. Interns will be paid a monthly stipend for their upkeep.

Application Deadline: 
22nd August, 2016.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Start Application

Applicants should complete the application form online, which should be accompanied by the following supporting documents:

  • A letter of intent of no more than 1,000 words clearly explaining the applicant’s career interest(s), his/her vision for Nigeria and how the programme will prepare him/her for leadership roles in the future;
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) in PDF;
  • Scanned copies of tertiary education certificates (compiled into a single PDF file); and
  • NYSC discharge certificate (scanned into a PDF file).


  • This is purely a merit-based initiative and no solicitations will be entertained.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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