How to build a strategic hiring plan for your organization

  For the past 5 years, have been helping People Initiative Foundation (PIF) to source for right talents for its projects which includes the Africa Academy Internship , Talents Community, Promobile GH and Africa Dialogues. One thing I can boldly say about this role has been the number of people I come into contact during... Continue Reading →


AIA-NSS Capacity Building Workshops sees huge turnout in regional capitals!

To enable it deliver on its mission of reducing the rate of unemployment on the  continent by grooming young talent to be change agents who would transform  their society, the Africa Internship Academy (AIA) has partnered with the  National Service Scheme to hold Capacity Building Workshops for all prospective  National Service Personnel across the country. The program which is currently  underway seeks to equip 50,000 National Service Persons across the country with  the following skills:    ●Improved skills in transforming complex information into concise formats,   ●Including visual designs.   ●Developed soft and professional skills valuable toward career employability.   ●Been prepared to be global citizens dedicated to social responsibility.   ●Expanded their social and professional network.   ●Had the opportunity to implement theoretical knowledge in a practical and   ●Professional setting.     They will also be able to:     ●Identify opportunities based on their strengths and weaknesses   ●draw up a practical game plan for themselves           According to Emmanuel Leslie Addae the Africa Regional Research & Strategy  Manager of AIA “this program is part of extending AIA’s reach beyond its flagship  monthly Internships which exposes and equips young people with skills to excel in  work and life. He explained that AIA had just graduated it’s forth Cohort and was  preparing for the 5th”.    Leslie said that AIA was Africa’s first youth-employment accelerator program that  trains students and graduates to gain entrepreneurial and employable skills for the  job market. He further stated that AIA’s programs help candidates launch their  careers by giving them intensive employable skills and also partnering with  businesses/institutions to develop or enhance their diversity recruitment and  inclusion strategies.  Capacity Workshops have so far been held in the following Wa, Bolgatanga,  Tamale, Sekondi-Takoradi and Cape-Coast.  Mr. Addae speaking from his current station at the Sunyani Workshop said that he  was excited by the turnout so far.  He said cities left to cover were Kumasi,  Koforidua, Ho and Accra.  Emmanuel expressed gratitude to sponsors for this event: Google Ghana, Ecobank  Ghana, Herbalife Ghana, Pisen Ghana and ACCA.   Mr. Addae has invited companies and organisations who see the value in nurturing  and mentoring the vision, talents and ideas of young people to come on board  and sponsor AIA’s initiatives. “We will naturally pursue our goals on the strength  of our own resources, skills and initiative. But we know that we will be more  successful when we do this in partnership with the world.” He said.  To follow happenings in the various regions kindly visit @followaia on twitter,  Facebook and Instagram to keep updated. For more information on the ongoing  Capacity Workshops kindly visit  Media Enquiries​ Africa Internship Academy​ Tel. +233 (0) 0277920152 

YOUth Harness 2017 a huge success

As part of preparations towards the Africa Unity Day celebrations, the Africa Internship Academy (AIA) in collaboration with Junior Achievement (JA) Ghana and the National Youth Authority organized “YOUth Harness 2017, a Job Shadow program on 24th May 2017 for Secondary school students (“shadows”) from two Senior High Schools in Accra. The aim of the... Continue Reading →

Internship Opportunities in Media and Communications in June/July 2017

Africa Internship Academy (AIA) in collaboration with Brand Trendz   is offering internship placements for Media and Communication students from June to July 2017. Eligible candidates must be currently enrolled in a University or Polytechnic and must have completed their 2nd year. Candidates who are in their final year are not eligible. Interns can select any of these professional areas to intern when... Continue Reading →

Junior Achievement Ghana and Africa Internship Academy launches Job Shadow Program for Senior High Schools in Ghana.

Junior Achievement (JA) Ghana and the African Internship Academy (AIA) announce Youth Harness 2017, a Job Shadow program slated for May 24. YOUth Harness aims to take 300 students (“shadows”) from Senior High Schools in Accra and match them with professionals (“hosts”) for a day of mentoring, giving students a glimpse into life as professionals... Continue Reading →

Next Cohort begins in April!

Africa Internship Academy is happy to announce the commencement of its 3rd Work Integrated Learning Program (WILP) on Monday, 10th April 2017. Often, students are reluctant to pursue internships because they worry they'll be stuck doing menial tasks like getting coffee or making copies … this is where Africa Internship Academy is different! Our Work... Continue Reading →

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