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The Microsoft Interns4Afrika program

The Interns4Afrika program offers graduates a chance to grow their careers through virtual training and placements in Microsoft partner organisations.

For six months, you will work in a real company and on real projects either in sales, marketing or technology while collaborating and learning from your colleagues. You also get an opportunity to become Microsoft certified which is a certification that sets you apart from your peers, making you more competitive.

The Interns4Afrika program was launched by Microsoft4Afrika in 2016 in response to demand from within its partner population and operates across the Middle East and Africa regions. It offers talented young people 6 months of full-time work with a Microsoft partner organisation, working on real projects, providing a kick start to future careers in sales, marketing or technology.

Host organisations are Microsoft Partners that come from within the Microsoft ecosystem in the private, public and non-profit sectors.

Interns4Afrika supports host organisations with the cost of recruitment, onboarding, skilling and Microsoft Certification of their potential next-generation employees. The program empowers local communities by investing in local graduates and local partners, providing real employment opportunities to young Middle Eastern and African talent to build a better future for the continent.

Microsoft Interns4Afrika has the right training path to suit your direct needs

  • Marketing path If you are passionate about telling the Microsoft story to help people and businesses throughout the world to achieve more, then the Interns4Afrika marketing path could be right for you. If you follow the marketing path. Microsoft and our partners will support you to capitalise on the opportunity technology present to connect with customers in new ways, honing your communication skills and techniques to launch your marketing career.

  • Sales path Interacting directly with customers and being on the front line in bringing the magic of software to customers and businesses is a passion point that the Sales path is keen on a building. Here, Microsoft and our partners will provide you with a dynamic toolkit to enable you to hone your sales craft and take your first steps to become a world-class sales professional.

  • Tech path Passionate about driving advances in technology to help Microsoft customers solve big problems and remain competitive in a cloud-first, mobile-first world? Then the Interns 4 Afrika technical path could just be the right path for you. Here, Microsoft and our partners will build on your existing skills and support you in learning the latest Microsoft technologies. Complete Microsoft certifications to fulfill your potential as a Microsoft technical expert.


  • You have graduated with an undergraduate or postgraduate degree within the last 3 years.

  • You are able to commit to completing a full-time 6 months internship.

  • You have a BA/BSc in a business-related or IT degree.

  • You have the right to work in the country in which you are applying.



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