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Intern at the Embassy

The Embassy is currently not looking for new interns.

NB! The Embassy is currently not looking for new interns.

Ghana is one of Danida’s priority countries and the Embassy in Accra serves as the centre for the partnership between Ghana and Denmark within development aid, political cooperation, and commercial engagements. Denmark’s cooperation with Ghana is in a period of transition, and Denmark is entering into a new strategic partnership with Ghana focusing on political and commercial cooperation. However, the next couple of years, development aid still have an important role to play at the Embassy.

An internship at the Danish Embassy in Accra is a unique opportunity to experience developmental politics, as well as political and commercial cooperation at close range.

The Danish Embassy in Accra offers the following internships for six months:

Communication and Public Diplomacy
Development Cooperation
Trade and Investment

Qualifications and Requirements
When the internships are posted on this website, both Danish nationals and foreign students can apply if they have a B.Sc. and are enrolled in postgraduate studies. Foreign students, however, must have lived in Denmark the last 3-4 years, be studying at a Danish University, and at time of applying be living in Denmark.

You further have to be fluent in written and spoken Danish and English. Please note that you can only have one internship within the Danish Foreign Service.

Application and Deadline
The application must be written in English (Max. 1 A4-page). Application, CV and relevant diplomas should be sent to the Embassy by email at with the desired internship in the subject line. Deadline for applications is 23rd of September 2018 23.39 Hrs (Danish Time).

If you have any questions you are welcome to contact the Embassy: and write 'Question about internship' in the subject line.

For additional information about Internships at Danish Missions abroad, please click here.


Embassy of Denmark
67, Dr. Isert Road
North Ridge
P.O. Box CT 596
Accra - Ghana

Tel.: +233 (0) 30 220 8730
Mobile: +233 (0) 54 011 6703 - Only in the Embassy's opening hours



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Communication and Public Diplomacy

Development Cooperation

Trade and Investment