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Intern at the Embassy

The interns for the Fall semester 2017 have been selected. The announcements for internships for the Spring semester 2018 will be published on this page at a later point in time.


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.

6 months – 1st of February to 31st of July, or 1st of August to 31st of January.

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 the next round of applicants is 22. September 2017!

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