Internship Opportunity For Ghanaian University Students At CDD-Ghana (Apply Now)

CDD-Ghana ( Center for Democratic Development) is pleased to announce its Democracy and Governance Internship Program for Ghanaian university students


•   To offer opportunities for three promising undergraduate and post-graduate students to develop an interest and skills in research, analysis and advocacy in Ghanaian/African democratic development and good governance in our Tamale and Accra offices


•   Prospective level 300 and 400 undergraduate and post-graduate students majoring in social sciences, humanities and law in any Ghanaian public university

Duration: A maximum period of ten (10) weeks (June 2 to August 4)

Awards: A monthly stipend of Five Hundred (500 cedis) Ghana cedis

Application Procedure:

•   Write to the Head of Programs, with a CV stating at least your program of study, level, most recent Grade Point Average (GPA) and any research experience you have
•   Indicate your interest in issues of Ghanaian/African economic or democratic development or good governance.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications must be accompanied by a word-processed essay presenting your views on the topic : “In spite of the provisions of article 199(1), which provides for a public officer to retire from public service on attaining the age of sixty years, the Constitution of Ghana also gives tenure to the heads of constitutional and governance bodies such as the Electoral Commission, commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice and the National Commission for Civic Education until age 70. What in your opinion are the implications of these provisions (tenure) to democratic governance in Ghana?”

Application must reach the Center by May 13, 2014, through direct posting; email or hand delivery

Envelopes must be clearly marked: Democracy and Governance Internship Placement

Direct Posting to:-

The Ghana Center for Democratic Governance (CDD-Ghana)
P.O. Box LG 404, Legon-Accra


Office Location:-

No. 95 Nortel Ababio
Loop, North Airport
Residential Area, Accra

Closing Date: 13 May, 2014