Next application deadline: 1 March, 2023 

Are you seeking challenging work, intercultural understandings and a deeper insight into the workings of the political and economic center of East Africa? Do you want to be part of a dedicated team working with development cooperation in Kenya and Somalia?

The Danish Embassy in Nairobi is the largest Danish embassy in Africa, and offers a vibrant, diverse and international working environment. An internship with us will allow youto grow and develop your skills within development, international relations, climate change, trade and communication, and help you gain comprehensive professional experience that will be useful in your future career.

There are continuously six interns at the Danish Embassy in Nairobi working within the following teams:

  • The Governance and Health Team
  • The Somalia Team (2 interns)
  • The Business Team
  • The Climate and Resilience Team
  • The Results and Communications Team


Right now, applications are open for a 6-month internship from August 1, 2023 to January 31, 2024.

Deadline for application: March 1, 2023.

To apply

Send your application, CV, relevant recommendations and transcripts in a single PDF. The application must be in English, no longer than one page, and sent to by the 1st of March 2023 at 23.59 EAT (marked ‘Application for Internship + title of internship you are applying for). Please state clearly on your application if you are also applying for other positions within the Embassy.

Please note that a Danish citizenship or fulfilling one of the following requirements is required: The applicant has lived in Denmark for a longer period of time (at least 3-4 years), is admitted at a Danish University or Business School and at the time of applying has residence in Denmark.