Graduate Internship Program

Graduate Internship Program

The West African Centre for Water, Irrigation and Sustainable Agriculture (WACWISA) at University for Development Studies (UDS) provides opportunity for students, faculty, and researchers worldwide in advancing academic and scientific research activities in Irrigation and Drainage Systems, Water Resource Management, Sustainable Agriculture, Climate Change and Food and Nutrition Security.

WACWISA is offering opportunity for internships/National Service for graduates to participate in its world-class research and promotional activities in Africa, especially in the West African sub-region. To apply for our Graduate Internship Programme, you must:


1. Have completed undergraduate studies and registered for the National Service Scheme by June, 2020.

2. Have majored in Agricultural Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Soil and Water Conservation and Management, Horticulture, Agronomy, Hydrology and Watershed Management and Engineering, Agricultural Technology, Soil Science, Natural resources Science and Management, Biology, Agriculture, Development Studies, Geography, Environmental Studies/Science or related fields.

3. Be hardworking, highly motivated and interested in promoting scientific research.

Send application documents: 2 page C.V., 1 page statement of purpose, official academic transcript and evidence of National Service registration) to:

Deadline for application is: 31st July, 2020
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The successful graduate interns will be supported with monthly stipend as top-up to their National Service allowance.

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