Eligibility Criteria

To participate in the Professional Internship Program, potential candidates should comply with the following eligibility criteria:

  • Hold an Albanian passport and be permanent resident in Albania.
  • Have minimum three to five years of full time professional experience and proven track record of professional excellence and achievement in any of the following fields: Education, Technology & Innovation, Business & Entrepreneurship, Tourism & Ecotourism, Culture.
  • Ability to identify and analyze any gaps in the field of expertise and how will this internship benefit to the development of both the applicant and relevant field.
  • Have oral and written English language proficiency sufficient to excel in a professional setting. Application, selection process and interview are organized in English.
  • Ability to self-fund a portion of their living expenses up to 10% of total cost of participation.
  • Have a strong character with integrity, drive, and the ability to self-manage and work independently.
  • Agree to return and reside to Albania for a minimum of two years to make a significant contribution to the relevant field.
  • Willing to continue close collaboration with alumni group and AADF upon return.

* This program is not eligible for candidates who do not have 3 years of full time working experience after finalizing their studies.

* This program is not eligible for candidates who do have a background in Health Education.