Intership in Africa

E4Impact internship in Africa

MSc and MBA students from international universities have the possibility to do an internship in one of the African Countries where E4Impact manages its MBA in Impact Entrepreneurship in partnership with Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) and local universities.

The interns will assist the Business Coach of the MBA in his daily activities, carrying out the following tasks:

  • assisting the Coach during coaching and mentoring sessions with the MBA participants, with a focus on strategy and economic sustainability of their business;
  • supporting the local E4Impact MBA Team in planning and managing:
    • in-class periods;
    • distance learning periods;
    • MBA events (for the current and the next edition);
    • marketing, selection & recruitment for the upcoming MBA edition.

Available Countries

The internship is available in the following Countries (in brackets the language spoken in the Country):

Basic requirements for application

Students who wish to apply for this internship shall:

  • be enrolled in an MSc or MBA program in Economics, Management, Finance or similar (preferably at the last year);
  • be proficient in the language spoken in the available Countries (English or French);
  • have an excellent ability to adapt to new situations and cross-cultural contexts;
  • in case of curricular internship*, respect all the University’s requirements.

Applicants will be evaluated and selected based on:

  • conformity with the basic requirements;
  • interview managed by the E4Impact Team;
  • ceteris paribus, chronological order of the application.

*UCSC includes E4Impact internship in the so-called “curricular internships,” that provide credits and offer small financial support. Other Universities could manage a similar project, defining an agreement with one or more of the African Universities involved. The E4Impact Team is available to facilitate this process.

General info


From 2 to 3 months;


  • February – April
  • May – July
  • September – November

According to applicants’ particular needs, different periods can be considered.
Applicants can express their preference on period and Country, but the availability of the indicated period/Country cannot be guaranteed.


This is an unremunerated internship. All the expenses (flight tickets, visa, insurance, eventual vaccines, food, accommodation, and all the other local expenses) are at interns’ own cost. They approximately range of 2.500 Euro (depending on the Country) for the whole period.

The accommodation is in an accredited structure near the local partner University. If the University where the intern is enrolled has special programs for outbound students, the intern could benefit from that and get financial support.


For more information, write to luca.colombo@unicatt.it.