West Cape Strategy Group (publicly traded as West Cape) is a rapidly growing global tech company based in Accra, Ghana that uses technological tools to solve Africa’s most complex problems. We deploy an unmatched combination of market data and technology to solve complex business problems and engineer innovative market solutions. We provide both commercial and free-to-access research on how technology is constantly affecting the public as well private sectors in Africa. At this time, we are implementing a project called Africa Tech Policy Forum – a body of stakeholders whose functions are to research and design Africa’s next Tech Policy Proposals.
We are currently deploying the following products on the market:
West Cape: an online bank that makes access to financial as well as professional services cheaper.
EsiCom: an online store that trades in African goods and connects traders to global markets.
E-Power Africa: a disruptive technology that makes power management cheaper and simpler in Africa.
Our 2017 International Internship Program (IIP-17) provides opportunities for outstanding undergraduate and graduate students as well as early-stage professionals from Asia, Europe, South Africa and USA to intern with us for three to six months over the summer (and beyond).
We require interns with expertise in programming, coding, web development and technology research.
Interns must be between the ages of 18-30. Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Interns will work in teams with nationals from other countries.
Internship Benefits and Highlights
Interns will have the opportunity to be part of Africa’s rapid technological revolution.
Interns will be presented a recommendation letter at the completion of the internship program.
Interns will be offered travel opportunities to some of Ghana’s historic sites on monthly basis.
And many more benefits depending on the interest of the intern.
Timelines and application process
We are currently accepting application till 28 April 2017.
To apply for the program, send a cover letter in addition to your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: West Cape IIP-17. The cover letter should be addressed to:
External Affairs Director, West Cape
No. 23 Akoto Bamfo Street, off Agbogba Road,
North Legon, Accra-Ghana
Travel and accommodation expenses are to be borne by the intern. However, West Cape will make provisions for all work-related expenses.
We have partnered with one of Ghana’s most reputable travel agencies, Cedi Travel to facilitate all activities regarding travel and accommodation for the interns.
Visit website: http://ceditravels.com
Contact Cedi Travels:
Phone: 023 370 4470
If you wish to contact West Cape for any clarification concerning the IIP-17, kindly send an e-mail to email@example.com or call: +233 24 240 5302.