Important information for students
When to apply

Every January, IAESTE CAMEROON receives over 100 internship offers abroad in exchange of offers for international students in Cameroon. The advantage of this is that these positions are reserved for students enrolled at Cameroon universities. The main application period for these positions is the month of February. From March and during the rest of the year, however, you can always benefit from a wide range of internships and apply for them.


Apply here for our paid internships abroad!

Conditions for participation


As the main requirement to participate in the IAESTE Cameroon program, students need to be enrolled in Cameroonian Universities or abroad, and Students recently graduated when registering with IAESTE.

Completion of 2nd semester

At the beginning of the internship, normally two completed semesters are necessary, however some offers are also open for students in an earlier stage of their studies.

18-35 years of age

For an IAESTE internship you must be between 18 and 35 years old.

 Students who do not meet these criteria can write our office at for special consideration.

Internship details

The duration of IAESTE traineeships is very variable: the internships range from 6 weeks to 12 months, with most internships proposed for the summer.

The employer gives a time slot when the internship should take place and fixes a minimum duration. Please compare these specifications with your own availability and include your preferred period for the internship in your application.


As an intern you will be paid a salary by your employer. The salary should cover the basic costs of living during the traineeship. However, you will have to have enough financial resources to cover all travel expenses and the cost of any activities in the host country.

Registration Fee

To register with IAESTE Cameroon costs 20$ (including VAT). This registration is valid for one year.

Participation Fee

As soon as you send us your complete application, the participation fee of 300$ .– (incl. VAT) is due. A receipt needs to be sent together with the application. Please see below for our refund policies.

For your information: The participation fee does not cover our costs. IAESTE Cameroon is financed mainly by contributions from universities, partners, sponsors, etc.

Reserved offer

If you have found your employer in a foreign country by yourself, it’s a so called reserved offer. In this case, IAESTE can assist you with the visa process. The fee for this service is 850$

Increased fees

Please note that universities only support one internship per student, which means that if you want to do a second IAESTE traineeship, you will have to pay a participation fee of 1000$

Also, in case your university does not support our exchange program, we are obliged to charge you this higher participation fee as well.

Here you can find a list of all participating universities.

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