Students within the energy and power industries are invited to apply and participate in this year’s African Utility Week (AUW) which takes place in Cape Town, South Africa in May.

The week celebration will also see the launch of the Young Energy and Power Professionals (YEPP).

YEPP is a network of ambitious graduates who wish to contribute to solving Africa’s power and energy issues.

The top 30 applicants who are selected will be sponsored to participate in AUW in Cape Town free of charge. These students will have complimentary access to the strategic conference and will be invited to a networking function co-hosted with Africa Internship Academy. A selection of recruiters, VIP guests and sponsoring companies will also be invited to this function.

These students will have complimentary access to the strategic conference and will be invited to a networking function co-hosted with Africa Internship Academy. A selection of recruiters, VIP guests and sponsoring companies will also be invited to this function.

A selection of recruiters, VIP guests and sponsoring companies will also be invited to this function.

Call for sponsors
Opportunities exist for organizations which have the development of African youth at heart to sponsor any number of the 30 students who will be attending the event. Interested institutions should kindly send an email to daniel.antwi@africainternshipacademy.com

Eligibility

  • Applicant should be currently enrolled as a student in an accredited University in Africa offering a degree in Energy, Gas, Power or a related field.
  • Graduates who wish to apply should not have before 2016.
  • Applicants should demonstrate a passion for solving Africa’s power and energy issues.

How to apply
Applications open on 8th February 2017   and close on 31st March 2017. Interested applicants should visit.
All applicants are requested to agree with the Guidelines for the Applications and confirm their adherence to them by signing the Application Form. All applicants are requested to submit duly filled forms and attachments by the closing

African Utility Week
The 17th annual African Utility Week is the leading conference and trade exhibition for African power, energy and water professionals and takes place from 16-18 May 2017 at the CTICC in Cape Town. The event will gather over 7000 decision makers from more than 40 countries to source the latest solutions and meet over 300 suppliers. Along with multiple side events and numerous networking functions, the event also boasts a seven track conference with over 300 expert speakers.

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The conference program will once again address the latest challenges, developments, and opportunities in the power and water sectors: ranging from generation, T&D, metering, technology, and water.

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