Apply for the Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede’s Leaving the Tarmac Internship & Mentoring Programme


As part of the global launch of Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede is offering internships to five exceptional young Nigerians.

This internship programme is Aig-Imoukhuede bringing the action to his desire to inspire young people to do great things and not be left behind.


  • To engage youth who possess grit, tenacity, and diligence in a year-long intensive internship and mentoring programme.
  • To provide an opportunity for programme participants to gain hands-on experience in challenging work environments, developing the skills and knowledge required to excel and advance in their careers.
  • To inspire programme participants by providing them with learning opportunities through regular mentoring meetings with Mr. Aig-Imoukhuede and other senior executives.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • 12-month internship in one of Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede’s organisations
  • Four one-to-one, one-hour mentoring sessions and two group mentoring sessions/interactions with Mr. Aig-Imoukhuede
  • Interns will receive a salary.


Applications open on 27 April 2021. Only online applications will be considered.

In the online application form, you will be asked to upload the following

  • Write and upload a 250-word personal statement stating why you should be chosen for this Mentored Internship Programme.
  • Write and upload a document telling us your own Leaving the Tarmac story in 500 words

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a compulsory short, online interview. Successful candidates will be announced in mid-May 2021.

Visit the official website of the Leaving the Tarmac Internship and Mentorship Programme 


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