About the AfriPop Internship Programme

The AfriPop Internship Programme is designed to take you through 4 weeks of hands on learning in the research and trading departments of Afrinvest Securities Limited. Over the course of your programme, you will be paired with a mentor who provide the necessary tutelage and advice to empower you to pursue a career in the finance industry.


There are three things you will take away from the AfriPop Internship Programme

  • First-hand, practical knowledge of trading in the financial market
  • Improved research and analytical skills
  • Prizes!
    • 1st Place: Internship and N50,000
    • 2nd Place: N35,000
    • 3rd Place: N25,000
    • 4th Place: N20,000

The perfect AfriPop Intern:

  • is in his/her penultimate or final year in an institution of higher learning;
  • has a palpable passion for finance;
  • is a progressive and articulate thinker;
  • communicates exceptionally well;
  • is willing to learn; and
  • possesses strong social and interpersonal skills.

To become our first AfriPop Intern, you must go through 4 stages:

a. The Preliminary Stage

  • Go to www.afrinvestor.com and open an Afrinvestor Pop Stockbroking account
  • Find us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter at @AfrinvestPop and follow or like the page
  • On our social media pages, there is a video announcing this internship, comment ‘Done’ on the post and tag 1 friend to follow once you have completed steps 1 and 2 above.

b. The Essay Contest: November 22 – December 7

  • Write an essay NOT MORE THAN 1,000 words on the topic: The Role of Fintech in Improving Financial Inclusion in Nigeria
  • Use Times New Roman, font size 11, double line spacing
  • Submit PDF format to afripop@afrinvest.com on/before Friday, December 7, 2018.
  • The subject of your e-mail should be AfriPop Essay Submission
  • The body of the e-mail must include your name, university, course of study and social media handles.

c. The Elevator Pitch: December 15 -22

d. The Interview: January 14 – 18

Terms and Conditions

  • This internship programme will run in our LAGOS office only.
  • The AfriPop Intern MUST be in their penultimate or final year.
  • You can only make one entry per submission.
  • If you’re shortlisted, you must be available for an interview. Only entrants with justifiable reasons for their unavailability will undergo video interviews.
  • Afrinvest reserves the rights to judge all submissions based on its chosen criteria.
  • The winner is responsible for all transportation, feeding and accommodation logistics throughout the internship.
  • The N50,000 prize is to be paid at the end of the internship with the option of a cash transfer to either a bank or brokerage account.
  • Afrinvest reserves the right to use photos and videos of entrants as promotional materials going forward.

To find out more, please see below our contact information:

Titilayo: +234 806 4163 665

Ayorinde: +234 802 8180 822

Email – afripop@afrinvest.com

Contact Us

+234 (1) 270 1680
27 Gerard Road, Ikoyi,

Lagos, Nigeria