2013-10-02 10:48:23

Morocco can be an interesting destination for young foreign nationals looking for internship opportunities. Here is how to find an internship in Morocco.

Morocco offers many opportunities each year to students seeking professional experiences. If you want to do an internship in Morocco, here is everything you need to know about the procedures.

Internship opportunities

Do you dream of doing an internship in Morocco? The different Moroccan cities offer many opportunities for international students. Given the accelerated economic development and the establishment of new businesses in the country, the demand for labour has increased. To overcome the lack of competence in specific areas, internship opportunities are growing fast.

 Good to know:

During your internship in Morocco, you will be subjected to the local labour law. The remuneration of the student is at the discretion of the employer. He has no obligation to pay you unless you have an agreement in this regard. However, there may be a possibility of getting hired at the end of the internship, depending on the needs of the company.

Procedures

To do an internship in Morocco, you may need to apply for a visa if you are not from one of the countries that allow 90 days in the country before applying.  You may need to have a certificate proving your internship offer. Note that you must have sufficient funds to support yourself for the duration of your internship in Morocco, and a certificate of support in order to find somewhere to live. It is a good idea to have some kind of written confirmation before traveling to Morocco to start your internship.  Here is some more information on visas for Morocco.

Find an internship in Morocco

To find internship opportunities, the best way is to search online for job and internship sites.  There are several programs directed at students who wish to spend a semester in an unpaid internship abroad. Word of mouth is also a great way to find opportunities if you are already living in Morocco.

 Useful links:

Tanmia (NGO jobs and internships)
Go Overseas
Go Abroad
Projects Abroad

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