PSC Extends Deadline for Application of 8000 Internship Vacancies

PSC Extends Deadline for Application of 8000 Internship Vacancies,

PSC Extends Deadline for Application of 8000 Internship Vacancies

The Public Service Internship Programme (PSIP) is a Government youth empowerment programme whose main objective is to offer college graduates the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and build skills in order to enhance their chances for employment, networking and entrepreneurship.

The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948; Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments; At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission

The Public Service Commission (PSC) is pleased to announce extension of application period of recruitment of the 8000 interns (Cohort 6) under PSIP for the Financial Year 2023/2024 for seven (7) days from 17th August, 2023 to 23rd August, 2023

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to an internship position, a candidate must
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university
  • Have graduated not early than the year 2017; and
  • Be proficient in computer skills

Internship Duties and Responsibilties

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Completing duties mutually agreed upon and assigned by the supervisor
  • Documenting relevant skills acquired in their areas of deployment and
  • Actively participating in any relevant mentorship activities and additional responsibilities designed for the programme

Duration of Internship

Twelve (12) months – Non renewable


The interns will be paid a stipend at a rate as determined by the governmenr


On successful completion of the internship programme, the interns will be awarded a certificate.

Interested and qualified graduates are requested to make their applications through the commission’s job portal accessible through or by 23rd August, 2023