oil fund


Internship Program

The State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan supports sustainable development by actively participating in the financing of major education, energy, transport and investment projects. In doing so, we are executing the strategy of transforming hydrocarbon capital into human capital. With more focus on capacity building, SOFAZ creates new opportunities for talented young people.

In this sense, our priority is to attract talents, train professionals of international level and build a corporate culture in which employees work together based on mutual trust and common vision. SOFAZ actively participates in career fairs and other platforms organized by educational institutions, as well as implements internship programs for graduates. Taking into account our successful experience in organizing internship programs, SOFAZ announces Summer Internship Program.

The internship program is designed for the last year bachelors and master students, as well as 2021 graduates. The internship program organized by SOFAZ will play an essential role in the career development and future plans of the students and graduates.

The Internship program is organized in the following departments of SOFAZ:

Investment Department

Education: Business Administration (Finance Orientation), Finance or Economics

Risk management Department

Education: Finance, Statistics mathematics or related fields

Settlements Department

Education: Accounting, Finance or related fields

Accounting Department

Education: Accounting or Banking

  • Being a fresh graduate or last year student as well as master students;
  • Ability to read, write and speak in Azerbaijani and English fluently (knowledge of additional language would be considered as an advantage);
  • Proficient user of MS Office software (knowledge of additional applications would be considered as an advantage)
  • High academic performance would be considered as an additional advantage.
  • Internship experience at one of the most renowned sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in the world;
  • Educational and training experience covering capital markets and investments management, development of field knowledge, analytical approach, and fundamental analysis skills in solving advanced problems in asset management
  • Gaining valuable experience in the relevant field by working on practical tasks;
  • Opportunities for growth and gaining practical knowledge.

Duration and format of the program:

The duration of the internship program is 1 month. The internship program is non-paid.

Selection process

The selection process consists of 2 stages.

In the first stage, candidates are expected to send their CVs to the following e-mail address, indicating the department’s name in the subject line and filling out the required form through the link below.

Email: GraduateProgram@oilfund.az

The deadline for applications is May 30, 2022.

In the second stage, shortlisted candidates will be invited to a group interview session.