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.

  • 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.

Are you ready to join to gain real work experience?

Join our dynamic team of highly skilled professionals, and have the opportunity to acquire the most in-demand innovation and skills in the finance sector. You will participate in daily real work processes to develop both your professional and personal skills and gain practical experience.

We invite all new graduates who completed their Bachelor's, Master's, or MBA degrees in 2022 and 2023, as well as students in their 3rd and 4th year of Bachelor's degree and Master's or MBA programs with high academic achievements, to join this program.


- Must be fluent in both Azerbaijani and English (knowledge of additional languages is an advantage).

- Proficiency in MS Office programs, especially Excel and PowerPoint, is essential (ability to work with other programs is an advantage).

Eligible candidates will be invited to participate in a test related to the field, a group discussion, and an individual interview session. More detailed information about these stages will be provided individually to the candidates.

You will be able to choose one of the below departments:

FunctionField of Study
Investment DepartmentBusiness Administration, Finance, or Economics
Investment Operations DepartmentAccounting and Law
Risk Management DepartmentFinance, Economics, or Mathematics
Energy Projects DepartmentBusiness Management, Finance, or Economics
Budget and Projects DepartmentEconomics
Accounting DepartmentAccounting, Audit, or Finance
Settlements DepartmentAccounting, Banking, or Finance
Information Systems and Digital Operations DepartmentComputer Science, Computer Engineering, or Applied Mathematics
Human Resources DepartmentHuman Resources or Public Relations
Procurement DepartmentBusiness Administration, Law, Finance, or Economics
Legal DivisionLaw
Public Relations DivisionPublic Relations, Marketing, or Journalism

The duration of the program is from June to July 2024 (unpaid).

The deadline for applications is May 5, 2024.

We look forward to seeing you in the internship program.