The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, nongovernmental organization committed to conducting high quality and policy-relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. APHRC seeks to engage an intern for an initial period of 6 months, to be attached to the Education and Youth Empowerment Unit (EYE).
The ideal person will be someone who is looking to develop a career in the field research in education.
Duties and responsibilities
Undertake literature reviews of key project areas of interest, including identifying data gaps, opportunities and priorities for action, as needed.
Contribute to preparation of project dissemination materials such as reports and briefing papers.
Participate in workshops, meetings, conferences and other project relevant activities, and report on the proceedings.
Provide support in the day-to-day project management activities.
Support the organization, implementation and follow-up of key project events such as workshops, meetings and webinars.
Help with other project activities as requested by the project manager.
Must have completed a masters degree program in a development related field such as economics, education, sociology, development studies or equivalent in the last six months.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Possess research skills such as undertaking literature reviews.
Demonstrated skills and experience in use of Microsoft office packages.
Precision and excellent analytical skills.
A good understanding of the education context in Kenya and East Africa will be an added advantage.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal http://hrs.aphrc.org by 31st January 2018. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center
P.O. Box 10787 – 00100 GPO