Deadline: March 10, 2022
Open Job

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

APHRC seeks a Multimedia and Communications Intern to learn and work with the Data Science and Evaluation research team. The team has developed the Implementation Network for Sharing Population Information from Research Entities (INSPIRE) ( The goal is to build a network for users and producers of longitudinal, population-based health data that includes a data hub that will produce Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR) data that can be used by researchers and policy makers to answer important policy relevant questions.


The intern will support the enhancement of the Network’s visual identity through the development of innovative multimedia assets for our website, social media platforms and print products that are specific to Data Science and Evaluation projects within INSPIRE.

  • Support production of video content for the website and social media platforms (pre-production, recording, and editing);
  • Designing posters, flyers and infographics;
  • Updating content on INSPIRE’s website;
  • Manage digital archive and maintain an organized file-management system of images and video clips; and
  • Assist with production of Monthly e-newsletter with partners.

Qualifications and competencies:

  • At an advanced stage of their degree program in Communications, Journalism, Film Production, Public Relations or any other related field. Diploma level candidates will also be considered.
  • Strong proficiency in the Adobe Suite (particularly Premiere Pro, InDesign/ illustrator) or an equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in graphic design, video production and photography.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and collaboration skills.
  • Creative, resourceful and eager to learn.
  • Interest in promoting Data Science and Evaluation products

Additional information:

The successful candidate will be engaged full time (40 hours/ week) for a period of 5 months. They should be comfortable working remotely for the duration of the internship.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application and include:

  • 1- page cover letter;
  • 1-page resume;
  • Official/unofficial transcripts; and
  • Two samples of projects worked on relevant to the role

via email to with the subject ‘Communications Intern’ by March 10, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer

African Population and Health Research Center, Inc

APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

P.O Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi


APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.