Research Analyst Intern Opportunity at Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Vacant Position: Research Analyst Intern

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Description: Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is a research and advisory organization that pursues twin missions of advancing behavioral science and alleviating poverty.

We work with researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers to conduct rigorous field and laboratory-based experimental studies in behavioral economics in developing countries and apply research outcomes to real-world problems. We are headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya with active project operations in Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Nigeria.

We are currently taking applications for qualified individuals to join our team in Nairobi, Kenya. This is a 3-month internship program that enables interns to gain work experience and develop professional skills in the area of research, design and data analysis in behavioral economics.

Does this sound interesting?

If so, are you looking to:

  • Handle a full range of project components.
  • Develop reports on analysis conducted, providing recommendations and making formal presentations to communicate results to various management levels.
  • Demonstrate initiative in brainstorming and identifying alternative solutions to issues in the project.
  • Help in designing effective survey instruments and coordinating all activities associated with the survey study including formatting, scanning, analyzing, summarizing and presenting results, writing reports highlighting key findings and making presentations of results.
  • Support qualitative and quantitative field research activities.
  • Analyze pilot results to refine initial hypotheses to testable prototypes.
  • Perform any other duties assigned.


  • Degree in Social Sciences, Financial Economics, Economics and Statistics Systems, or an equivalent degree. Candidates from Private and Public Universities are highly preferred.
  • Graduate university students who have just completed their degree and are interested in pursuing a career in Research and Behavioral Economics.
  • Strong attention to detail and project requirements.
  • Familiarity with qualitative, quantitative, research, data analytic and good computer literacy skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills (both written and spoken).
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced and occasionally demanding environment.
  • Available to start the internship on the 4th of June 2018.

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