APHRC Education and Youth Empowerment Unit (EYE) Internship Opportunity

Vacancy – Internship Opportunity

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental 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 June 08, 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

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APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children

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Updated: May 24, 2018 — 3:24 pm