Council of Governors Legal & Human Rights



Legal & Human Rights Committee Internship at The Council Of Governors

The Council of Governors (CoG) is established under Section 19 of the Intergovernmental Relations Act 2012 with the mandate to provide a mechanism for consultation amongst County Governments, share information on performance of the counties in execution of their functions, facilitate capacity building for governors, and consider reports from other intergovernmental forums on national and county interests amongst other functions (Section 20).

Overall responsibility

Support the Legal and Technical Departments in Legislative Monitoring and Research.

Responsibilities for the Legal & Human Rights Internship

  • The specific duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Monitoring Bills from the Senate and National Assembly;
  • Monitoring the Hansard and Order Papers at the Senate and the National Assembly;
  • Monitoring the Kenya Gazette; and
  • Legislative and other Research.

Qualifications for the Legal & Human Rights Internship

  • Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) from a recognized university;
  • Experienced in undertaking comprehensive research;
  • Outstanding Interpersonal, analytical and communication skills;
  • Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to detail;
  • A high level of computer literacy and proficient in written and spoken English and Kiswahili; and
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Reporting and supervision:
  • The legal intern shall report to the Director Legal Services at the Council’s Secretariat.


The contract is for a period of six (6) months.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send a CV, cover letter, copies of ID, certificates and testimonials to [email protected] and indicate the name of the position you are applying for as the Email subject.