Internship opportunities at SID Kenya

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The Society for International Development (SID) seeks to expand its capacities by recruiting dynamic Kenyan nationals for the position of:
Programme InternSID is an international network of individuals and organizations founded in 1957 to promote social justice and foster democratic participation in the development process.

Through locally-driven programmes and activities, SID strengthens collective empowerment, facilitates dialogue and knowledge-sharing on people-centered development strategies, and promotes policy change towards inclusiveness, equity and sustainability.

Today, SID positions itself in a space of action that is policy oriented and builds on multi-disciplinary dialogues, future-minded thinking and scenarios-based and holistic policy planning.

Scope of Work: Located in the Nairobi office, the position will enhance the capacity of the Equity and Inclusion Programme a SID initiative designed to advance policy research on inequalities, build civil society capacity to engage in the inequalities discourse as well facilitate policy dialogue and advocacy within Africa.

Responsibilities: 

The intern will assist with the following:
  • Keep a variety of manual and electronic files and records;
  • Collect and compile data relevant for future reference and use within SID
  • Maintain a vibrant social media presence for SID
  • Provide support to programme staff, consultants as may be required to deliver programme goals;
  • Provide logistical support to key programme areas e.g. with travel arrangements, scheduling of meetings;
  • Respond to inquiries and provide on-demand information about the Equality and Inclusion Programme activities;
  • Keep and provide information on available and forthcoming research products from SID in various policy areas.
Eligibility:
  • This internship typically seeks candidates in the following fields: economics, human development (public health, education, nutrition, gender and population), social science (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, international trade , as well as other related fields
  • A confident communicator with good editorial and internet research skills;
  • Knowledge of and interest in equality and social justice;
  • Demonstrated professional use of social media e.g. Twitter, Facebook among others;
  • Experienced use of computer programmes including MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint etc.;
  • Ability to provide administrative support in organising activities and events;
  • Experience documenting and sharing programme experience for learning;
  • Fluency in French is an asset

 

   How to Apply

   

How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) including your Twitter handle and three references to [email protected]The email subject line must clearly show the job title Programme Intern. The closing date is Wednesday 10th June 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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