Voluntary Internships Kenya 2017

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The International Crisis Group’s Central Africa Project is looking for an intern to volunteer in the organisation’s Nairobi office for a suggested period of six months from 15 February 2017.

This is a desk-based position that requires a natural flair for political analysis, flexibility, intelligence and hard work, but offers an excellent opportunity for someone to learn about conflict analysis and advocacy work and gain valuable experience in a high profile international NGO.

Responsibilities for the Voluntary Internship

  • Monitoring political developments in the Central Africa region via online sources;
  • Providing assistance editing reports and briefings on conflict issues, and other documents produced by Africa program staff;
  • Preparing advocacy and research materials and attending meetings with/on behalf of the Crisis Group staff;
  • Assisting with carrying out daily press reviews and composing weekly situation reports;
  • Administrative tasks, including arranging meetings and database management; and
  • Assisting Africa program staff with everyday office needs.

Voluntary Internship Job Requirements

  • A recent graduate degree in political science, conflict studies, international relations, or similar;
  • Excellent in French and English writing and editing skills;
  • Fluent in French;
  • Computer literacy;
  • An ability to deal confidently and swiftly with a variety of demanding tasks;
  • Proven research skills in international relations or a similar subject, conflict analysis or human rights work;
  • Proven interest in and knowledge of the Central Africa region; and
  • Knowledge of local language(s) is an added advantage.

How To Apply

If interested, please apply by 18 January 2017. Click here to apply

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