Internship Opportunities In Research at African Population And Health Research Center (APHRC) – Deadline: 14/04/2022

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non- governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy relevant-research on population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. The Center through its Research and Research Capacity Strengthening Divisions has opened up internship opportunities in the following projects for a period of 3-6 months starting Mid-April 2022.

  • Urban Education III.
  • Improving the quality of child-care centres through supportive assessment and ‘communities of practice’ in informal settlements in Nairobi.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the Kidogo model in empowering women and strengthening their capacities to engage in paid labor opportunities through the provision of quality childcare: an exploratory study in Nakuru County, Kenya.
  • Supporting the writing of manuscripts documenting the impact of APHRC short course trainings.
  • Evaluation of the Hygiene and Behavior Change Coalition for COVID 19 prevention: The inclusion of people with disabilities, older people, and older adults with disabilities.
  • Improvement of water services supplied by the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company in Kibera, Kenya.
  • Reckitt Study (Handwashing in Low income settlements in Kenya).
  • The Zero Hunger Initiative.
  • Challenging the Politics of Social Exclusion – Calculus of Sex Program.
  • Challenging the Politics of Social Exclusion (Incidence of abortion survey in Liberia and Sierra Leone).
  • Challenging the Politics of Social Exclusion (CPSE) – Sexual and Gender Minority.
  • Ethnography of infanticide in Senegal.
  • Barriers and opportunities to safe abortion in humanitarian settings in East Africa.
  • Kinship, Nuptiality, and Child Health Outcomes in a Low Income Urban Area.
  • The Zero Hunger Initiative (II).
  • Kenya National Adolescent Mental Health Survey.

Responsibilities– Successful candidates will be expected to:

  • Work with the assigned supervisor to develop a set of objectives for the internship, a work plan, and to deliver on the objectives
  • Work closely with an identified supervisor to provide frequent project updates, reports etc.
  • Contribute to policy engagement and strategic planning as may be needed
  • Submit an article/ publication to institutional crediting work (i.e. lay dissemination materials such as- policy/research briefs and fact sheets)
  • Make at least one brown bag presentation during their internship period at APHRC
  • Submit a written report at least 1 week before the end of their attachment at APHRC
  • Submit an internship/visiting scholar feedback form

Minimum Qualifications and Experience requirements:

At least completed your bachelors in the last six months, ongoing or completed Master’s degree in any of the following areas: population studies/demography, statistics, epidemiology, economics, social sciences, or related discipline. More information in the field of education required can be found in the individual  project write up.

  • This call is open to nationals of sub-Saharan African countries.
  • The internship will mostly be virtual.

Method of Application

Requirements – interested applicants are required to:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application through  this link  by April 14, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Cover letters should be addressed to:

Human Resources Manager

African Population and Health Research Center, Inc

APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

P.O Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

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