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African Population and Health Research Center Internship 2020

African Population and Health Research Center Internship 2020

Country: Kenya
City: Nairobi
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Application calls for African Population and Health Research Center Internship 2020 for graduate students. 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 internship is an opportunity for postgraduate students to develop a deep appreciation of various elements of research through the attachment in a highly active research environment. The Research Center currently has three internship vacancies starting from April 2020 which will last for 3-6 months.

Role of Intern 

Under the guidance of an assigned supervisor, the intern role will set project goals, create action and implementation-to-completion plan of action. In particular, the candidate will be performing the following tasks

  • Coordinating with the research unit/project to determine the research objectives.
  • Providing periodic project updates and reports as well as contributing to policy engagement.
  • Presenting in at least one Brown bag presentation during the internship period.
  • Submitting a final report one week before the end of the internship.
  • Furthermore, the intern will also submit an internship feedback form at the end of the assignment.

Who can apply?

This is a graduate internship. All the African graduate students willing to undertake a 3-6 months internship placement on  African Population and Health Research Center can apply for this position.


  • Copies of academic certificates and also a letter of recommendation showcasing suitability for the internship.
  • Candidates must specify their preferred top two projects from the list below. More details on the projects are in the APHRC website.
  • Evaluating a service model for management of hypertension and diabetes among low and middle- income patients enrolled on M-TIBA in Nairobi, Kenya;
  • Changing Food Systems in Kenya and Malawi and the Challenge of Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance.
  • Also, the right to Food under the Maternal and Child Wellbeing.
  • Quality of post-abortion care project in Burkina Faso, Kenya, and Nigeria.
  • Furthermore, mapping scholarship and scholars on aging in sub-Saharan Africa.

How to apply?

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their application letter and CV in English to [email protected] with the subject “Research Intern”. The last day to apply for the African Population and Health Research Center Internship is February 24, 2020.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline24 February,2020
OrganizerAfrican Population and Health Research Center
Contact the organizer [email protected]



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