Internship Opportunities in a NGO in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Internship Opportunities in a NGO in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

ILRI works to improve
food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries
through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is
the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal
agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia,
it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast
Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa.

Capacity development is
an important part of the institute’s mandate and cuts across all its research
and development areas.

The Position:

Internships are
short-term academic training for young professionals who join ILRI for a short
period (usually 3 months or less but can be up to 6 months in length) as part
of their academic curriculum and are expected to resume their studies upon
completion of their internship. The internship aims at helping students connect
theory to practice, as well as nurturing young minds into livestock agriculture.

Interns work five days
per week under the supervision and mentorship of a staff member in the
department or program to which they are assigned.


Applicants must at the
time of application meet the following requirements:

  •   Be
    enrolled for an undergraduate university degree program, with at least one
    full semester to completion. Through strategic partnerships, ILRI also
    provides internship opportunities to students enrolled for diploma and
    certificate programs, as well as senior high school students.
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    Proficiency in English.

Terms of appointment: ILRI offers a stipend to cover living expenses as well as

Interested candidates
who meet the criteria above are encouraged to submit their application letter,
detailed CV, motivation letter and university internship request letters.
Applications should be addressed to the Head of Capacity Development.

We thank all applicants
for the interest in taking their internship at ILRI. Due to the large volume of
applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, on
a continuous basis, as opportunities arise within ILRI programs.

ILRI does not charge a
fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting,
processing or training). ILRI also does not concern itself with information on
applicants’ bank accounts.

To find out more about
ILRI, visit our websites at

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