Application Due Date: 31 st May 2019

The SEI Africa internship program supplies a special knowing chance for postgraduate (MSc and PhD) trainees and just recently finished trainees from varied scholastic backgrounds.

SEI worths variety and motivate certified females and guys to use. Our internship program belongs to capability structure activities and is created for skilled and determined people who wish to acquire understanding and find out abilities in the field of environment and advancement, and in specific, SEI’s thematic focus locations. It permits chosen prospects to acquire insight into the work of SEI and supplies training and experience in different expert fields.


SEI Africa supplies a center for SEI’s engagements throughout the continent,.
and works actively to make connections with research study and policy.
companies. The centre work has a concentrate on 4 crucial locations: Energy and.
environment modification; Natural deposits and environments; Health and.
environment; and Sustainable urbanisation. We likewise have an active.
interactions group with proficiency in task interaction methods,.
composing and social networks.

Through these 5 locations, interns at SEI Africa can take advantage of direct exposure to a large range of essential ecological and advancement concerns in Africa, accomplished through research study activities, science and policy procedures, and field work that permit them to acquire important work experience and insights.


  1. You hold a master’s degree in a field associated to our work or are presently studying an associated master’s course;-LRB- **************).
  2. You have an interest in among SEI Africa’s workspace, i.e. Energy and environment modification; Natural deposits and environments; Health and environment; and Sustainable urbanisation or interaction;-LRB- **************).
  3. Minimum internship duration is 6 months;-LRB- **************).
  4. Fluency in spoken and composed English. An extra language particularly French and Portuguese is a plus; and
  5. Concern is offered to prospects from Sub-Saharan Africa.


For candidates from the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) area, we provide a.
stipend of Kenyan Shillings 50,000 monthly (approx. US$ 500) for the.
period of the internship.

Internship applications from outdoors SSA are likewise invited, nevertheless,.
if accepted, the intern will be accountable for acquiring their own.
financing and insurance coverage for the complete period of the internship duration at.

Please keep in mind that SEI does not supply real estate, and can regrettably.
not help in discovering lodging. We will, nevertheless, help you to.
acquire a Kenyan visa that will permit you to do your internship for that.

Internship Duration

SEI Africa presently provide 2 internship durations each year: January to June and July to December. Exceptions can be made based upon specific conversations must the candidate or SEI research study group have unique requirements worrying the timing of the internship.

The internship duration is 6 months and can be just extended as soon as, for.
an additional 6 months– based upon specific efficiency and organizational.

Internship type

While the particular style of the internship is separately based, there are 2 basic types. One is generally based upon effort from the candidate that falls within the core interests and proficiency of SEI. This might consist of the writing of a Master Thesis. The other is task based with plainly specified internship jobs within the scope of our continuous work.

Application treatment

  1. Send out the following files to [email protected]
    • A letter of application, highlighting pertinent background,.
      certifications, preferred internship duration, research study interest location (i.e.
      Energy and environment modification; Natural deposits and environments; Health and.
      environment; Sustainable urbanization; or interactions) and anticipated.
      accomplishment at the end of the internship (optimum 2 pages).
    • Curriculum vitae (optimum 2 pages).
    • Current composing samples if any (not compulsory however would be valued).
  2. Prior to the start of each internship duration, shortlisted candidates are welcomed for a brief discussion and interview.
  3. Picked prospects are notified per e-mail.

To Learn More:

Check Out the Authorities Website of the SEI Africa internship program 2019

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