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CAI Internship Programme: Call for applications

CAI Internship Programme CAI offers two programmes which run on six-monthly cycles and are open to aspiring post-graduate students with an interest in Africa.

The programmes are un-remunerated and web-based (no need to relocate).

Positions are available in the following programmes:

Research Assistant Programme

  • Assist experienced analysts with development of research papers in fields ranging from business, finance and clean energy to human rights, democracy and public health, amongst others.
  • Develop graphics
  • Desktop research
  • Compile data
  • Analyse and write research reports

Africa Conflict Monitor (ACM) Research Associate Programme

  • Assist with production of this monthly publication through writing and conducting research on conflicts in all five African regions and compiling political, business and economic assessments for various African countries.
  • View ACM here: http://bit.ly/1aLecqH

Who should apply:

CAI programmes are open to Master’s and Doctoral students in applicable fields of study (Economics, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, etc).

Applicants should:

  • possess strong writing and research skills;
  • have an interest in, and a passion for Africa;
  • be motivated to acquire relevant experience and exposure;
  • be diligent and reliable; and
  • have relevant experience.

When to apply

Next rounds will run from 1 July 2015 to 31 December 2015. Apply before 24 June 2015.

How to apply

Interested parties are invited to submit: (1) their CV, (2) a brief motivation letter, (3) and two examples of previously written work to CAI’s Human Resources department - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Indicate which programme you are applying for.


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