Internship for a Documentalist
The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) is an international non-profit policy think tank whose mission is to translate and enable utilisation of research evidence in policy-making in the fields of Population Change and Sustainable Development, Health Systems Strengthening, Education and Skills Development (Transformative Education) and Strengthening Capacity for demand and use of Research Evidence in policy-making spaces in Africa.
We work to bridge the gap between research, policy and practice by enabling use of research evidence in decision-making aimed at addressing various development challenges in Africa.
With our Head Office in Nairobi-Kenya and a branch office in Lilongwe-Malawi, we are seeking experienced and highly motivated individual(s) to fill the following position(s).
AFIDEP seeks to offer a six-month internship to a recently graduated documentalist or librarian or information resources management professional.
The internship provides an opportunity for the successful candidate to put their knowledge and skills to work in organising the Institute’s information collection.
The successful candidate will work under the guidance of AFIDEP’s Communications Officer and other team members.
Specific tasks to be undertaken are below.
Responsibilities (Objectives and Tasks)
1. Organise AFIDEP’s information collection
2. Facilitate the operationalisation of the library / resource centre as an access point for present and future print information resources.
3. Support other communication functions (if time allows)
Qualifications / Expertise
Engagement terms: The engagement will be an internship for a period of six months, with a monthly transport and subsistence allowance of Kshs. 40,000.
How to apply:
(1) one-page cover letter;
(2) CV of not more than 5 (five) pages-including 3 (three) relevant referees;
(3) 1 (one) page motivation statement detailing career goals and interests to the contact below by 2nd June 2017.
Application letters should have the title of the position as the subject as well as subject of email for email applicants.
Only qualified applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
Finance and Administration Manager
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