Junior Legislative Fellows Programme at State University of New York – Kenya Office (SUNY-Kenya)

On Saturday, November 10th, 2012
Call for Applications: Junior Legislative Fellows Programme
 
The State University of New York– Kenya Office (SUNY-Kenya) is implementing a Parliamentary Strengthening Program in support of the Kenya Parliament.
 
The Program is supported by USAID/Kenya and UKaid.
 
The Program invites applications from highly motivated young Kenyans interested in participating in its Junior Legislative Fellows Programme. 
 
The programme is a unique opportunity for university graduates interested in a legislative and public service career to link their theoretical knowledge with
the actual work of legislation and public policy formulation. 
 
During the 9-month programme, Junior Fellows are exposed to Kenya’s legislative environment and have an opportunity to work with elected representatives, as well as, build their leadership skills. 
 
Junior Fellows work closely with parliamentary committees and technical departments, such as, the research and budget departments of the Kenya National Assembly.
 
Candidates should have the following minimum qualifications:-
 
1. Must be holders of Second Class Honors (Upper Division) degree or have
attained a GPA of 3.0 and above in their field of study. Candidates who hold
degrees in Information Sciences, Finance/ Economics, Law, or any other
related Social Sciences will have an added advantage.
 
2. Must not be more than 27 years of age and must have graduated from a
chartered Kenyan University.
 
Applications, including a CV, copy of degree certificate and other relevant testimonials, a personal statement (maximum 1000 words), letters of two referees, one of which must come from the applicant’s University, a copy of your national ID, your email and mobile telephone contacts should be received
not later than Friday, November 30, 2012.
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
 
Review of applications and consequential engagement will be subject to the approval of the Kenya Parliament.
 
Please send your applications to:
 
The Director
State University of New York’s
Kenya Parliamentary Strengthening Program
Landmark Plaza 5th Floor South Wing
P. O. Box 10020-00100 
Nairobi Kenya 
 
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