Various Interns at Save the Children Kenya

On Friday, April 12th, 2013
Internship Programme

Background

Save the Children has supported children in Kenya since before its Independence in 1963 and has had a consistent operational presence in the country since 1984.
We provide support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH.
Save the Children has an operational presence in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Eldoret, Habaswein, Mandera, Meru and Wajir and has a liaison post in Garissa. Currently, we have a staff complement of approximately 370 staff and a confirmed budget of approximately US$15 million this year.
Save the Children wishes to announce the launch of its 2013 Internship Programme, a one year programme whose aim is to provide learning opportunities to young graduates and thereby create a pool of employable persons for short term and long term development related careers.

Interested applicants are required to submit a brief cover letter and CV indicating how they meet the requisite criteria below:-

Criteria for eligibility

  • Applicants must be Kenyan nationals who must be willing to commit to this one year programme
  • Must have graduated in the past 8 months from a reputable university/college accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education
  • Applicants must have degrees and/or diplomas courses in the following areas: – Health, Food Security and Livelihoods; Nutrition; Education; Child Protection; Child Rights Governance; Water, Sanitation, Hygiene Promotion, Finance, Logistics, Human Resources.
  • Applicants must be between the age of 22 years – 27 years
  • Applicants must be local residents who reside in the area of the internship opportunity
Location
This internship programme has a limited number of opportunities (Two – 2) per area office and successful Interns will be located within Save the Children programme area offices in Wajir, Meru, Dadaab, and Mandera.

This internship programme does not provide any salary or benefits but provides a small monthly stipend.

If you meet the eligibility requirements and are interested to join this Programme, please send us your brief cover letter & CV to [email protected] to be received no later than 24th April, 2013.

Your email should bear the title APPLICATION FOR AN INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY on the subject line.

Save the Children is committed to the rights and well-being of children and their protection.

Accordingly, all successful interns will be subjected to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks, Code of Conduct, and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy.

We regret that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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  1. Adan mohamed says:

    What about those student on long holidays? Wl thy be considered 4 those months they are out? I like th sprit of save th children in encouraging and giving experience th young graduates

  2. Issack dika amin says:

    Thanks alot for provding opportunties to the youth. i would appreciate if you also concider those on long holiday and required by the school to go for field work of which they submit areport on openig

  3. juddy akinyi says:

    I’m i allowed to choose where i woukd like to undertake my internship?
    Thank you for the opportunities.

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