Paid Internships at KEMRI

The KEMRI Internship
Program (KIP) seeks to develop a pool of young talent adequately exposed to working in the research industry. After the planned twelve (12) months’ internship program, the candidates will have gained
practical workplace experience to enable them have a competitive edge in their job search.

Application deadline: 17th September, 2021

KEMRI is seeking to recruit young, dynamic, self-driven, inquisitive Diploma and Bachelor’s degree
holders for their research Centres located in Nairobi and Kirinyaga.
i. Location: Nairobi Offices
Possess a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Institution in any of the following
 Bachelors of Science in Botany (1 Position)
 BSc Chemistry (1 Position)
 Medical Microbiology (3 Positions)
 Pharmaceutical Sciences (1 Position)
 Biostatistics/Statistics (2 positions)
Possess a Diploma in any of the following fields;
 Medical Laboratory Sciences (1 Position)
 Environmental Health Sciences(1 Position)

ii. Location: Centre for Community Driven Research (CCDR), Kirinyaga
 Bachelors of Science in Botany (1 Position)
In addition the applicants must:-

  1. Be a Kenyan youth below 30 years of age;
  2. Have graduated and must attach the required Bachelor/Diploma certificate;
  3. Attach a Copy of Identify Card (ID card); and
  4. Provide a Certificate of good conduct.

Personal Attributes
 Should possess interpersonal and communication skills
 Must be goal oriented, dynamic, passionate and self-starter
 A person of integrity
 Should possess strong analytical skills
 Must be computer literate.

Interested candidates should apply through the KEMRI Website
recruitment portal) on or before 17th September 2021 by 5.00 p.m.
Please Note:
i. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered.
ii. The Internship engagement is strictly for twelve months and the Institute WILL NOT offer
employment after the completion of the program.
iii. A monthly stipend of Kes. 25,000/= and Kes. 15,000 for Bachelors and diploma holders
respectively will be given without any other benefits.
iv. Interns will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical Insurance cover.
v. It is a criminal Offence to provide false information and documents in the application; and
vi. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
vii. KEMRI is committed to diversity. Persons with disability and those from marginalized areas
are encouraged to apply.

Author: opportunitiesforallkenyans

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