The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme is an internationally renowned health research programme that is committed to research capacity development in the East African Region.
Research internships provide an opportunity for recent graduates to gain experience in a dynamic research environment by assisting senior scientific staff and participating in on-going research activities.
This will give interns the opportunity to decide if they would like to take up research as a career. Several internships commencing in January 2014 are available at our Nairobi and Kilifi sites.
Applications are invited from graduates of the subjects below who either completed their Bachelors degree within the last two years (20011 & 2012) or will have completed their course by December 2013
- Biological Sciences (e.g. zoology, biochemistry),
- Health Sciences (e.g. medicine, pharmacy and nursing),
- Social Sciences, Anthropology or Economics
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Geomatics or Geography
Applicants should have achieved or anticipate to achieve at least a B+ or equivalent in their O-level exams and first class or upper second degree or equivalent in the undergraduate studies.
People already holding Masters degrees or currently undertaking Masters studies will not be considered.
The internships are limited to 6 months duration and are non-renewable.
A monthly stipend of KSh. 41, 909 will be provided.
Candidates will be selected through a two stage process.
Closing dates for application for the first stage of selection is 21st of August 2013
For further information and application, candidates should visit the internship
portal on our website at http://careers.kemri-wellcome.org/internships
Only online applications will be accepted.