Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute(IAPRI) is Zambia’s premier agricultural policy research institute established in 2011 to generate evidence and provide agricultural policy recommendations and impact assessment to contribute to sustainable pro-poor agricultural development in Zambia.
IAPRI seeks three (3) full-time paid graduate interns for 6 months starting September 2021. The Internship Program offers eligible applicants the opportunity to acquire direct hands-on experience in agricultural policy research and outreach in Zambia. Read more about IAPRI and thematic areas at www.iapri.org.zm.
The Interns will be based at IAPRI’s office in Kabulonga, Lusaka.
To be considered for this internship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Have graduated with a Master’s Degree or PhD within the past two years from reputable Universities in any of the following areas:
- Agricultural Economics
- Environmental Economics
- Geographic Information Systems
- or any related fields to the above
- Have excellent academic record as demonstrated by university records
- Have excellent writing skills
- Highly-organized, committed to work and self-motivated
- Ability to work full-time for 6-months
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Interns will have an opportunity to experience what it takes to work with a leading Agricultural Policy Think Tank in Zambia. Depending on the intern’s training and expertise, interns will be assigned to work under the Research Directorate, Outreach Directorate or IAPRI’s Business Development Unit. Responsibilities include assisting staff with: research on on-going or upcoming papers; literature review, data collection and analysis, project proposals, and or organizing and managing outreach events. To enhance their skills, all interns will be required to take part in IAPRI capacity building programs.
How to Apply
Applications should be submitted online at https://www.iapri.org.zm/recruitment.The application should include the following: cover letter and resume in one single document which must either be in pdf or in Microsoft Word. Do not attach academic qualifications at this stage. Please note that emailed or hardcopy applications will not be accepted. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Closing date: 15th September 2021
To apply for this job please visit www.iapri.org.zm .