Offre de stage rémunéré / Paid internship - Nkafu Policy Institute - Cameroon Desk

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jeudi 12 mars 2020

Offre de stage rémunéré / Paid internship - Nkafu Policy Institute

Offre de stage rémunéré / Paid internship  - Nkafu Policy Institute

The Nkafu Policy Institute is a Cameroonian Think Tank lodged at the Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation. The Institute seeks to advance public policies that help all Africans prosper in free, fair and sustainable economies. It provides independent, in-depth and insightful policy recommendations that advance the Cameroonian economy and the economies in Africa. The main objective of the Nkafu Policy Institute is to promote ideas of a free-market society in Cameroon.

The Institute brings together leading analysts, experts, and contributors from three continents i.e. Africa, Europe, and America in the fields of governance and democracy; health and education; peace and security; science and technology; and economic policy. Its reputation is founded on its independence, high-quality research, and innovative policy prescriptions.

We are looking for highly motivated interns to be part of our team in promoting and advancing our work. The positions are based at our headquarters in Yaounde-Cameroon. We target outstanding recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience in research, event organization and project management. The recruited interns are supervised and shall perform diverse activities ranging from research work, a compilation of statistical data and preparation of draft reports, administrative duties, assisting with event and project management.

Core duties
  • Assist with a broad set of activities that support policy advancement at a regional or a national level such as research, seminars, conferences, and workshops.
  • Assisting senior fellows and Institute staff with project and program-related research and development, including participating in staff meetings on planning, processes, and coordination.
  • Complete research tasks as assigned, such as conducting literature reviews; finding, organizing, and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data;
  • Preparing memos, briefs, reports, and presentations.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications
The ideal candidates will possess:
  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields: Economics, Finance or Development Studies.
  • Strong writing and research skills; must be able to digest large amounts of information.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in English and French
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Be a good communicator and team player.
  • Be able to multi-task, be extremely organized and have meticulous attention to detail.
  • Desire to learn, take initiative and suggest best practices with a willingness to take constructive feedback and guidance.
Fundamental Values
  • Honesty, integrity, respect, and professionalism.
  • Discipline and teamwork.
  • Positive and proactive attitude
What we offer
We offer 3 to 6 months of full-time internships.

Our interns have full access to research seminars, roundtables, workshops and discussion groups hosted by the Nkafu Policy Institute and its partners, in addition to conferences on a wide range of emerging issues critical to business and policy interests in Cameroon and Africa at large.

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