Paid Internship


The Kenya Medical Research Institute is committed to providing the youth with opportunities to
acquire, sharpen their knowledge and gain technical/practical skills to complement their studies in
order to enhance their employability in line with the Kenya Vision 2030. 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.
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.

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