Africa Advocacy Intern, Kenya

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The International Crisis Group Africa Advocacy Director is seeking an intern to work in the Nairobi office for a period of three to six months.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The position involves assisting Crisis Group's Africa Advocacy Director in his work including preparing advocacy materials, speeches and press releases, tracking and monitoring policy developments of African governments and relevant regional and sub-regional institutions, organising meetings with international organisations, government officials and the media and aiding other staff of Crisis Group in their work.

The job requires flexibility, intelligence and hard work but offers an excellent opportunity for someone to learn about conflict analysis and advocacy work and gain valuable experience in a high profile international NGO.


  • A recent graduate degree in political science, conflict studies, international relations, or similar
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills
  • Computer literacy
  • An ability to deal confidently and swiftly with a variety of demanding tasks
  • Proven research skills in international relations or a similar subject, conflict analysis or human rights work
  • Proven interest in and knowledge of Africa
  • Preferably working ability in one of the following languages: French and Arabic, other languages would be useful.

    To submit your application, send all materials, in English to: nairobi [at]

    This position is an internship and is not paid.

    For details on how to apply, see: Africa Advocacy Intern - International Crisis Group Website

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