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Two internship opportunities at the Nordic Africa Institute

October 25, 2021

The Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) is looking for two interns to join them in the spring semester of 2022.

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NAI offers two internship opportunities for the spring semester of 2022! Note that applicants must have an organized funding for their internship period, typically through studies at a university or through the Swedish public employment service. Applicants are also expected to have a Master’s Candidate level.

Research Internship: project Climate change and and fresh water resources in Africa, 15 weeks

The project Climate Change and Fresh Water Resources in Africa – Impacts, Vulnerability, Mitigation and Adaptation is looking for a research intern during 24 January – 6 May 2022 (15 weeks). The application is open until the 15 November 2021. The project is managed by Shilpa Muliyil Asokan, Senior Researcher, Climate Change and Sustainable Development.

Research interns at NAI learn from an interdisciplinary environment. Through this internship, the intern will have the opportunity to gain knowledge on climate change adaptation and resilience building in East and Southern Africa. Under the direction of the project leader, the intern will primarily be focusing on collection and analysis of policy relevant climate and socio-economic data.

Research Internship: thematic area Equality, Social Justice and Inclusion, three months

NAI welcomes your application for an internship during 1 February – 30 April 2022 (13 weeks). The application is open until the 15 November 2021.

NAI are looking for a research intern for the NAI thematic area Equality, Social Justice and Inclusion with a focus on gender equality (combined with other intersecting categories). Specific attention is given to the areas of gender and politics / gender and conflict – particularly in Ghana and Rwanda. Main responsible for the work on gender equality is Diana H. Madsen, Senior Gender Researcher.

Research interns at NAI learn from an interdisciplinary environment. The internship will focus on building skills in theoretically driven research on gender, political participation and peace and conflict in African contexts. The intern will gain exposure to research and policy communities in the Nordic and African contexts. Under the direction of the senior gender researcher, the intern shall be an integrated part of the research on gender with a focus on women in politics, representation and a newer focus on violence against women in politics as well as on Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.