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1-Year Graduate Internship

Plan is an international humanitarian, child-centered development organization, without religious, political or governmental affiliation. Plan works at grass roots level with children, families and communities to bring about long term sustainable development. Child sponsorship is the basic foundation of the organization.

Plan’s global identity includes a central organizing thought - “Children are at the heart of everything we do” - with four organizational attributes: building relationships; being a recognized voice; achieving results; and realizing potentials.

Plan Kenya is inviting young men and women who meet the required criteria and are passionate about working in the humanitarian sector to submit applications for consideration.

Criteria for eligibility

Those eligible to apply to participate in the internship program shall be Kenyan citizens who meet the following criteria:

  • Graduates from Kenyan universities/reputable colleges
  • Must have completed studies in a relevant field of study within the last 24 months.
  • Graduates who are below 25 years old and willing to commit their time on the program for the entire year
  • Demonstrated good character, creativity, honesty, positive attitude and ability to learn
  • Graduates who are currently not in employment

NB. Potential candidates will be required to declare any potential points for conflict of interest e.g. a relative working for Plan etc

Place of work: Within Plan programme areas which are Tharaka, Kisumu, Machakos, Bondo, Homabay, Kilifi, Kwale, Urban program (Nairobi) and Kenya Country office (Nairobi

15 positions

Closing date: 2 March 2012

Plan Kenya is committed to the rights and well-being of children including their protection.   Accordingly, the enrollment in the internship program is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be a part of it in our commitment to children, please fill in the attached application form and send it along with a copy of your updated curriculum vitae, contacts of 3 professional referees, to Jobs.Plankenya@plan-international.org, to be received by latest 2 March 2012.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Your email should bear the title GRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM as a subject.

Plan is an equal opportunity organization and female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Download the application form here

Read more about the internship here