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KEMRI / University of Washington Internship Positions Announcement

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) in collaboration with the University of Washington is conducting a research study at multiple sites in Kenya.

As part of the international mission of the University of Washington to transfer technology and build capacity, rotational fixed duration work/study (internship) positions have been established in the research study and recruitment is currently underway.

This project invites application for the following 2 positions:

1. ICT Intern

Basic Qualification

At a minimum, the application should be an


advanced student currently enrolled in a computing technology course in at least a 2-year course but preferably a 4-year course. 

Specifically, the student should have basic training and proficiency in:

  • Basic Networking
  • Microsoft Office 2007 Suite
  • PHP programming
  • Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
  • Knowledge of InfoPath will be an added advantage.
  • Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (XP, Vista, Server 2003 & 2008)
  • Exposure to any UNIX based Operating System is desired but not required.
Work Details

Working under the direct supervision of the Systems administrator, the ICT intern will be responsible for general maintenance of defined computer equipment and for the resolution of identified technical problems, as well as undertaking general tasks which will promote the use of ICT across the research activities.

The ICT intern’s job responsibilities will spread across ICT and Data support.

Remuneration

This position has a fixed monthly stipend of Ksh.5,000 per month for a time commitment of 25 hours per week (equivalent to 5 hours every day Mon to Frid).

Ensure that you use the title ‘ICT intern Application’ as the subject of the email.

2. Programming Intern

Basic qualifications

At a minimum, the applicant should be an advanced student currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year computing technology course.

Specifically, the student should have basic training and proficiency in:
  • PHP & MySQL
  • ASP.NET on IIS
  • Microsoft Access 2007
  • Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
  • Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (XPP, Vista Business).
Exposure to any Unix based Operating System is desired but not required.

Work Details

Working under the direct supervision of the Programmer, the programming intern will be responsible for maintaining the existing study database(s), developing new modules as needed and building new databases should the need arise, as well as undertaking general tasks which will promote the use of ICT across the research activities.

If you meet the above qualifications, please send an application with your current CV attached to the contact below. The application letter should state clearly your motivation for applying for the internship.

Remuneration

This position has a fixed monthly stipend of Ksh.5,000 per month for a time commitment of 25 hours per week (equivalent to 5 hours every day Mon to Frid).

Ensure that you use the title ‘Programming intern Application’ as the subject of the email.

Duration

The two internship positions above will run for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 4 months.

Duty station:
 Nairobi

Send your applications to the Email address: kemriuwjobs @ gmail.com

The application deadline for all the positions is Thursday 8th April, 2010, 5:00 p.m

KEMRI / University of Washington
P.O. Box 2651-00202 Nairobi, Kenya

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