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Junior Legislative Fellows Programme Career Opportunities - Kenya Parliamentary Strengthening Program

The State University of New York– Kenya Office (SUNY-Kenya) is implementing a Legislative Strengthening Program in support of the Kenya Parliament.

The Program invites applications from highly motivated young Kenyans interested in participating in its Junior Legislative Fellows Programme.

The programme, which in 2011/2012 will run within the context of the new constitutional dispensation, is a unique opportunity for university graduates interested in a legislative and public service career to link their theoretical knowledge with the actual work of legislation and public policy formulation.

During the 12-month programme, Junior Fellows are exposed to Kenya’s legislative environment and have an opportunity to work with elected representatives as well as build their leadership skills.

Junior Fellows work closely with parliamentary committees and technical departments, such as, the Research and Budget Office of the Kenya Parliament.

Candidates should have the following minimum qualifications:-
  • Must be holders of Second Class Honors (Upper Division) degree or have attained a GPA of 3.0 and above in their field of study. Candidates who hold degrees in Information Sciences, Finance/ Economics, Law, or any other related Social Sciences will have an added advantage.
  • Must not be more than 27 years of age and ought to have already graduated from a chartered Kenyan University.
Applications, including a CV, copy of degree certificate and other relevant testimonials, a personal statement (maximum 1000 words), letters of two referees, one of which must come from the applicant’s University, a copy of your national ID, your email and mobile telephone contacts should be received not later than Thursday, 18th August 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Review of applications and consequential engagement will be subject to the approval of the Kenya Parliament.

Please send your applications to:

The Director
State University of New York’s
Kenya Parliamentary Strengthening Program
Landmark Plaza 5th Floor South Wing
P. O. Box 10020-00100 Nairobi Kenya

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