Graduate Research Intern at Helpman Associates – 7 Openings

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Research Intern

Location: Abuja
Duration: 28th October 2019 – July 31 2020.
Slot: 7 Openings


  • We are looking for prospective researchers to join our 9-month internship program. Through rigorous learning and doing complimented by personalized training and supervision, we prepare interns responsibly for a career in research and development. The location of this internship is Abuja.

The Program
What you’ll learn:

  • Concepts – various development issues and topics in your sector of interest including public health and health systems, agriculture, labour, industry, trade and population studies
  • Methods – various approaches including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods, framing research questions, protocol development
  • Data – management and analysis, mathematical and statistical analyses, data visualization and use of relevant statistical packages
  • Writing and documentation – translating raw findings into reports, preparing high-quality briefs, and grant writing

What you’ll do:

  • Conduct structured reviews, data analysis and interpretation, policy discussions etc.
  • Share learnings and findings in form of scheduled presentations and workshops
  • Train and build capability of junior cohorts

What you’ll gain:

  • Ability to conduct policy and goal-oriented research in your sector of interest
  • Proficiency in data handling, analysis, interpretation and visualization
  • Ability to write scientifically, for funding, publications and policy.

Internship Requirements
Who you are

  • We are looking for a graduate with CGPA of at least 4.0/5.0 from a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) course or economics. In addition, you must be
  • Self-driven – able to make progress and solve problems with little guidance
  • Able to multi-task and work in a manner that meets stated timelines
  • Have strong passion for success and sufficient faith in the Nigeria project
  • Ability to handle and manipulate large amounts of data
  • An excellent person – hating mediocrity in every shape and form
  • A person with great attention to detail and well organized
  • A quick learner and able to obtain information promptly from online sources.

How you’ll work

  • You will be expected to work 40 hours a week in addition to training hours
  • This is a non-salaried position. However, we will offer competitive internship allowance.
  • An environment free from discrimination that accelerates career growth.
  • Freedom of expression of thoughts, ideas and contribution to discussions.

Application Deadline
30th September, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Notes: As, this position requires residence in Abuja, we will not provide accomodation to non-residents. This internship requires full-time comittment of the nine months.

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