Research & Grants Intern

  • Internship
  • Kenya

ESM Mission Animation Program


Join our team as a highly motivated and organized Research Intern at ESM Mission Animation Program. This opportunity is perfect for individuals eager to gain experience in community development organizations and research. Work collaboratively with our research team to provide essential support for our ongoing projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a Research & Grants Intern, your role will involve:

1. Conducting Research and Analysis:

  • Perform in-depth research and thorough analysis on assigned projects.

2. Data Collection and Analysis:

  • Gather and analyze various data sets, contributing to effective data management.

3. Report Drafting and Presentations:

  • Create comprehensive reports and engaging presentations based on research findings.

4. Collaborating on Research Proposals:

  • Work closely with the team on crafting research proposals and funding applications.

5. Literature Reviews and Editorial Research:

  • Assist in conducting literature reviews and engaging in editorial research.

6. Meeting Attendance and Note-Taking:

  • Attend relevant meetings and events, taking accurate and informative notes.

7. Miscellaneous Tasks:

  • Undertake any other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

To excel in this role, you should possess:

1. Educational Background:

  • A graduate or current student in Project Management or a related research field.

2. Strong Skills:

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Sharp analytical and critical thinking abilities.

3. Research Acumen:

  • Familiarity with various research methodologies and hands-on experience in data analysis.

4. Communication Proficiency:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

5. Technical Proficiency:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.

6. Passion and Interest:

  • Demonstrated interest in community development organizations and research.

Application Process:

If you’re interested in this exciting opportunity, follow these steps:

  1. Submit your resume, a well-crafted cover letter, and any relevant work recommendations to
  2. Ensure you mention “Research & Grants Intern Application” in the subject line.
  3. All applications must be submitted by 20th August, 2023.

Please be informed that this is an unpaid internship designed to offer valuable learning experiences. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.






Expert Tips to Be a Successful Applicant:

  • Tailored Application: Customize your resume and cover letter to highlight how your skills align with the job requirements.
  • Showcase Relevant Experience: Emphasize any previous research or project management experience you have.
  • Highlight Soft Skills: Showcase your teamwork, critical thinking, and communication abilities.
  • Demonstrate Passion: Discuss your interest in community development and commitment to research.
  • Professional Email: When applying, use a professional email address and subject line as indicated.
  • Application Deadline: Ensure your application reaches us by the specified deadline.
  • Attention to Detail: Pay attention to grammar, formatting, and clarity in your application materials.

Join us in making a meaningful impact through research and community development!

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