Call For Applications: Interns Required Asap!

 Are you  having other commintments but wouldn’t mind working  part time for the first  ever digital insurance comparison company in Kenya? Then you are the kind of person needed. No hassle but continuous growth with this great team.

About Kamandizi
They are Kenya’s first comprehensive insurance comparison website working directly with leading insurers in Kenya.They  are launching in May and you better hurry to be part of this awesome team.
Culture
As a tech start-up, they  work in fast paced, results oriented environment. They  believe in getting work done effectively and efficiently and  are strong believers in flexible working. They don’t care what you wear, what time you work, provided you get the work done!
Another feature of Kamandizi is continual learning-  they believe the Japanese were right when they came up with KaiZen- which means continuous improvement. They therefore, take pride in learning, training and improving.

What they will offer our interns:

1. An opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the business.

Start-ups face their own distinct challenges and at Kamandizi  they realise that giving their  interns real responsibility, real opportunities to contribute is a WIN-WIN. The company benefits from your work and you get an insight into the world of technology start-ups in Kenya.

2. Flexible time and flexi- work arrangements
They understand that you may have many commitment whether further study, work etc but are happy to create a balance that suits you.

3. Career and CV Advice
The job market is competitive. They  will help with CVs, Interview preps and other career advice.

4. Opportunity for Networking and presentations from other successful professionals
For businesses or careers, building networks and hearing from those who have been in your position is the best learning opportunity.

5. Potential Job offers

Whilst currently, they  have no permanent paid employment offers- They  are always on the look-out for talented individuals to take their  business forward later on.

Our Requirements/Eligibility
• Highly motivated, energetic, ambitious, passionate and creative individuals
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Confident communicator able to liaise with groups and participate in marketing activities
• Extensive knowledge of Web and social media
• Knowledge of infographics and SEO a bonus

If you feel like you are the perfect candidate who’s skills fit this Job please contact the C.E.O through the email below, by sending your resume and other testimonials.

Email : sheena@kamandizi.com

You will thank me later 🙂

Summer Internship Programme 2015 at MakerBot in USA

Credits: MakerBot

Credits: MakerBot

Deadline: March 31, 2015

Location: Brooklyn, New York

MakerBot is offering summer internship programme for its 19 open positions. International students are eligible to apply for these positions. The program begins with an orientation on June 15, 2015, and concludes on August 14, 2015. The expanding MakerBot 3D Ecosystem includes 3D modeling, software, consulting, training, support, and more.

Internships will be offered for 19 positions:-

Channel Sales Intern,

Customer Support Intern,

Industrial Design Intern,

Industrial Engineering Intern,

IT Intern,

Legal Intern,

Manufacturing Engineering Intern,

Mechanical Drafting Intern,

PR Intern,

Product Management Intern,

Professional Services Intern,

Quality Test Engineering Intern,

R&D Intern,

Retail Summer Intern,

Software Intern,

Systems Engineering Intern,

Web Application Intern and

Web Development Intern.

To check the eligibility and Apply online click on your preferred position.

Visit Official Page

IBM Great Minds student internships in Zurich and Dublin 2015

 

Image Credits : IBM

Image Credits : IBM

Description

The Great Minds initiative is a competition for 3 to 6-month internships at one of the IBM Research Labs in Zurich or Dublin for students from central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It provides students with the unique opportunity to work alongside world-class scientists in the leading industrial IT research organization.

The internships will take place in 2015. The exact starting time and duration will be agreed upon with the winning students individually, taking into account their academic commitments and the availability of IBM staff. IBM will pay the winners a lump sum towards travel expenses as well as compensation that covers adequately the cost of living in Switzerland or Ireland, respectively. IBM will also obtain the necessary visa and work permits for the successful candidates.

IBM Research is conducting the Great Minds internships for the seventh time. The experiences on both sides have been very positive. This program also benefits faculty members when the Great Minds winners bring back to their universities or departments a valuable understanding of real industry problems, knowledge of advanced IBM technologies, and contacts throughout IBM Research.

Eligibility

The program is open to any full-time student enrolled in a Master’s program in

  • Computer Science,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Physics,
  • Software Engineering,
  • Industrial Engineering or
  • Service Science

at a recognized university in central or eastern Europe, the Middle East or Africa. The students must have a solid command of the English language in both written and spoken form.

IBM is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages applications from both genders as well as minority groups.

We would especially like to encourage qualified women to participate in this competition.

Nomination procedure

Participants must be nominated by a faculty member. A recommendation letter from a faculty member is mandatory.

To participate in the Great Minds competition, see the detailed instructions for students.

Deadline for submissions is 16 February 2015.

See Official site website for more information

2015 Google Internship For software Engineering at Sydney Australia

Credits: Google

Credits: Google

Google is and always will be an engineering company. Google hires  people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology’s greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

 

Deadline : 29,December 2o14.

Capacity: Full-time

Location : Sydney, Australia

 

This internship will run from between May 2015 to September 2015, for a consecutive 12 weeks. You must be able to intern within this timeframe.

Responsibilities
  • Research, conceive and develop software applications to extend and improve on Google’s product offering.
  • Contribute to a wide variety of projects utilizing natural language processing, artificial intelligence, data compression, machine learning and search technologies.
  • Collaborate on scalability issues involving access to massive amounts of data and information.
  • Solve all problems that come your way.
Minimum qualifications
  • Currently pursuing a BS, MS or PhD in computer science or a related technical field. Typically within 12-18 months of completing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, or at any stage in your PhD.

 

Preferred qualifications
  • Experience in systems software or algorithms.
  • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux or Windows environments and APIs.
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP and network programming.
  • Excellent C++, Java and/or Python skills.

Interested Candidates should apply via this Official Site

United Nations Learning Exchange Internship Program 2015 in Switzerland

Image credits: Civicus

Image credits: Civicus

Deadline: November 28, 2014

Location: Switzerland.
Type: Fully Funded.

CIVICUS is proud to announce ONE United Nations (UN) Learning Exchange opportunity sponsored by Irish Aid, focused on Strengthening the Voice of African Civil Society and human rights defenders in the international human rights system. The position will be based at CIVICUS’ UN Office in Geneva from mid-February to end of May 2014.

This Learning Exchange is designed to increase the knowledge and understanding of young Africans on the workings of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and the international human rights system. The candidate will be exposed to the contributions from and submissions made by African civil society to the HRC.  In particular, the candidate will observe and participate in the Universal Periodic Review Process and the workings of Special Procedures (Special Rapporteurs and Working Groups). During the three-month internship, the candidate will be based in Geneva Switzerland, and work under the direct supervision of the Head of the Geneva Office.  He/she will assist in the preparation of reports or statements and help to coordinate civil society engagements during the 28th Session of the Human Rights Council, the 22nd UPR session and other relevant mechanisms.

Interns will receive accommodation in Geneva, round trip airfare and a stipend of €600 a month to cover living costs.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A degree in Human Rights, International Affairs, Politics, law, or a related field;
  • Experience of working with a human rights community or a human rights NGO in an African country and a thorough knowledge of regional human rights issues within Africa;
  • Fluency in English is essential, French would be an advantage;
  • Demonstrated professionalism, strong analytical skills, ability to quickly adapt to a fast-paced working environment, ability to produce statements and reports over a short period of time and ability to work in a diverse and multicultural environment.
  • Willingness to travel to Geneva for three months.

Application Procedure:

To apply for this Learning Exchange opportunity, please send the following by email to humanresources@civicus.org:

  • A copy of your current curriculum vitae (CV);
  • A letter explaining your interest in this post, and what skills and experience you would bring;
  • Contact details of three referees who we may contact if you are considered for this post.

Visit Official Page for more information and how to apply

Google Software Engineering Internship

Image Credits: Google

Image Credits: Google

Deadline: 29 December 2014
Open to: international students in computer science or related technical field
Remuneration:
paid internship

Description

Google is currently hiring a Software Engineering intern who will be based in one of their largest global engineering centers in Sydney, Australia. The internship will last 12 weeks from May to September 2015. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

The responsibilities of this internship position are:

  • Research, conceive and develop software applications to extend and improve on Google’s product offering.
  • Contribute to a wide variety of projects utilizing natural language processing, artificial intelligence, data compression, machine learning and search technologies.
  • Collaborate on scalability issues involving access to massive amounts of data and information.
  • Solve all problems that come your way.

Eligibility

  • The candidates must be currently pursing a Bachelor, Master or PhD in computer science or related technical field.
  • Preferred qualifications:

-Experience in systems software or algorithms;
-Knowledge of UNIX/Linux or Windows environments and APIs;
-Familiarity with TCP/IP and network programming;
-Excellent C++, Java and/or Python skills.

Remuneration

The internship is paid although the salary is not specified.

Application

Interested candidates must apply online HERE.

The deadline to apply is 29 December 2014.

For further information please visit the official call.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS : ICRAF GIS LAB INTERNSHIP

CREDITS:ICRAF

CREDITS:ICRAF

The International Centre for Research in Agroforestry, ICRAF, has an ultimate purpose guiding its research. It is to work towards mitigating tropical deforestation, land depletion and rural poverty through improved agroforestry systems. Its goal is to initiate and assist in the generation and dissemination of appropriate agroforestry technologies for resource-poor farmers and other land users.

ICRAF-GIS lab is looking for interns or student of dynamic  nature to contibute towards their work and also contributing to the kenyan economy and the world at large

The candidates for should have a background in the following disciplines

  • Bsc. Geospatial Engineering
  • Bsc Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Bsc Geography and
  • Bsc Geomatics Engineering

For all those interested Candidates, pleas send your Cv to   i.ingumba@cgiar.org.

All the best to the candidates 🙂