Deadline: January 17, 2022
Applications are open for the Yiaga Africa Constituency Office Internship Program 2022. Yiaga Africa’s Centre for Legislative Engagement with the support of the European union under its European Union Support for Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) is seeking to recruit interns for selected Constituency Offices in the 36 States and the FCT.
Thei Internship period is designed to build the capacity of young Nigerians through direct understudy of the running of Constituency offices, legislature-constituent relations and legislative engagement. Young men and women interested in contributing to democratic development and enhancing their knowledge on the legislature and legislators-constituents’ relations are encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants will be deployed to the selected Constituency Offices for three (3) months to provide support to respective constituency offices.
Selected interns will:
- Serve as research assistants in respective constituency offices.
- Provide support in the coordinating and managing the selected constituency office.
- Monitor and evaluate engagements in the constituency offices.
- Participate in respective legislator constituency office activities.
- Work closely with the legislative aide(s).
- Selected interns will be provided with remuneration commensurate with the work.
- Applicant must be between 18- 35 years;
- A minimum of tertiary education (graduated or still studying);
- Adequate knowledge of Microsoft suites;
- Good writing and oral skills;
- Must reside in the listed constituency.
Interested applicants who meet the stated requirements should send their curriculum vitae and a Statement of interest (200 words maximum) on why you consider yourself a suitable candidate to [email protected]
For more information, visit Yiaga Africa.