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  • Organization: APHRC - African Population and Health Research Center
  • Location:
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
  • Closing Date: Closed

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a premier research-to-policy institution, generating evidence, strengthening research and related capacity in the African research and development ecosystem, and engaging policy to inform action on health and development. The Center is Africa-based and African-led, with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and a West Africa Regional Office (WARO), in Dakar, Senegal. APHRC seeks to drive change by developing strong African research leadership and promoting evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) across sub-Saharan Africa.

The Research and Related Capacity Strengthening (RRCS) Division at APHRC, through its Individual Capacity Strengthening Unit, is looking to hire a Graphic Design Intern. The Intern will support  the “Breaking Barriers: Enhancing Participation and Quality of  Experiences of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Postgraduate Training Programs and Careers in East Africa” study, specifically with graphic design and data archiving.


  1. Assist in the design and layout of reports, manuals, and other printed materials.
  2. Create visually appealing and professional designs that align with project goals and branding guidelines.
  3. Develop infographics and other visual aids to enhance the presentation of data and information.
  4. Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, ensuring timely delivery and high-quality results.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  1. Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a Bachelor’s degree program in Graphic Design, Information Technology, Journalism and Mass Communication or a related field.
  2. Proficiency in graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) or equivalent tools.
  3. Basic knowledge of data archiving techniques and software.
  4. Familiarity with data management and visualization tools (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Tableau, or similar).

Desirable skills:

  • Prior experience in graphic design through coursework, internships, or freelance projects.
  • Experience with data organization and archiving, either through academic projects or professional experience.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter and CV through  by June 25, 2024. Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Graphic Design Intern.” Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Cover letters should be addressed to:


The  People & Culture Business Partner

African Population and Health Research Center, Inc

APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

P.O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi




Special Notice

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications and organizational needs. Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request to support their participation in the recruitment process.

This vacancy is now closed.
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