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100 AIMS-NEI Mathematical Sciences for Climate Resilience Internships 2020 for Graduate Africans

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) launched the Mathematical Sciences for Climate Change Resilience (MS4CR) program in August 2017 with support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

Application Deadline: 20th January 2020

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be Taken at (Country): Internships may be hosted by any institution with interest in climate change resilience. The host institution is expected to have an interest to partner with AIMS-NEI as part of the MS4CR program and provide at least one intern with a high quality work experience.

About the Award: The goal of the MS4CR program at AIMS is to increase the contribution of African mathematical scientists to finding solutions to climate change-related challenges in Africa through training, research and internships. AIMS-NEI will be providing 100 internships in the field of climate change for promising AIMS students and alumni.

Type: Internship

Eligibility: Applicants must clearly demonstrate how their research at AIMS is related to climate change and how the MS4CR internship will help them achieve their career aspirations.   

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Number of Awards: 100

Value of Award: AIMS-NEI will contribute to a monthly stipend for all interns. Additional costs of hosting the intern, including internal supervision and mentoring, facilities, and project expenses will be borne by the host institution.

How to Apply: AIMS-NEI graduates interested in applying for any of the MS4CR Internship Opportunities should use their AIMS email address and click here to complete and submit their application with all supporting documents by the deadline shown after the project description. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to provide contact details for two recent referees.

Applications will be reviewed by a committee with members from both AIMS-NEI and the host institution. Successful applicants will be contacted within a month of the deadline.

Please consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from the program team within one month of the deadline.

Applications for this internship should be submitted via the online application system, stating clearly the title of the internship.

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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