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Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) Young Professionals Programme 2020 for Young Kenyans


The Young Professionals (YP) programme is one of KIPPRA Kenya’s leading capacity building initiatives.

Application Deadline: 8th May 2020

About the Award: It is KIPPRA’S flagship programme, it has been running since 2003 and overseeing 10-14 graduands each year. It targets to enhance the technical competence in evidence-based policy process, build research capabilities of participants, enlighten on the scope, relationships and procedures in governance structure in both national and county level, introduce participants to economic tools of analysis and provide practical experience in the policy making process. The programme targets young persons from both public and private sector at initial stages of their career. Flexible consideration is given to employees of County governments on a need basis.

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Type:  Internship


  • MA or MSc degree in Economics or related social sciences.
  • Below 35 years of age
  • Possess at least one (1) year practical experience in the proposed area of training
  • Have strong analytical skills, problem solving capabilities and be result oriented.

Eligible Countries:  Kenya

To be Taken at (Country):  Kenya

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:  The Young Professionals Programme is a 12-month programme. It builds your confidence in articulating policy issues through policy dialogue and undertaking research. The learning for the programme is experimental, immersing you into different functional areas of the Institute preparing you adequately for the job market.

Duration of Award: 1 year

How to Apply: To be part of this career-transforming, one-year training programme, visit https://bit.ly/2XV8Dl5 and fill your application.

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

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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