Internship Openings at KEMRI

Internship Openings at KEMRI

Internship Openings at KEMRI

Internship Openings at KEMRI

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, which has since been amended to Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013. The 1979 Act established KEMRI as a National body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.

Interns (Entomology) 4 Positions

Vacancy No: CGHR/352/04/23

Required qualifications:

Must have graduated with a bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics and Biochemistry.

In addition, the applicants must:

  • Be a Kenyan youth below 30 years of age.
  • Should have graduated and obtained the relevant final degree certificate.
  • Provide a Certificate of good conduct.


  • Appointment is for a period of one (1) year non-renewable and is subject to availability of funds.
  • A stipend will be paid but successful candidates will cater for their own transport, accommodation, and upkeep during this period.
  • The Interns will be expected to take up personal accident cover and medical Insurance cover.
  • KEMRI/the project WILL NOT offer employment after the completion of internship.

Research Interns – 3 Positions

Required Qualifications

  • Be in possession of BSc. Biochemistry/Microbiology / Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Genomics or any related biological science course from a recognized institution.
  • Be Familiar with conducting extensive literature reviews
  • Conversant with basic microbial culture techniques and epidemiology
  • Be Familiar with whole genome sequence technologies and applications

Terms of Engagement:

Appointment in the Internship program will be for a period of one year. The successful candidate will be paid a monthly stipend of Ksh. 25,000 without any other benefits

Method of Application

Applications should include the following:

  • Letter of Application indicating the field of study
  • Current Resume or CV with names and contact information (telephone and e-mail address)
  • Copies of Certificates and transcripts.

Apply by post to Deputy Director, CGHR, P.O. Box 1578-40100, Kisumu not later than May 2, 2023.

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