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Constituency Office Recruitment of Interns 2022 (Young Nigerian)/How to Apply

Constituency Office Recruitment of Interns 2022 are now open, 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. How to apply, Read through

Yiaga Africa is a non-profit civic hub of change makers committed to the promotion of democratic governance, human rights and civic engagement.

With its operational base in Abuja, Nigeria, Yiaga Africa focuses on in-depth research, providing critical analysis on key democratic and governance issues, crafting practical solutions, training and empowering citizens to lead change in their community.

Successful applicants will be deployed to the selected Constituency Offices for three (3) months to provide support to respective constituency offices.

The Internship period if 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.

Benefit: Selected interns will be provided with remuneration commensurate with the work.

Responsibility

Selected interns will:

  1. Serve as research assistants in respective constituency offices
  2. Provide support in the coordinating and managing the selected constituency office
  3. Monitor and evaluate engagements in the constituency offices
  4. Participate in respective legislator constituency office activities
  5. Work closely with the legislative aide(s)

Qualification

  1. Must be between 18- 35 years
  2. A minimum of tertiary education (graduated or still studying)
  3. Adequate knowledge of Microsoft suites
  4. Good writing and oral skills
  5. Must reside in the listed constituency

Related:

List of Constituencies

Interested applicants are expected to reside in the following constituencies as listed below

S/N Federal Constituency  State
1 Isuikwuato/Umunneochi Abia
2 Madagali/Michika Adamawa
3 Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Akwaibom
4 Awka North/Awka South Anambra
5 Shira/Giade Bauchi
6 Yenagoa/K/Opokuma Bayelsa
7 Katsina Ala/Logo/Ukum Benue
8 Bama/Ngala/Kalabalge Borno
9 Abi/Yakurr Cross River
10 Aniocha / Oshimili Delta
11 Ezza-North/Ishielu Ebonyi
12 Ijero/Ekiti West/Efon Ekiti
13 Aninri/Awgu/Oji River Enugu
14 Abuja Municipal/Bwari Federal Capital Territory (FCT)-Abuja
15 Nkwerre/Isu/Nwangele/Njaba Imo
16 Kaduna North Kaduna
17 Dala Kano
18 Jibia/Kaita Katsina
19 Bagudo/Suru Kebbi
20 Ilorin East/Ilorin South Kwara
21 Ikorodu Lagos
22 Akwanga/Nasarawa Eggon/Wamba Nasarawa
23 Agwara/Borgu Niger
24 Ifo/Ewekoro Ogun
25 Okitipupa/Irele Ondo
26 Ife Central/Ife East/Ife North/Ife South Osun
27 Irepo/Orelope/Olorunsogo Oyo
28 Wase Plateau
29 Jalingo/Yorro/Zing Taraba

How to apply:

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 internship@yiaga.org

For More information: Visit Yiaga Africa

Deadline: 17th of January 2022. Young women and PWDs are highly encouraged to apply.

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