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Call for Internship Applications at CISLAC!

 The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), a non-governmental civil society organisation with focus on policy and legislative engagement based in Abuja, Nigeria, is seeking recent Masters’ graduates in African Studies, Development Studies or Public Policy who are interested in hands-on learning about governance and policymaking in West Africa.

CISLAC (www.cislacnigeria.org) was founded to forge links between civil society and parliamentary policymakers in Nigeria’s transitional democracy, and to strengthen the legislative oversight process in Nigeria’s Legislature both at National and State level. CISLAC has taken a lead in such activities as monitoring the budget process, scrutinising the implementation of the Nigeria Executive Industries Transparency Initiative ACT, Fiscal Responsibility Act, Freedom of Information Act and examining National rules on Public Procurement Act 2007, advocating for the mainstreaming of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Nigeria as well as many other areas of policy and legislation at a National and State level.

The intern role will involve assisting in administering programmes with partner institutions at National and State level, developing project proposals, preparing reports and information materials and helping to represent CISLAC in policy-related civil society networks. The internship will allow extensive and unique exposure to legislative and governance institutions, as well as interaction with wider civil society in Nigeria.

As part of CISLAC’s ongoing programme of providing opportunities for early-career professionals to have exposure to governance and development issues, the internship programme is open to both international and domestic candidates. Internships, which can be between three and six months, or longer if part-time, are expected to be self-funded, although a small daily allowance will be made for transport/food expenses.

To apply, please email your credentials and CV to cislacnationalassembly@yahoo.com and copycislac@cislac.kabissa.org stating INTERNSHIP as the subject line within seven (7) days of this notice.

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is a non-governmental, non-profit legislative advocacy, lobbying, information sharing and research organization. (CISLAC) works towards bridging the gap between the legislature and the electorate; by enhancing lobbying strategies; engagement of bills before their passage into law; manpower development for lawmakers, legislative aides, politicians and the civil society, as well as civic education on the tenets of democracy and Human Rights.

Address:
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)
No. 7 Mahathma Gandhi Street,
Off Shehu Shagari Way,
By Bullet Garden, Area 11 Junction,
Asokoro, Abuja – Nigeria
Website: www.cislacnigeria.org
Email: info@cislacnigeria.orgcislacnationalassembly@yahoo.com
GSM: +234-8033844646, 08052370333, 07034118266


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Call for Applications: Google Africa Intern Programme

Google Africa Intern Program – Lagos

This location is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

The area: Direct Sales Organization

Technology can transform the way companies interact with their customers, and the Direct Sales Organization helps the world’s biggest companies to do just that. Whether we’re working with corporations directly or partnering with advertising agencies, we create innovative advertising campaigns across a variety of our products. Our Sales teams of account managers, executives, strategists, coordinators and specialists are specialized in different industries and regions to ensure that our ads reach the right users and give our clients the most bang for their buck.

The role: Google Africa Intern Program

As a Google Program Intern, you will support our team’s deployment of new and exciting Google products targeted at the region’s user and small businesses. Armed with deep knowledge of Google products and user needs, you will conduct market research and undertake various projects aimed at improving our current and future product offerings. Such projects might include user surveys, product testing, outreach to publishers and businesses, or marketing support. You may work with various teams across our product range and should expect a high amount of responsibility, on par with a regular team member. You come to us with a sharp, analytical mind and an entrepreneurial spirit, and you’re eager to join an exuberant, fast-paced team environment.

Internship will start on January 16, 2012 and will run approximately 14 weeks.

Please apply with a full CV in English and university transcripts or a full grade summary.

Responsibilities:

  • Take full responsibility for projects as assigned and develop smart, integrated, research-based marketing proposals for internal use.
  • Research and develop deep knowledge of key markets, and the respective competitive landscape, client products and key business issues.
  • Utilise measurement tools to add relevant data to presentations and proposals.
  • Contribute to the development of internal and external products.
  • Troubleshoot user and small business issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent in progress.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and ability in common business applications (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation) and internet savvy.
  • Previous sales support or market research experience or internships.
  • Superior analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong project management, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English.

Other EMEA internships…

Are you looking for an adventure? Google now offers internship opportunities throughout the year. If you are studying Psychology or Art History, don’t let that arts degree keep you from applying to Google. We have internship work in many non-technical fields – including Finance, Marketing, and Sales.

Available opportunities

For details- http://www.google.com/intl/en/jobs/students/sga/undergrad/internships/emea/

Best of Luck guys!