Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Projet San Francisco call for internship applications

 (Aug. 5 deadline)
Projet San Francisco is requesting applications for internships.

Internships will offer entry-level post
-masters experience in a multifaceted HIV research setting to professionals of diverse academic backgrounds. This internship is intended to recruit elite local professionals for future long-term employment opportunities.

About Projet San Francisco

Projet San Francisco is a research site of the Rwanda Zambia HIV Research Group (RZHRG). RZHRG has been a global leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS for more than 25 years, supporting prevention programs and research in Kigali, Rwanda (Projet San Francisco) and in Ndola and Lusaka, Zambia (ZEHRP). Operating from Emory University, RZHRG programs include couples voluntary counseling and testing, couples family planning and counseling with the provision of long acting reversible contraceptives; research among key populations; data management and analysis; molecular work in the laboratories; and financial and administrative management. RZHRG is committed to supporting Couples Voluntary Counseling and Testing (CVCT) as an effective and economical way to decrease HIV/AIDS transmission throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Much of the work RZHRG conducts relies on collaboration with local and international organizations.


·         Applicants must be Rwandan citizens living in-country.

·         Medical doctors or master’s degree in a relevant field of study required, ideally focused on HIV (i.e. epidemiology, statistics, laboratory sciences, public health, medicine, finance, or administration; though other fields may be considered).

·         Exception: Second-year masters students who are available during business hours may also apply. 

·         Stipend amounts will be determined based on applicant qualifications and capacity to contribute to core organizational needs.

·         Duration: 12 months.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, 2-3 page CV, and at least 2 references with contact information to The deadline for submission is August 5, 2016. The email subject line should read: “Kigali Internship Application”. Applications not meeting these requirements will not be considered.

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