Design Intern

Job Title: Design Intern
Location: Nairobi
Organization: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)
Closing date: May 16th

Are you a graduate architect or a recently graduated design professional with an interest in community development? Kounkuey Design Initiative is offering a 6-month paid internship program for recent graduates interested in acquiring hands on experience in participatory design and community development.

KDI is currently seeking a design graduate student with an interest in community development to support our growing team in Nairobi, Kenya. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and creative self-starter to work directly with vulnerable communities throughout Kibera on a wide range of tasks.  The candidate will work in a highly collaborative interdisciplinary environment of architects, landscape architects, urban planners, community organizers, and construction and fabrication teams.

Specific Responsibilities:

Qualifications and Experience

How to Apply:

Interested parties should submit (1) a cover letter that includes relevant experience, achievements, and interest in social development; (2) CV; and (3) a portfolio that includes design projects, duration of design, and project description in PDF format. Please note that we will only be accepting electronic submissions and will only be contacting the most qualified applicants to schedule a formal interview.

Please use “Design Intern Application” in the Subject Line.

Interested candidates should submit to:

Jack Campbell Clause, Senior Design Coordinator

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