Research Intern- Gender and Social Inclusion

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Millenium Project Completion Agency (MPCA) Zambia is looking for a Research Intern to assisst in the implementation of MPCA Zambia Compact II Development focussing on gender and social inclusion functions.


The development of the Compact II is partly focussing on directing investments towards supporting the growth of agriculture and agro-processing. Some of areas of focus include enhancing agricultural production and productivity through investment in roads and other market access support infrastructure. Working closely with the MPCA Zambia Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist, the Intern will offer support to the GSI team for the ongoing due diligence in understanding Gender and Transport opportunities and challenges in furtherance of these objectives.

Specific Tasks

The Research Intern will be responsible for undertaking the following tasks:

1. Supporting drafting of interview guides;

2. Scheduling of meetings with identified institutions;

3. Note taking in metings;

4. Setting up meetings through KIIs and Focus Groups;

5. Facilitation of community level logistics for participation where necessary;

6. Support of a National Level Gender Action Learning (GALS) workshop; and

7. Other assignments as given by the Supervisor.


Bachelor’s Degree (Maters Student) in Social Sciences, Developments Studies;

Experience working in any of the following sectors: agriculture/gender/social work/development studies;

Experience working with women and other socially excluded people such as youths, persons with disabilities and children;

Networking and community mobilization experience;

Experience in quantitative data collection using appropriate data collection methods such as KIIs and Focus Groups Discussions;

Experience of documenting stories during data collection.

Duration of the Internship is from February 2024 to July 2024.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

Application deadline
26 Feb 15:00