Karfi is Hiring!
November 30, 2018
If you are or know of an exceptional student with a passion for news and developments in Africa, please consider the following internship opportunities available with Karfi:
Social Media Intern: Responsibilities for this role include:
manage updates to Karfi's social media accounts
collect and analyze data to ascertain issues of most concern to Karfi's audience
Web Content Intern: Responsibilities for this role include:
collect and read articles on trending topics concerning African nations and the Diaspora community
develop brief synopses of the selected content for the IRON Series
Administrative Intern (CLOSED): Responsibilities for this role include:
respond in a timely manner to online and phone inquiries for various products and services
liaise with strategic partners, ensuring that their questions are answered and providing logistical support for ongoing projects
manage the meeting and event calendars for the Principal Consultant
The ideal candidate(s) will have the following profile:
current undergraduate student or recent college graduate, with a major in International Relations, African Studies, Economics, Business Administration or other related fields;
strong writing and research skills;
an understanding of international affairs, including prominent organizations, experts and initiatives;
a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher for the most recent academic semester or at completion of degree program;
a working computer and access to reliable internet (most positions will be remote, but preference will be given to candidates living within the Greater New York City area).
A stipend will be provided, commensurable to the selected candidate's experience. Internships run the length of a semester, with an expected start date in mid-January 2019.
Applicants should send their resume and a brief paragraph on why they are interested in this role to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications with at least two references (at least one from a supervisor, and the other from a professor and/or professional colleague) will be prioritized for consideration.
IRON Series Webinar, premiering Monday, November 19th
Time and again, Karfi clients have expressed this frustration with acquiring the financing and resources needed for their businesses to thrive. That’s why we’re developing the IRON Series Webinar - a new platform for upcoming leaders in this field to share their origin stories and practical steps taken to overcome these hurdles.
Subscribers will have a chance to win a 1:1 consulting session with one of our featured experts - to sign up, click the flier below!
AN EXCLUSIVE EVENT FROM KARFI & Civic Innovation Lab
This event is the first in Karfi's Skills Training series, held exclusively for Civic Innovation Lab members.
Business communications requires more than a stance, mission, or even an audience. Join us Friday, February 2nd as we discuss strategies for effective and affective storytelling on a global stage (RSVP here).
Time of the event is tentative. Event is available exclusively to members of the Civic Innovation Lab in Abuja, Nigeria. To learn more visit http://civicilab.com/membership/.
NEW SERVICE: SKILLS TRAINING
October 29, 2017
Karfi is all about empowering Africans and sharpening iron. So it makes sense to offer the latest service: skills training.
Starting today, we offer in-person or online workshops preparing you and your team to carry out many of the tasks Karfi conducts on behalf of clients:
Budget development and management
General and technical writing skills
Additionally, knowledge workshops provide 101 guidance on the nonprofit landscape in your geographic area (i.e. country of operation) and how to comply with legal and accountability policies required by governments and/or private funders.
Please use the form at our Services page to make a request for additional information!