IT Undergraduate Intern Career Opportunity in Kenya - International Potato Center

The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a highly talented, and energetic self-motivated student with the ability to resolve events, incidents, and support issues, who is a team player, and has the ability to escalate issues to other specialized teams and partners IT Undergraduate Intern.

The Position:

The IT Undergraduate intern will provide support to the Regional IT Specialist.

Key responsibilities:

  • Technical support to users and computers.
  • Technical support for conferences and meetings.
  • Africa and Asia Equipment and Services Inventory Update.
  • Enlisting staff in AD Self Service system.
  • Any other assignment as assigned by the supervisor.

Selection Criteria

  • Currently enrolled in bachelor’s degree in information technology, Business Information Technology, Information systems, Computer science or equivalent in a recognized University in Kenya.
  • Knowledge in Windows and Office 365 operating system support.
  • ITIL framework.
  • Support with Windows users and network infrastructure, Office 365 Services, web conferencing
  • Good command of English language and communication skills;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Should have a flexible study schedule.

Why should you consider this opportunity?

  • CIP is a global and reputable international organization that has a strong, state-of-the-art R&D background.
  • CIP is dedicated to achieving food security, improved nutrition and well-being, and gender equality for poor people in root and tuber farming and food systems of the developing world.
  • CIP is a member of the CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.

What are we offering?

  • Excellent working environment.
  • Work in an equal and diverse workplace.

What are the conditions?

The position is an internship position limited to Kenya nationals and permanent residents only. The internship will be for a period of one year.

How to apply

How to apply?

Visit the following link: and submit your cover letter and a full C.V. with your references. Screening of applications will begin on April 21, 2023 and will continue until the post is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Learn more about CIP by accessing our web site at

CIP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.

CIP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). CIP also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.