Data, Monitoring, and Research jobs at Charter Cities Institute and Other Companies in Zambia

Deadline of this Job: 20 November 2022

Urban Research Internship (Lusaka Urban Lab)
The urban research intern will be based on our offices in Lusaka, Zambia with a main focus on supporting the Lusaka Urban Lab activities. The intern will get a chance to work on urban projects and challenges in the developing city of Lusaka. The intern will also get a chance to develop their own project or research with Lusaka Urban Lab. The intern will work with multiple stakeholders and facilitate the lab’s on-ground research and projects.

• Assist our urban researcher in the Lusaka Urban Lab projects.
• Create, prepare, or requisition graphic and narrative reports.
• Manage on-ground activities for the Lusaka Urban Lab.
• Prepare architecture and urban drawings as assigned by the supervisor.
• Tackle research assignments on urbanism and cities as assigned by the supervisor.

• Punctuality & regularity at team meetings and brainstorming sessions
• Commitment to reading and learning assignments
• Innovation & an entrepreneurial mindset
• Excellent verbal communication and analytical skills
• Flexible and open to new challenges
• Intellectual curiosity and love for cities
• Interest in African urbanism
This role will require the intern to be based in Lusaka, priority will be given to Lusaka based urbanists and anyone who is willing to make the move.

• A bachelor or masters student of urban planning
• A background in architecture is a plus
• Knowledge of urban spatial structure, master plans and the way in which cities work
• Excellent research and academic writing skills
• Excellent knowledge of global south urbanization
• Excellent command of 2D Drawings programs; AutoCAD or similar programs
• Excellent command of 3D Modeling programs; 3D-MAX, sketch up or similar programs
Excellent command of Photoshop, InDesign and illustrator
• Based in Lusaka Zambia/ willing to move for the duration of the internship.
• Interested or have previous experience in urban community development and engagement projects.
Lusaka (Zambia)
Compensation & Duration
CCI offers a $2,500 stipend for the 3-month period, to be paid in two installments at the midpoint and end of the internship.
The internship is for 3 months, but can be extended to 6 months based on the agreement between the researcher and the supervisor.