Since its founding, volunteerism has been an integral part of Kiva's foundation and success. As a Kiva Intern, you will contribute your passion, drive, ideas and expertise to expanding our reach and impact while taking on immediate and significant responsibilities within your team. In addition to learning on the job, you'll partake in a variety of educational, social, and professional development workshops and events that will accelerate your professional growth while learning about Kiva and the non-profit, technology, and microfinance sectors.
Through this volunteer internship, we’re hoping to provide a high caliber learning experience. With the completion of our internship program, you will take away many in-demand job skills. Additionally, all Kiva interns will gain exposure to foundational microfinance concepts and ongoing professional development tailored to your career goals. This position will also put you in contact with a wide array of employees and organizations around the world, giving you a jump start on networking opportunities.
This Kiva internship role is a 6-month, part-time (24-32 hours per week), Kenya based, remote position.
Kiva places interns within most departments of the organization. During recruitment, we evaluate your application and interests to match you to a specific team that will leverage your talents while providing you with an opportunity to develop and grow.
Although Kiva Interns range in age and experience, a common theme among our participants is a "can do" attitude as well as a desire and willingness to dive in and get their hands dirty.
Kiva's Impact Investments team works with partner lending institutions and borrowers from all over the world, who post profiles for fundraising onto the Kiva website. The team is responsible for sourcing, monitoring and managing relationships with these partners and borrowers, onboarding and training new partners, and ensuring that all funding relationships are compliant with Kiva’s policies and are aligned with Kiva's social mission and strategic focus. The Impact Investments team includes staff based in the US, Kenya, Thailand, and Colombia, who manage Kiva’s investment relationships across the world.
We are looking for passionate, dedicated, skilled young professionals to support the efforts of the Impact Investments team by working with our Impact Investments team, our Field partners and their clients in order to help us expand our impact. The Investment Analyst Intern will be responsible for supporting the Impact Investment team to monitor performance metrics and trends of institutional partners and borrowers with a focus on Africa and the Middle East. This is an early career traineeship opportunity, which supports Kiva’s Impact Investments team in onboarding, monitoring, and supporting our large network of international investment partners. The Investment Analyst Intern will report to a regional Investment Manager, and will collaborate closely with other team members across the Impact Investments team including the Investment Associates. This role will also support initiatives where needed. The ideal candidate is a flexible and positive team player who is passionate about Kiva’s mission and is able to perform basic financial statement analysis and execute complex processes efficiently and accurately. This role will be based in Nairobi.
The weekly time commitment for a Kiva Internship is 24-32 hours per week, from July 13th, 2021 - December 30th, 2021. Please make sure you have the availability to commit for the entire internship period before submitting an application.