NOVAFRICA Vacancy for Research Internship (Cape Verde)

NOVAFRICA is accepting applications for a Research Internship.

We are looking for a research intern to be integrated in the following ongoing NOVAFRICA field research project:

Higher Future – An Experimental Evaluation with Cape Verdean students (Cape Verde)

This project consists of a randomized impact evaluation of development intervention with Cape Verdean high school students.

Start date: October 2022.

Duration: 2 months with the possibility of an extension.

Location: Cape Verde.

Responsibilities: The intern will be responsible for accompanying fieldwork and survey implementation, and for performing a variety of tasks including survey programming, data checks and backups, staff training and team management in the field.

Selection criteria: includes strong motivation related to education and economic development, as well as an interest in research in economics. Some personal characteristics, like industriousness and capacity to build productive inter-personal relationships, are also important. Working knowledge of Portuguese is needed, but fluency (although welcome) is not a requirement.

Your profile:
• Bachelor’s in economics, Management, Finance or related fields.
• Master students in Economics, Management or Finance will be preferred.
• Ability to work independently.
• Some knowledge of and interest in education.
• Working knowledge of Portuguese is required.

Compensation: The internships will last 2 months, up to 3 months. The internships are not paid, although travel, accommodation, health expenses and basic subsistence will be covered by Nova SBE.

If you are interested, please send an email to until the 8th of October under the subject “Cape Verde Project Application”, including a letter of motivation that explains why you would like to join the this Research Internship program and your curriculum vitae.