Internship Overview

Narok County is situated in Kenya along the Great Rift Valley and has a population of 850,920. The County home to the Masai Mara National Reserve, one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves is County governments in Kenya are similar to state governments in the U.S. and are the principal form of local government. The county government consists of a governor, and a county assembly (similar to a state legislature). The Governor is the highest office in county government and oversees the executive departments, such as Health and Sanitation and Finance and Economic Planning.


Interns work within the Office of the Governor and will have the opportunity to see the workings of Kenyan local government. They may assist in daily office operations, research policies, aid in office communications, plan events and respond to constituent mail. They will also support the office staff with other tasks needed.