CAREER OPPORTUNIES AT OGEES INSTITUTE
Interdisciplinary Visiting Scholars Programme
OGEES Institute provides the possibility for interdisciplinary scholars, faculty and researchers in other universities to come to Afe Babalola University, Nigeria and collaborate with members of the Institute in an area of common interest. The initiative is open to faculty members from other Universties, independent legal researchers, and other professionals working in fields of energy, environment and natural resources who are seeking the opportunity to concentrate on developing an innovative concept or approach.
During their visit, Visiting Scholars will participate in the life of the Institute, presenting their research efforts and attending relevant events. Visiting Scholars will also commit to producing relevant research work during their visit.
Visiting Scholars will have a dedicated office space and access to on campus and on line library resources.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Prospective visitors are first asked to submit a full curriculum vitae and a one-page summary of a research proposal or topic, including why the Institute would be appropriate for their research, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interdisciplinary Research Internships, Visiting Fellowships and Associate Fellowships
The OGEES Institute`s internship and fellowship programs offer interdisciplinary researchers, students and other exceptionally motivated graduates from all over the world, excellent opportunities to gain experience in the field oil, gas, energy, environment and sustainable development. Summer interns typically work full-time during the summer months (usually three to four months) at the Institute by providing research assistance and contributions to ongoing projects. Interns are usually law, economics, energy, environmental science students or other social science students currently enrolled in degrees and who are interested in the study of oil, gas, environment and sustainable development. Interns would also be provided the opportunities to spend part of their internship terms with leading oil and gas firms in Nigeria to gain practical experiences.
Fellows serve full-time for varied terms. Fellows are usually graduate students who are registered in research based masters programmes or Ph.D programs in oil, gas, energy and environment and sustainable development. Fellows can be Associate Fellows who work with us from their countries of residence or Visiting Fellows who come to the Institute to spend a specified term including fall, winter or summer terms.
Interns and Visiting Fellows would be offered free accommodation, a round trip ticket to and from their countries or states of residence to Ado Ekiti, Nigeria; transportation fare and a modest stipend for subsistence during the internship/fellowship. We also provide letters and assistance with visa applications. Associate Fellows work freelance with the Institute on research projects on a pro-bono basis or based on pre-agreed remuneration when applicable. Associate Fellows are also entitled to special privileges and benefits associated with membership.
Responsibilities of an intern or visiting fellow include conducting researching and writing about areas of international law and policy; assisting with policy analysis and advocacy; attending meetings and conferences; assisting with the production of publications; and otherwise working closely with Senior Fellows on various projects. Successful applicants generally possess excellent research and writing skills and a strong dedication to public interest law. OGEES Institute actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds.
To apply for internships or fellowships please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to email@example.com, or mail them to:
The Institute for Oil, Gas, Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development
Attention: Internship/Fellowship Coordinator,
OGEES Institute, Afe Babalola University,
8.5 Afe Babalola Way,
Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State,
All applications for summer internships and visiting fellowships must be submitted latest 31 January.
We however accept applications on a rolling basis for Associate Fellowships.