Company: Muna Kalati (a subsidiary of Kabod Group) 

Job Title: Early Career Researcher in African Children Literature  

Type: Kabod Internship Program (KIP) – Cohort 2 – Paid internship  

Location: Accra, Ghana (In person or remote) 

Duration: 6 Month     

Salary: Negotiable. 

About Muna Kalati 

Muna Kalati (MK) is a membership-based association and a subsidiary organization from the Kabod Group, that promotes reading for African children through research, policy advocacy, and capacity development. This document would give you more understanding on the work, vision and values of MK. 

Job Title: Early Career Researcher in African Children Literature  

Position Overview 

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Intern to support our research projects in children Literature in Africa. The successful candidate will work closely with our Senior research team to explore and analyze various aspects of African children literature, especially the production of country reports on the state of children book publishing, distribution and reading in various African countries.  


  • Support the implementation in-depth research on African children literature, focusing on themes, authors, and emerging trends in children’s literature.
  • Generate well-documented reports and summaries based on research findings.
  • Contribute to the creation of educational materials and resources to support literacy initiatives.
  • Assist in gathering data and information relevant to policy advocacy efforts in the field of African children’s literature.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on research findings to diverse
  • Female applications and people with disabilities are highly encouraged.
  • Remote work possible. So other African nationals with research interest or professional


  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a degree in African Literature, Early Childhood education, publishing, or a related field.
  • Strong research skills with the ability to analyze and present information effectively.
  • Genuine interest in African literature, especially in the context of children’s books.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and contribute to collective goals.
  • Francophone or bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. 


  • Gain hands-on experience in literary research and contribute to the promotion of African children’s literature.
  • Build connections within the publishing, literacy and educational communities.
  • Potential for a full-time position upon successful completion of the internship.
  • Access to at least 35 trainings to boost professional and personal growth. 
  • Opportunities to develop your leadership skills through in-house events & trainings. 

How to Apply 

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit: 

  1. A Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  2. a concise one-page Cover Letter 
  3. a sample of research paper published or unpublished. 

All must be sent to, with a copy to Any incomplete application shall automatically be dismissed and do ensure to include the JOB TITLE in the subject line of your email. Should you not receive a response within two (2) weeks after the deadline, kindly regard your application as unsuccessful. 

Closing date: 19th January at 5pm GMT 

Job Location: 10 Nairobi Street, Opposite Institute of Local Government, Accra (Ghana)