The PIRI Internship Program is designed to provide aspiring researchers, academics, and practitioners with a unique opportunity to engage in multidisciplinary research and collaboration. This program aims to foster a dynamic learning environment and contribute to the professional development of interns.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Open to undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students, as well as early and mid-career researchers.
  • Individuals with a keen interest in PIRI's research areas: Research Ethics and Integrity, Environment and Energy Transition, and Peace, Security, and Governance.

Application Process:

  • Submission: Interested candidates should submit their applications, including a resume and a statement of interest.
  • Review: Applications will be reviewed by PIRI's selection committee.
  • Interview: Shortlisted candidates will undergo an interview process.
  • Selection: Successful candidates will be notified, and internship details will be provided.

Internship Activities:

Interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Engage in ongoing research projects.
  • Collaborate with PIRI's specialized committees.
  • Participate in seminars, workshops, and other Institute activities.

For more information, please contact: Mrs. Aimee Muteteshe, Internship Coordinator,

Summer School

Join the Pan-African Institute of Research and Innovation International Summer School Peace Lab in Livingstone, Zambia. This Peace Lab is a two-week program targeting individuals from diverse backgrounds and countries. The Peace Lab empowers you to become a peacemaker, reduce violence, and build sustainable peace in your homeland. Here's what you'll experience:

  • Engage in inspiring discussions about contributing to a more peaceful world.
  • Learn to apply your personal experiences to create positive change.
  • Get inspired to become a peace architect and transform traditional peacebuilding.
  • Explore the challenges young people face on their journey towards peace and reconciliation.
Why you should join:
  • Empower yourself to make a difference in your community.
  • Connect with like-minded individuals from different countries.
  • Gain practical skills in peacebuilding and conflict resolution.
  • Be part of a global network of young peacebuilders.
Program details:
  • Location: Livingstone, Zambia.
  • Participants: 30 peacebuilders from around the world.
  • Projects: Develop a peace-related project to implement in your country of origin.

Get ready to be the change. The PIRI International Peace Lab will empower you to be an effective peacebuilder in your community. Join the global movement for peace by registering here. For more information, please contact: Prof. Lewis Chilufya, PhD, Peace Lab Coordinator,