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Graduate Internship

2018 Graduate Internship in International Development

Internships are excellent opportunities for young graduates considering a career in development to gain experience in field work. We provide challenging assignments, and applicants are expected to possess maturity, character, initiative and self-reliance as well as outstanding academic credentials and problem solving skills.

As a graduate field intern at Dataville Research, you receive tailored training, guidance and real responsibility from the beginning, quickly becoming an invaluable candidate in the global development sector.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to provide positions for in-house internship in our various offices across Africa however, we are pleased to announce the commencement of our innovative virtual internship programme where the participant (intern) gains field experience while working in a remote professional setting and is not physically present at any of Dataville Research offices.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply to this programme.

Who Should Attend

  • Entry-level professionals in the global development sector.
  • Enthusiasts from all nationalities wanting to break into the development sector.
  • Individuals with a technical background interested in improving their knowledge and skills.
  • Individuals with no technical background interested in exploring careers in global development.
  • College graduates from Africa and the Middle East.

Benefits

  • Gain extensive knowledge of global development delivered by experienced practitioners.
  • Become proficient in development research techniques from a practical point of view.
  • Confirms mastery of skillset and industry principles and best practices.
  • Boost your career confidence and advancement.
  • Expand your professional network.

Programmme/Tasks

  • A First Look at Global Development
  • Data Sources in International Development
  • How to Break into International Development
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Research Methodology for Development
  • Mobile Data Collection
  • Exploring Opportunities in the Development Sector
  • Template Development
  • Baseline Survey
  • Endline Survey
  • Programme Implementation
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Developing RFPs
  • ICT for Development
  • Conflict, Gender and Development
  • Future of Aid
  • Term Paper

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why the Graduate Internship Programme in International Development?

Internships are excellent opportunities for young graduates considering a career in development to gain experience in field work. We provide challenging assignments, and applicants are expected to possess maturity, character, initiative and self-reliance as well as outstanding academic credentials and problem solving skills.
As a graduate field intern at Dataville Research, you receive tailored training, guidance and real responsibility from the beginning, quickly becoming an invaluable candidate in the global development sector.

What is the mode of this internship programme?

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to provide positions for in-house internship in our various offices across Africa. However, we are pleased to announce the commencement of our exciting and innovative virtual internship programme where the participant (intern) gains field experience while working in a remote professional setting and is not physically present at any of Dataville Research offices.

Do I need to have experience in the development sector?

No prior experience is required. However, shortlisted participants will need a computer, some familiarity with Windows and internet connectivity.

What is the duration of this programme?

This 3-month programme include a 1-month intensive online training in international development; 1-month research methodology in international development; and 1-month field work and report writing in any or a combination of a specialized area: Human Rights, Education, Public Health, Agriculture and Food Security, Climate Change, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Private Sector Development and Governance and Civil Society.

How is this programme funded?

This development programme is a sole initiative of Dataville Research LLC and partially funded by the consortium. Selected participants will be required to pay $15 as part of the operating costs.

Further enquires?

For further enquiries, please send a mail to internship@datavillegroup.com

Graduate Internship Application Form (Cohort 2) | Deadline: April 8, 2018

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Funding Arrangement

 Self-funded Organization-funded

Area of interest(s) in the international development sector

 Human Rights Education Public Health Agriculture and Food Security Climate Change Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Private Sector Development Governance and Civil Society Gender and Development

 I hereby acknowledge that if shortlisted as a participant in the Graduate Internship Programme in International Development, I confirm that I will abide by the time commitments as outlined in the full 12-week program.