Deadline:

27 April, 2019 (23:59 GMT)

Location:

New Maadi, Cairo, Egypt.

Description

WFP Summer Internship – Monitoring

The WFP Summer Internship Program is an 8-week full-time program for highly qualified Egyptian students and fresh graduates to explore the opportunity of working with the United Nations in Egypt.

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The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

The selected candidate will be assisting the WFP Monitoring Unit with the following key duties:

  • Develop data products (Dashboards and data stories) making use of the data from WFP corporate systems.
  • Support on developing data verification mechanism to enhance data quality

The expected deliverable duties from selected candidates are producing dashboard and data story and developing data quality scorecard.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Business Informatics
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Data Mining

Required Languages

English & Arabic 

Eligible Countries

EGYPT

Program Period

8 weeks.

The programs starts at July 2019 and ends by August 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

The candidates must be eligible to the following requirements:

  • University students with graduation year in 2019 or 2020.
  • Recent graduate (max. 6 months after graduation).
  • Full-time availability in the period July and August.
  • Strong academic track record (good, very good or excellent ratings).
  • Fluency in oral and written English.
  • Extracurricular activities are a must.
  • Previous internship experience is a plus.

The following requirements are specified for this opportunity:

  • Studies in Business Informatics or Computer and Data Sciences or Data Mining or any related background.
  • Knowledge of Excel, Tableau and data visualization; Strong data management skills.
  • Knowledge of graphic design tools would be a plus.

Opportunity Cost

(Not Funded)

The internship allows accepted participants to receive the following benefits:

  • Unique experience: You will learn about WFP and its culture through a real-life work experience, a field visit to one of the WFP sites in Egypt and exposure to various job roles. We will provide you relevant soft skills and on-the-job training and feedback to kick-start your professional career. Through this experience you will develop new skills and make new connections that very well might provide professional references for you someday.
  • Clear responsibilities as of day 1: You will have clear job responsibilities and live the experience of being a WFP employee.
  • Continuous mentoring and coaching: You will work with professional teams and receive formal training and ongoing coaching.
  • Networking opportunities: You will get the chance to enrich your skills and work with people from 30+ nationalities.

How to Apply

First Step: Create an account on the following link and fill in the online application.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Wesal Hammam/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Reem Khaled / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team