Palladium Group Intern, Data.FI in New York, New York
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Project Overview and Role:
Data for Implementation (Data.FI) is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), whose goal is to accelerate and sustain access to high-quality data to expedite HIV and COVID-19 epidemic control and maintenance. Data.FI is led by Palladium, in partnership with JSI Research & Training Institute; Johns Hopkins University, Department of Epidemiology; Right to Care; Cooper/Smith; IMC Worldwide; Jembi Health Systems; and macro-Eyes.
Palladium seeks a summer intern to provide monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) support to the Data.FI project. The intern will report to the Senior Technical Advisor for MEL. The interns are expected to work from mid-July to mid-September 2021.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Draft concise literature reviews on COVID-19, HIV, MEL, surveillance, health security, research and other topics to be defined
Review project documentation to extract key findings; write summary report of findings
Conduct high impact data analyses and visualizations using Excel or other data visualization software
Curate Excel-based results database and liaise with activities to follow up on results reporting requirements
Support knowledge management, communication and learning activities
Support activity lead administrative and management tasks
Any other duties as assigned by the Senior Technical Advisor for MEL, DIAS
- Directly relevant coursework and/or experience and skills in at least one of the following areas: monitoring and evaluation, international development, public health, and/or public policy
Key competencies (all required):
Ability to deliver work under tight deadlines
Comfort with ambiguity in task load and able to operationalize ideas into solutions
Adaptability - ability to pivot workflow and plans rapidly
Critical and reflective thinking skills; systems thinking skills
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with diverse stakeholders
Detail-oriented and organized
Self-motivated and proactive
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to write technical documents
Candidates with at least 2 of the skills listed below are encouraged to apply:
Education or experience in global health, HIV, international development, and/or public policy
Experience conducting literature reviews and other research support t
Knowledge of monitoring, evaluation and learning basics
Expertise in Excel-based databases
Developing data visualizations
Using statistical software (e.g., Stata, SPSS, R, SAS, SQL, Python)
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