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Palladium Group Intern, Data.FI in New York, New York

Intern, Data.FI

Company Overview:

About Palladium - Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people's lives.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion- We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at accessibility@thepalladiumgroup.com

Safeguarding- We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

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

Required Qualifications:

  • 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)

Palladium is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. Should you require any reasonable adjustments to a selection process due to disability or any other cricumstance, please email our team at accessibility@thepalladiumgroup.com and we will endeavor to make any reasonable adjustments to our process.

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