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The International Crisis Group’s Sahel Project recruits 01 Volunteer Intern

The International Crisis Group’s Sahel Project recruits 01 Volunteer Intern

Description de l’offre

Volunteer Intern, Sahel Project
• Volunteer

• Dakar or remote, Senegal

Volunteer Intern, Sahel Project
The International Crisis Group’s Sahel Project is looking for a full-time volunteer intern to support its project director and analysts in their daily activities. Requiring a natural flair for politics and foreign affairs, it is an excellent opportunity for someone to learn about conflict analysis and advocacy work but also to gain a valuable experience in a high-profile international NGO.

This voluntary internship would suit a candidate with an excellent level in both French and English and a recent undergraduate or graduate degree in international relations, political science or related fields. The ideal candidate is someone seeking to gain experience in a fast-paced, international NGO working to prevent and resolve deadly conflict in the region.

We are looking for a volunteer intern to start in early July 2021, for a period of six months. The intern will begin working on a remote basis for two months and then ideally join our Dakar office for the remaining four months, if the Covid-19 situation permits it. The volunteer will support primarily the Sahel project but also the West Africa one.

• Monitoring political and security-related developments across West Africa and the Sahel via online sources;
• Writing daily press roundups on countries covered by the projects;
• Assisting in drafting monthly situation reports on countries covered by the projects;
• Assisting in various research assignments, including conflict data analysis;
• Attending virtual events of interest held by International Crisis Group and other organizations specializing in conflict analysis;
• Other administrative tasks as may be required.

Qualifications include:
• Good writing, research and organisational skills;
• Ability to summarise information;
• Excellent verbal and written English and French; knowledge of other languages (among others Arabic, Hausa, Tamacheq, Fulfulde, Portuguese) an asset;
• Experience in office management, administration and event organising an asset;
• Previous experience working in/on West Africa or the Sahel an asset;
• Knowledge of data analysis software (R, Python, Excel) and visualisation tools (QGIS, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Tableau) an added value.

If interested, please apply by 30 May 2021.

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