Intern Climate and One Health Data – Trainees At German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ)



JOB DESCRIPTION

Intern Climate and One Health Data

Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organizations in 120 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you’ve come to the right place.

 

  • Job ID: V000058019
  • Place of use: Eschborn
  • Period of use: April 15, 2024 – October 14, 2024
  • Subject: Young talent
  • Type of employment: Full or part time
  • Application deadline: 02/25/2024

Area of activity

The One Health Data Alliance Africa project, a regional project commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development supports the use of technology and data to protect the health of humans, animals and the environmental in Africa. Together with the African Union, Regional Economic Communities and African countries, early warning and integrated diseases surveillance systems are improved to support policy making and targeted interventions. The project brings together professionals working in human, animal and environmental health with data and digitalization experts to develop intelligent solutions in the evolving field of One Health Data. Building on existing data and information systems, the project fosters data integration, interoperability of systems and the application of data analytics,artificial intelligence and innovative tools. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team in Eschborn as a Climate and One Health Data Intern. You will have the opportunity to learn more about Climate and Health Data in Africa and what are the main challenges and opportunities for our partners. We are an inclusive team and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where diverse people and perspectives thrive. We welcome applications from a diverse range of people.We are an inclusive team and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where diverse people and perspectives thrive. We welcome applications from a diverse range of people.We are an inclusive team and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where diverse people and perspectives thrive. We welcome applications from a diverse range of people.

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Your tasks

  • Research on technologies and information systems, including trends, and innovations for early warning and integrated diseases surveillance with a focus on climate end environmental data within the One Health approach
  • Support knowledge management on the topic of Climate and One Health Data with a regional focus on Africa
  • Assessment and continues mapping of stakeholders to implement data use cases
  • Support with the development of One Health Data maps in cooperation with our partners
  • Support and participate in the organization of project events such as Community of Practice, conferences, and workshops
  • Support overall knowledge management and development of communication materials such as PowerPoint Presentations, factsheets and concept notes.

your profile

  • Master student in data science, computer science, information and communication technology or comparable courses of study
  • Interest or experience in international / development cooperation and good understanding of the social and political landscape in Africa
  • Knowledge of One Heath, climate or environmental data, surveillance systems and policies
  • First experience in data integration, analytics, artificial intelligence
  • Professional use of Microsoft Office and Communication Channels
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and networking skills in an intercultural context
  • Very good communication and event moderation skills
  • Business fluent in English, knowledge of German or French is an advantage

Notes

GIZ is a signatory to the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees should be valued – regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation.

The internship is only possible if you are currently enrolled, are in further training, whose integral part is the completion of an internship or the degree at the beginning of the internship was no longer than 6 months ago.

The monthly internship allowance is € 2,134.52 (gross).

GIZ wants to increase the proportion of people with disabilities in the company. We are therefore happy to receive appropriate applications.

Mr. Schwaab ([email protected]) is available to answer any questions regarding the content.

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