Deadline: July 12, 2024

Applications are open for the WACSI Next Generation Technology Internship Programme 2024. The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) with support from Ford Foundation is inviting young graduates or civil society actors from Ghana and Nigeria, with interest in leveraging technology for social impact to apply for its 6 months’ Next Generation Technology Internship Programme running from August 2024 to January 2025. 

WACSI is currently seeking 3 interns interested in gaining experience in leveraging technology to support civil society initiatives for social impact.


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Duties

  • Identify potential digital technology related issues and contribute solutions to address them 
  • Design, plan and implement technology solutions and document key processes and lessons learnt for knowledge building 
  • Assist in providing support for tech adoption and training in digital technology related areas 
  • Contribute to outreach and visibility of the tech programme and interventions through marketing support, branding and partners’ engagement 
  • Report on activities and analysis of data to inform future actions, decision-making and institutionalisation of leading practices 
  • Support in any other projects or initiatives undertaken by the Unit or across Units within the organisation.

Eligibility

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  • Have a minimum of a first degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics or related fields. 
  • Commitment to WACSI’s vision and values and demonstrated interest in civil society. 
  • Strong technical, writing and communication (verbal and written) skills. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages. 
  • Knowledge of Cloud computing tools 
  • Strong knowledge in digital marketing 
  • Confidence in using and applying data analysis tools 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Works well under pressure and in a multi-cultural environment. 
  • Proactive, willing to learn and take initiatives. 
  • Works well as part of a team. 

NOTE:

  • The successful Nigerian intern will spend a substantial part of her/his internship working at the WACSI office in Abuja, Nigeria while the successful Ghanaian intern will spend substantial part of her/his internship working at the WACSI office in Accra, Ghana. 
  • The internship period is from August 2024 to January 2025. 
  • It is expected from the intern to produce a practicum and end of internship reports and a technology action plan for implementation pertaining to West Africa/Civil Society by the end of the internship period. 
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Application

Click here to apply


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For more information, visit WACSI Internship.

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