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Would you like to participate in the DSN Internship Programme?

1. PROJECT/ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN

We are looking for highly motivated, passionate, and committed individuals to join and support our Project and Administrative Team.
As our Project/Admin Intern, your primary responsibility will be to provide support and assistance to the team in achieving operational success and project deliverables.

WHAT YOUR DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES WILL LOOK LIKE

  • Support and Assist various project teams to achieve specific project deliverables
  • Assist with planning, forecasting, organizing, and reporting the Foundation’s daily operations
  • Check, sort and forward emails
  • Attending all engagements and activities organized by DSN to ensure compliance with our Standard Operating Procedures, frameworks, and best practices.
  • Assist to ensure end-to-end quality assistance of every product, document, presentation, report or budget.
  • Assist in managing all internal and external event schedule, operational schedule, meetings, public events etc.
  • Post-event and project reporting for learning and program improvement

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • A Bachelor’s degree/HND in any discipline
  • A degree or certificate in Communications, Business Administration, Project Management, etc. or demonstrable knowledge of competence in these areas is a plus
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Organisational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Has the right attitude; natural team player

To apply, please complete the internship application form here: DSN-internship-form 

2. RESEARCH & INNOVATION INTERN

We are looking for highly motivated, passionate, and committed individuals to join the team as we grow and expand the Data Science Nigeria Research and Innovation activities.
As our Research Intern, your primary responsibility will be to provide support and assistance to the team in growing and expanding our research and innovation activities.

WHAT YOUR DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES WILL LOOK LIKE

  • Exploratory research and development of innovative research ideas and products.
  • Review Academic and Scientific Research papers in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.
  • Contribute to Scientific and Academic Research paper.
  • Work with team members and partners in person or online, in a courteous, pleasant, professional, and efficient manner. Discretion, accuracy and clarity in communication are essential.
  • Commitment to completion of recommended data science and artificial intelligence learning tracks.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • A Bachelor’s degree/HND in any discipline
  • Experience in Computer vision, Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement learning, Geospatial analysis, Data Visualization, Data Engineering and related fields is a plus
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrates basic to intermediate Python and/or R programming skills, and deployment of AI models.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Has the right attitude; natural team player

To apply, please complete the internship application form here: DSN-internship-form 

3. SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT INTERN

We are looking for highly motivated, passionate, and committed individuals to join the team as we grow and expand the Data Science Nigeria Software Development activities.
As our Software Development Intern, your primary responsibility will be to provide support and assistance to the team in growing and expanding our Software Development activities.

WHAT YOUR DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES WILL LOOK LIKE

  • Support the team’s effort to build and deploy innovative data-driven software
  • Work with team members and partners in person or online, in a courteous, pleasant, professional, and efficient manner. Discretion, accuracy and clarity in communication are essential.
  • Commitment to completion of recommended data science and artificial intelligence learning tracks.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • A Bachelor’s degree/HND in any discipline
  • Ability to use the command-line and GIT
  • Technical experience with Nodejs (Express), Mongoose (ODM), Postgres and MongoDB, React, HTML, CSS/SCSS and Python programming.
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment
  • Minimum of 1 years of software development experience
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Has the right attitude; natural team player

To apply, please complete the internship application form here: DSN-internship-form 

4. COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT INTERN

We are looking for highly motivated, passionate, and committed individuals to join the team as we grow and expand the Data Science Nigeria AI+ Community.
As our Community Management Intern, your primary responsibility will be to provide support and assistance to the team in growing and managing the AI+ community.

WHAT YOUR DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES WILL LOOK LIKE

  • Identify and track relevant community metrics.
  • Support the development and implementation of strategies for expanding the AI+ Community reach and onboarding new AI+ members.
  • Form and manage relationships with AI+ community members and partners.
  • Engage effectively with the AI+ community via different channels (social media, emails, phone calls, etc.)
  • Work with team members and partners in person or online, in a courteous, pleasant, professional, and efficient manner. Discretion, accuracy and clarity in communication are essential.
  • Commitment to completion of recommended data science and artificial intelligence learning tracks.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • A Bachelor’s degree/HND in any discipline
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Has the right attitude; natural team player

To apply, please complete the internship application form here: DSN-internship-form 

5. BUSINESS INTERN

We are looking for highly motivated, passionate, and committed individuals to join the team as we grow and expand the Data Science Nigeria Business activities.
As our Business Intern, your primary responsibility will be to provide support and assistance to the team in growing and expanding our business and consulting activities.

WHAT YOUR DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES WILL LOOK LIKE

  • Support the team in planning and executing business and innovative ideas for the organization
  • Support the team in managing projects and programs.
  • Work with team members and partners in person or online, in a courteous, pleasant, professional, and efficient manner. Discretion, accuracy and clarity in communication are essential.
  • Contribute to the development business, grant and training proposals
  • Designing Powerpoint presentations on plans for all programmes
  • Develop, track and respond track weekly social media posts and comments.
  • Follow up with all  team leads for all weekly communication needs for the organization
  • Collaborate with graphic designers, video/animation production agencies on content creation.
  • Enthusiastically support the team by writing and editing of company communication, including but not limited to internal and external communications, copywriting for marketing materials, and drafting of press releases for events and new product launch.
  • Commitment to completion of recommended data science and artificial intelligence learning tracks.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • A Bachelor’s degree/HND in any discipline
  • A degree or certificate in Marketing Communications, Public relations, Brand Management, Product management, etc. or demonstrable knowledge of competence in these areas is a plus
  • Excellent stakeholder and project management skills
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Has the right attitude; natural team player
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good coordination skills

To apply, please complete the internship application form here: DSN-internship-form 

6. EDTECH INTERN

We are looking for highly motivated, passionate, and committed individuals to join our EdTech Project team.
As our EdTech Intern, your primary responsibility will be to provide support and assistance to the team to achieve all the deliverables.

WHAT YOUR DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES WILL LOOK LIKE

  • Assist in the daily cleaning of the student’s database and updating report on the student dashboard
  • Assist in Learning feedback tracking per student
  • Assist in regular weekly and quarterly radio/SMS Quiz readiness
  • Assigning and creating of task on Check4Me App in galvanizing Student’s registration
  • Checking through Submissions on Submittable to ensure files are properly named and submitted to the right forms
  • Labelling of files to indicate that they are okay to be assigned or otherwise
  • Assigning of New unique submissions to Expert Quality Assurance Reviewers
  • Compilation of list of assigned files and assignees for follow up

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Ability to work with software application and adapt fast
  • Should be able to work with Excel and manipulate data using spreadsheets
  • Ability to use MS Word conveniently and Power Point
  • Be able to communicate effectively and politely
  • Good planning skill
  • Be able to Multi-Task and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Be able to adapt to new systems and software quickly

To apply, please complete the internship application form here: DSN-internship-form 

7. GEOSPATIAL DATA INTERN

We are seeking young and vibrant project interns/assistants (4) with interest in Geographic Information system (GIS), spatial analytics and Data Visualization, who will work in our research and consulting team to design and implement custom mapping, spatial analytics, data visualization and reporting solutions in a super exciting work environment.
Some of your daily schedule will include the coordinate longitude/latitude location analysis, mapping of population distributions, business location/social amenities coordinate analysis using nearest neighbor analysis and extrapolated analytics with platforms like GRID3 etc.

WHAT YOUR DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES WILL LOOK LIKE

  • Analyzing spatial data through the use of mapping software.
  • Discovering patterns and trends through spatial mapping of data and dashboard development.
  • Designing digital maps with geographic data and other data sources.
  • Producing maps showing the spatial distribution of various kinds of datasets
  • Developing mapping applications and tools.
  • Produce reports on geographic data utilizing data visualizations.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in information science, social science, management or related field preferred.
  • Our projects are interdisciplinary and as such we are flexible to accommodate expertise from a range of varied disciplinary backgrounds (e.g. geography, demography, statistics, mathematics, economics, physics, computer science, health sciences, epidemiology etc).
  • Experience of computer programming (R or Python), statistical analysis, familiarity with any GIS software (QGIS, ArcGIS, PostGIS, MapBox, Carto), tools (Open StreetMap, Earth Observation, GRASS GIS, FalconView etc.) data visualization and basic database design would be advantageous.
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

To apply, please complete the internship application form here: DSN-internship-form 

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