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Intern – One Africa Covid-19 Tracker

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Job Category: POLICY

Requisition Number: INTER01892



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    Paris, PAR, FRA

Job Details


    Only candidates with an internship agreement are encouraged to apply.

    Gratification: € 950-1000 net depending on the number of working hours 

    Deadline for submission of applications: 10 August 2021 

    Interviews will occur before 17 August 2021

    The internship will start early September 2021.



ONE is a global movement campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030, so that everyone, everywhere can lead a life of dignity and opportunity.

We believe the fight against poverty isn’t about charity, but about justice and equality.

Whether lobbying political leaders in world capitals or running cutting-edge grassroots campaigns, ONE pressures governments to do more to fight extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, and empowers citizens to hold their governments to account.

ONE’s supporters are crucial to this work. They come from every walk of life and from across the political spectrum. They’re artists and activists, faith and business leaders, students and scientists. They take action day in, day out — organizing, mobilizing, educating, and advocating so that people will have the chance not just to survive, but to thrive.

ONE teams in Abuja, Berlin, Brussels, Dakar, Johannesburg, London, New York, Ottawa, Paris and Washington DC, educate and lobby governments to shape policy solutions that save and improve millions of lives — and which every year are under threat from cuts and other priorities.

ONE is grounded in a mission, vision and set of values that provide a foundation for our work. At ONE, we look for talented individuals who are passionate about making change and who will strive to embody our values. Please take a moment to make yourself familiar with our values and mission statement before submitting your application.

Employees of ONE work in a collaborative and creative environment. When you work for ONE, you will receive excellent benefits along with the opportunity to be part of an international organization and contribute to our mission to end extreme poverty and preventable disease.


We are seeking an outstanding Intern to provide research, data analysis and data visualisation support to the ONE Africa COVID-19 Tracker. This is a great opportunity for a current student or recent graduate with a background in international development, economics, global health and/or political science, with a strong interest in development data. 

This position will support the policy team’s work on and with data related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftershocks across key development sectors in African countries (e.g health, economics, education, gender, poverty and food security). The intern will help develop new and impactful data analysis and visualisations, using tools including Python, Flourish, and Tableau. 

This is a 4-6 months paid internship based in France, reporting to the Development Data Policy Manager. 


    Conduct research and quantitative analysis of data related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftershocks in African countries. 

    Find insights in data through exploratory and hypothesis-driven analysis; use these insights to tell stories through data visualisation, text and verbal communication. 

    Succinctly summarize key trends and results from analysis for broad consumption, including for blogs.

    Additional duties as assigned


    A masters degree (or in progress), international development, economics, political science, international affairs, or other relevant field. We may consider candidates from other backgrounds in exceptional cases where candidates have a strong data skillset and relevant experience in international development.

    Strong quantitative analysis skills required. Experience with using Python, Tableau, and/or Flourish is strongly desired.

    Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, and Google Suite.

    Quick turnaround research skills—must have the ability to seek out key facts and statistics to explain complicated policy topics to a broad audience.

    Ability to write clearly and succinctly, with a strong attention to detail.


Excellent written and verbal, English communications skills. Fluency in French is strongly desired. 


Remote work environment at the time of hire. In-office work options available and standard office work environment in the future when appropriate to facilitate.

To apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter in French and English at: france@one.org indicating «ONE Africa COVID-19 Tracker Intern» in the subject of the e-mail. The cover letter should clearly refer to the profile and skills listed in the position description and indicate your availability dates. 

ONE thanks all candidates for their interest. Given the volume of applications, we will only contact the pre-selected candidates. If you have not been contacted within two weeks after the deadline, this means that your application was unfortunately not successful

ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.