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Project Overview and Role
Data.FI is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the HIV and COVID-19 response. Data.FI partners with programs to accelerate and sustain access to high-quality data to expedite HIV and COVID-19 epidemic control and maintenance.
By improving global, regional, national, and community/local in-depth analyses of HIV and COVID-19 epidemiologic and programmatic data, Data.FI expedites program achievements to improve client services and attain and sustain control of the epidemics.
Data.FI supports host country governments to enhance existing health information systems (HIS), informing management responses to gaps in programming and sustaining impact by supporting local partner transition.
Purpose of Internship
Data.FI is seeking self-directed interns with a passion for technology, collaboration, and creative problem-solving.
The interns will work closely for 6 months with mentors and senior leadership on the project health informatics (HI) team and will actively contribute to development and deployment of electronic medical records systems in support of USAID Nigeria implementing partners under the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Support the HI team in application development (coding, programming) and maintenance
Assist with troubleshooting issues and provide technical support
Lend support in other areas as may be identified by the mentor or HI Team Lead
Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, or related fields’ major
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, programming languages: Java, .NET, Python, C, C++, HTML/DHTML
Strong verbal and written communication
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work well in teams
Strong work ethic and attention to details.
Hands-on experience in international development
Shadowing and training experiences with knowledgeable professionals
Collaborating hand-in-hand with skilled teams of software engineers
Opportunity to attend networking events and company meetings
Application Closing Date
To apply for this job please visit palladium.csod.com.