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The Programme

You will learn about WFP and its culture through a real-life work experience, a field visit to one of the WFP sites in Egypt and exposure to various job roles. We will provide you relevant soft skills and on-the-job training and feedback to kick-start your professional career. 

Through this experience you will develop new skills and make new connections that very well might provide professional references for you someday.

Clear Responsibilities as of Day 1:

You will have clear job responsibilities and live the experience of being a WFP employee.

Continuous Mentoring and Coaching:

You will work with professional teams and receive formal training and ongoing coaching.

Networking Opportunities:

You will get the chance to enrich your skills and work with people from 30+ nationalities.

Why Join WFP:

Saving & Changing Lives:

  • Make a difference, the world will notice.
  • We are driven by our mission to fight world hunger and feed people’s dreams of a brighter future.

Global Community:

  • Build bridges that unite people across the world.
  • Being part of a global, diverse and multicultural community like WFP, will continuously expose you to new ideas and perspectives.
  • How we deliver our mission in deep respect for personal and cultural differences and close collaboration between every member of our global team, will certainly enrich your experience and knowledge on so many levels. 

Unlimited Possibilities:

  • Unlock possibilities you never thought you'd find.
  • WFP goes anywhere it is needed and does whatever it takes to get the job done.

Life-Changing Experience:

  • Reach beyond yourself and discover your true potential.
  • WFP offers the kind of life-changing experiences you’re unlikely to find in many other organizations.

What You Will Do

The selected candidate will be assisting the WFP Vulnerability and Mapping Unit with the following key duties:

  • Decentralization of the mVAM analysis process from HQ to RBC.
  • Preparation of regular analysis and reporting.
  • Managing information and data inputted to and disseminated through SNAP.
  • Ensuring data quality.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • University students with graduation year in 2019 or 2020.
  • Studies in Computer Science or data mining or Statistics or Operations Research or Mathematics.   
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, publisher).
  • Experience with a scripting language (preferably python or R) is a plus.
  • Experience with relational databases is a plus.  
  • Experience with a data visualization tool preferably Tableau is a plus.
  • Experience with applied statistics including (Hypotheses testing, correlation analysis, regression analysis) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of other statistical packages such as SPSS, STATA, SAS is a plus. 
  • Full-time availability in the period July and August.
  • Strong academic track record (good, very good or excellent ratings).
  • Fluency in oral and written English.
  • Extracurricular activities are a must.
  • Previous internship experience is a plus.
Closed a year ago
Closed a year ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations, Statistics

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Cairo (Egypt)

  • Closing Date:28th Apr 2019, 6:00 pm


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