international development

Program Information

  • Host Company
    Dataville Research LLC is a consortium of global development professionals and public policy think-tank with head office in Abuja, Nigeria and field offices in Jos, Lagos, Maiduguri, Nairobi, Johannesburg and New Delhi. We work with a wide range of clients, including international NGOs, national governments, regional organizations, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations and philanthropies. Find out more:
  • Program Description
    This program focuses on fundamentals of international development, data collection and management in development research and programme implementation of donor-funded projects aligned to the UN's sustainable development goals
  • Target Audience
    Volunteers and entry-level professionals in the humanitarian and development sector; Young graduates wanting to break into the international development sector; Individuals with a technical background interested in improving their knowledge and skills; Individuals with no technical background interested in exploring careers in global development; Postgraduate students.
  • Program Content
    A First Look at Global Development; Data Sources in International Development; How to Break into International Development; Sustainable Development Goals; Research Methodology for Development; Mobile Data Collection; Exploring Opportunities in the Development Sector; Project Management in International Development; Template Development; Communication for Development; Baseline, Midterm and Endline Survey; GIS Mapping for Development Projects; Programme Implementation; Monitoring and Evaluation; Developing RFPs; ICT for Development; Data Science for Social Good; Artificial Intelligence for International Development; Future of Development Aid; Term Paper.
  • Timeline
    2-3 months
  • System Requirements
    A laptop or computer with a web camera, headphones with a microphone, and WiFi with a good connection. Our primary collaboration tool is Microsoft Teams. As the interaction progresses, other tools such as Zoom and Google Meet could be deployed by Host Companies as a redirect link in Microsoft Teams platform.
  • Career Prospects
    International development is a popular career destination for many young people. Graduates can be found working in this field in a variety of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), international organisations, consultancies, think tanks and academic institutions.
  • Program Fee
    Company internship fee: N40,000 | Personalized mentorship fee: N20,000
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