The Zambakari Advisory, L.L.C. is a newly incorporated firm which leverages experts worldwide to provide consulting and advisory services to individuals, businesses, and organizations in Africa and in the Middle East. Together we provide strategic analysis and intelligence, technical capacity support with transitional processes, forecasting, and political and economic analysis that minimizes exposure to volatile events. We deliver customized services and creative approaches to successfully conducting business, and supporting state/nation-building processes in Africa and in the Middle East.
The Internship Program:
The Zambakari Advisory internship program is designed to give individuals an opportunity to gain firsthand experience in the fields of international affairs, security, and development with a focus on Africa and the Middle East. This is a unique opportunity to get practical experience working with a young and dynamic consulting firm. Internships are online based and course credit can be arranged if acceptable to your academic institution. One summer 2016 internship is available for a qualified candidate.
We are looking for candidates that can assist with database management, mapping and data visualization for research undertaken by the firm such as the longitudinal study of violent incidences in South Sudan, internal displacement, and violent incidents in Africa and the Middle East. The Intern will work directly with the research team under the supervision of The Advisory’s Statistician to.
Candidate must be detail oriented and capable of handling confidential information; possess the ability to follow directions; excellent organizational and time management skills; and work collaboratively and independently in a team environment. Previous enrollment in a database management, GIS, Macro / C / C++ / Visual Basic programming skills and statistic is preferred. Experience with a data visualization software, relational database (e.g., MS ACCESS), or SQL is preferred.
To apply, send your cover letter and resume, showing how your skills, experience or aptitude are aligned to this internship and desired qualifications to Dr. Christopher Zambakari at: firstname.lastname@example.org. This internship is unpaid but school credit is available. We offer great mentoring, flexible working schedules, and ask for a minimum of 15-20 hours a week. For more information, please visit our page at http://www.zambakari.org/