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Thank you for your interest in Policy Center for the New South which is a new Moroccan Think Tank offering frequent opportunities to researchers and Staff. Internships and volunteer positions will also be frequently updated. Because of recruiting volume, we regret that we can only accept applications for positions that are currently open and only those applicants who are selected for further discussions will be contacted.

INTERNSHIP - Communication and Social Media

Posted : March 22, 2019

Policy Center for the new South is seeking for a highly motivated intern who will have a strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube. Expert-level written and verbal communication skills, strong decision making ability and attention to detail are critical for this position. The internship is for 3 to 6 months. 

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Scope of Work

- Draft and edit copy for social media content calendar;

- Schedule social media posts and ensure quality;

- Update social media pages as needed;

- Generate ideas for reaching a greater audience / Help develop strategies for new ways to engage and new social network profiles to reach our target audience;

- Assist in the daily routines within the digital field;

- Provide proofreading and copy editing support as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

- Obtain/Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education;

- Passion for Social Media and emerging technology;

- Exceptional oral and written communication skills;

- Self-starter with an analytical mindset and great problem-solving ability;

- Superb attention to detail and excellent organizational skills;

- Skills in HTML, InDesign, and Photoshop preferred although not required;

- Ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient is also required.

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RESEARCH INTERNSHIP – INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS & GEOPOLITICS

Posted : February 07, 2019

The Policy Center for the New South is seeking a pro-active and highly-organized person for a full-time research internship within the International Relations & Geopolitics team.

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Position summary

The intern will be tasked with supporting the International Relations & Geopolitics team in its research into key themes and regions in Africa.
As well as a strong interest in African affairs, applicants should have rigorous research and analysis abilities and clear and concise communication skills. More important than in-depth knowledge of any particular topic is an enthusiasm to learn and a willingness to work hard. Reliability and an acute attention to detail are a must. With the approval and the support of our researchers, interns may have the opportunity of publishing a paper on a theme of mutual interest to them and to the PCNS.

Key areas of responsibility

• Assist the research team with data collection and background research. This will involve the review and analysis of national and international media sources, scholarly articles and official reports.
• Carry out literature and evidence reviews, including identifying relevant research evidence, appraising the quality of evidence and writing up key findings.
• Actively participate in research projects and team meetings. 
• Support the work of the research team as needed. This will involve administrative and reporting tasks.
• Support PCNS events as needed. This will involve logistical and people-facing tasks.

Education, experience and knowledge requirements

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft (MS) Office Suite including MS Word and Excel
• Must be flexible, congenial, a team player, with excellent interpersonal skills and able to work in a fast-paced, complex environment
• English and French language fluency (reading, speaking, and writing) required

Time Period

The internship period will be three months, with a starting time to be agreed on with the team.
 

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RESEARCH INTERNSHIP – ECONOMICS

Posted : February 07, 2019

The Policy Center for the New South is seeking a pro-active and highly-organized person for a full-time research internship within the Economics team.

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Position summary

The intern will be tasked with supporting the Economics team in its research into key themes and regions in Africa.
As well as a strong interest in African affairs, applicants should have rigorous research and analysis abilities and clear and concise communication skills. More important than in-depth knowledge of any particular topic is an enthusiasm to learn and a willingness to work hard. Reliability and an acute attention to detail are a must. With the approval and the support of our researchers, interns may have the opportunity of publishing a paper on a theme of mutual interest to them and to the PCNS.

Key areas of responsibility

• Assist the research team with data collection and background research. This will involve the review and analysis of relevant databases, scholarly articles and official reports.
• Carry out literature and evidence reviews, including identifying relevant research evidence, appraising the quality of evidence and writing up key findings.
• Actively participate in research projects and team meetings. 
• Support the work of the research team as needed. This will involve administrative and reporting tasks.
• Support PCNS events as needed. This will involve logistical and people-facing tasks.

Education, experience and knowledge requirements

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including MS Word and Excel, as well as econometric analysis software such as EViews or Stata.
• Must be flexible, congenial, a team player, with excellent interpersonal skills and able to work in a fast-paced, complex environment
• English and French language fluency (reading, speaking, and writing) required

Time Period

The internship period will be three months, with a starting time to be agreed on with the team.

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RESEARCH INTERNSHIP – URBAN PUBLIC POLICY

Posted : February 07, 2019

The Policy Center for the New South is seeking a pro-active and highly-organized person for a full-time research internship in the field of urban planning.

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Position summary

The intern will be tasked with supporting our Senior Fellows in their research into urban planning and public policy.
As well as a strong interest in this field of work, applicants should have rigorous research and analysis abilities and clear and concise communication skills. More important than in-depth knowledge of any particular topic is an enthusiasm to learn and a willingness to work hard. Reliability and an acute attention to detail are a must. 

Key areas of responsibility

• Assist our involved Senior Fellows with data collection and background research. This will involve the review and analysis of relevant databases, scholarly articles and official reports.
• Carry out literature and evidence reviews, including identifying relevant research evidence, appraising the quality of evidence and writing up key findings.
• Actively participate in research projects and meetings. 
• Support the work of the Senior Fellows as needed. This will involve administrative and reporting tasks.
• Support PCNS events as needed. This will involve logistical and people-facing tasks.

Education, experience and knowledge requirements

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including MS Word and Excel
• Must be flexible, congenial, a team player, with excellent interpersonal skills and able to work in a fast-paced, complex environment
• English and French language fluency (reading, speaking, and writing) required

Time Period

The internship period will be three months, with a starting time to be agreed on with the team.

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Stagiaire en informatique

Posted : June 28, 2017

Policy Center for the New South recherche un stagiaire pour une durée de 3 à 6 mois dans le domaine de l’informatique. Le ou la candidat (e) idéal pourra acquérir une expérience significative tout en évoluant dans un environnement jeune et dynamique. 

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Domaines de travail

- Assister dans les différentes tâches de l’IT Officer

- Développer de nouvelles plateformes

- Intervenir et diagnostiquer les origines / problème en cas d’incidents techniques

- Contribuer à la gestion du site et de l’application mobile à travers des CMS

- Mettre à jour les fichiers sources des Podcasts

- Fournir un support technique à l’équipe

Compétences et qualifications requises

- Avoir au minimum un Bac +3 spécialisé en Informatique, Réseaux ou Développement Web

- Etre rigoureux (se), autonome et organisé (e)

- Etre capable d’anticiper et de prendre des initiatives

- Avoir un esprit d’analyse et de synthèse

- Maitriser les outils web :

  • Langages : JAVA, J2EE / ASP.Net, C#, J#
  • Autres : PHP, JQuery/ JavaScript, AJAX, TSQL, HTLM5/CSS3, Flash

- CMS : Drupal, WordPress

- Conception : UML

- Moteurs de bases de données : SQL Server / ORACLE / MySQL

- Des connaissances en référencement (SEO)

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