Job Title: Undergraduate Intern – Global at Dalberg
Business/Department: Dalberg Advisors
Job Category: Consulting
Abu Dhabi, AE
Addis Ababa, ET
Dar Es Salaam, TZ
New Delhi, IN
Closing Date: 13 Nov 2022
Maximize your potential. Tackle the world’s toughest problems.
Build expertise in areas that matter to you. Become a global development leader.
We are a global group working to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies throughout the world, providing an innovative mix of advisory, investment, research, analytics, and design services. Today’s complex global problems require new solutions. Comprised of Dalberg Advisors, Dalberg Data Insights, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Implement, Dalberg Media and Dalberg Research and a not-for-profit, Dalberg Catalyst; our businesses approach problems differently and work together to create impact at scale. We are from everywhere, at home anywhere – an African and American company as much as an Asian, Middle Eastern, and European one.
Dalberg is a place where a diverse mix of talented individuals are able to bring their authentic selves to work – whether it’s how you identify, where you come from, the languages you speak, the person you love, the way you worship. Dalberg is a home where people feel safe, understood, nurtured and encouraged to grow.
As a team of 700+ people from 55 countries, speaking over 90 languages collectively, with a 40% female leadership team, Dalberg places diversity, equity and inclusion principles at the heart of our organization and the work we do alongside our clients, partners and communities.
Established in 2001 by experienced private sector consultants, Dalberg operates from 26 worldwide locations. For more information, please visit Dalberg.
You aspire to become a leader in global development by tackling global issues, from malnutrition to climate change to economic growth, ensuring no population is left behind. You enjoy collaborating with teams while traveling and working across continents and cultures. You excel in solving problems using clear strategic thinking and quantitative and qualitative analysis, and you want to put your skills to work—transforming organizations, advising investors, and shaping new initiatives. You are a committed self-starter with an excellent academic record, leadership roles on campus, a passion for development and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Dalberg has a global footprint with consultants that live and work around the world, creating a network of experience anchored by our offices in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Dalberg combines ground-level insight with experience from top-tier professional services firms and leading academic institutions to create actionable solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.
Undergraduate Intern – Global Job Vacancy at Dalberg
Full-time undergraduate with expected graduation in 2023 or 2024
Pursuing a degree in Economics, Business, International Relations, Science, Math, Engineering or a related field
Excellent academic record
Leadership experience on- or off-campus
Strong analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative
Ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner, both written and oral
Understanding of the political and cultural realities of international organizations or environments
In addition, if you have skills or abilities in the following areas, please be sure to let us know in your application:
Fluency in spoken and written languages other than English
Experience with financial analysis, excel, STATA
In-depth knowledge on specific topics related to Dalberg’s work
Demonstrated ability to innovate new programs, processes, ideas or initiatives
WHAT YOU WILL DO AND HOW YOU WILL GROW
Undergraduate Interns will join Dalberg project teams supporting our clients to drive the creation of innovative and results-oriented solutions. Interns will work closely with members of a project team and take ownership of key aspects of project work, including leading research and analyses. Interns will be paired with junior staff members who will serve as the interns’ mentors for the duration of the internship. Each intern will also be assigned an advisor who is responsible for the intern’s professional development and growth during their internship. Interns will have regular training in consulting skills, communications, business development and specific content areas of interest.
Examples of recent projects that Dalberg consultants have worked on include creating a macro-economic plan for the Government of Ethiopia to accelerate industrial growth, designing a major foundation’s strategy to control sleeping sickness in Democratic Republic of the Congo and neighboring countries, and launching a new impact investment fund for agriculture in Nigeria. In addition, Dalberg Consultants worked on creating the world’s largest public, freely available dataset on national digital ID in India and have previously traveled for work to a mine in a jungle in Indonesia, to refugee camps in remote parts of Kenya, and to the border of Nepal looking at trafficking transport chains.
Dalberg is a platform for change. Our staff is empowered to start new programs, institute best practices, and develop traditions that will define the Dalberg experience for years to come. Innovation and entrepreneurship are not only valued at Dalberg; they are essential to our firm’s success. In addition to providing training, management-level advising, and mentoring, we empower our interns to learn by doing, engaging them as full members of project teams from day one.
The Undergraduate Intern role is a 10-12-week program, beginning in June 2023 and ending prior to the start of September 2023. The intern will have the opportunity to better understand what full-time employment with Dalberg is like.
ABOUT OUR CLIENTS
Our clients come to us with some of the most difficult global problems, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. We are entrepreneurs and innovators, designers and creative problem solvers, thinkers, and doers who supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies throughout the world. Some of our recent clients include foundations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, corporations such as Pepsi and Vodafone, multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and UNICEF government agencies such as DFID and the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency, and grassroots organizations and non-profits such as Sesame Workshop.
JOIN OUR TEAM
Our current opportunities are in Abu Dhabi, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Kigali, Mumbai, New Delhi and Singapore.
Please submit your application to our Career Centre11:59pm EST on 13 November 2022.
Your application should include a resume noting current SAT/ACT and GPA, or British Class system and/or ECTS Grading as applicable, and a cover letter that discusses your interest in international development and identifies issues that are most pressing to you. We expect to make final decisions regarding intern positions no later than February 28, 2023.
During the same recruitment period, please only apply to one position at Dalberg. This position should be the role best suited to your current professional experience and to your first preference location. You will have the opportunity to rank your next 2 location preferences within your application, in case there are openings in other offices. Candidates selected for interviews will be invited to interview by video. Interviews will test consulting skills through case questions and discuss the candidate’s interests and experience.
Owing to the large number of applications we receive; unfortunately, only successful candidates will be contacted.
All offices will only extend offers to candidates looking for full time positions in the country they complete their internship in.
Employment in all the Dalberg offices is conditional on the candidate having the requisite authorization to live and work in that country.
The Deadline for Submitting Applications is : 13th November 2022
How to Apply:
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