Application Deadline: June 30, 2023


Dataville Research is now accepting applications for the July 2023 Entry and Mid level International Development Programmes. If you would like to discover more about how poverty, inequality, globalisation, conflict and the environment can affect a country, you may be interested in a career in humanitarian or development aid.

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.

If you are considering a break-in or transition to a global development career, here are 5 internationally recognized programmes to help you make the leap.


1. Remote Internship in International Development: As a graduate field intern at Dataville Research, you receive tailored training, guidance and real responsibility from the beginning, quickly becoming an invaluable candidate in the global development sector.

2. Fellowship in Development Research: Fellows consist of individual researchers working remotely on carrying out research on themes close to those of our programmes. Fellows will be in the network of an IDR affiliate and will be able to make original contributions to their programmes and thematic areas.

3. Multidisciplinary Statistical Consulting Internship: This remote statistical internship programme will help you develop skills that cover the whole range of the steps in the statistical consulting process: communication and managing client sessions, applying appropriate statistical techniques interpreting results and communicating the findings in clear, non-mathematical terms. The hands-on exercises consist of real-life datasets from industry healthcare and government. Therefore, it serves as a model for your analysis in this programme.

4. Fellowship in Proposal and Grant Writing: This fellowship is aimed at staff of non-profit organizations development workers, government officials, researchers, consultants and knowledge workers in universities institutes, government agencies, and corporate organizations, UN agency staff and policy planners who want to learn how to write effective RFPs and grant proposals. The programme provides an understanding of and practice in RFPs and grant proposal writing for nonprofits and foundations. The program is designed for both novice and experienced grant-seekers, it is a comprehensive, hands-on training that covers researching funding sources and writing award winning proposals.

5. Fellowship Humanitarian Leadership: The Humanitarian Leadership in Complex Emergencies Fellowship is a rigorous professional development programme that prepares young humanitarian practitioners to address today’s humanitarian challenges as leaders in the evolving landscape.


• Gain extensive knowledge of global development delivered by experience  practitioners drawn from a variety of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), international organisations consultancies, think tanks and academic institutions.

• Become proficient in development research techniques from a practical point of view.

• Confirms mastery of skillset and industry principles and best practices.

• Boost your career confidence and expand your professional network.

• Gain edge over a significant number of fully-funded scholarships offered by universities, foreign governments and international organizations that support development-related studies.


• Volunteers and entry-level professionals in the humanitarian and development sector from developing and developed countries.

• 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 across the globe.

Application Process:

• Read through the requirements for each program.

• Choose your preferred program and apply.

Click HERE to read more and apply

By Elorm Hermann

I'm on a mission to disrupt mindsets and explore answers to questions others are afraid to even ask.

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