The Global Project Against Hate and Extremism (GPAHE) is seeking a paid research intern (contract) who lives in Ivory Coast and is fluent (both spoken and written) in French and Baoule and/or Dioula to contribute online research to a publication project focused on LGBTQ+ issues and technology. Fluency in English is preferred, but not required. The contract term will likely range from two to four months, dependent upon need, and may be extended. Cliquez ici pour la description en français.
As part of the research team, the intern will conduct research initiatives geared towards regional and global advocacy. The researcher will participate in the life cycle of this project. This position is suited for a graduate student or researcher with an interest in gaining additional civil society and advocacy research experience about global far-right movements, especially anti-LGBTQ+ movements.
Qualified applicants will currently live in Ivory Coast.
Carry out research activities:
- Supporting the research team to scope and develop research deliverables, including developing timelines and planning and monitoring progress.
- Participating in regular reflection on research status
- Carry out any other related duties as requested.
Knowledge, Experience and Behaviors
- Bachelor’s degree
- Spoken and written fluency in French and Baoule and/or Dioula; fluency in English preferred, but not required
- Strong analytical, organizational, writing and communications skills.
- Related work experience or experience supporting academic or civil society research.
- Understanding of far-right and hate-motivated movements in the global sphere.
- An excellent team player with the ability to work independently.
- Intrinsically motivated to learn and grow with a high degree of integrity and discretion.
- Strong commitment to the mission of Global Project Against Hate and Extremism, gender equality, anti-racism, anti-discrimination, and social justice.
GPAHE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, caste, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, genetic characteristics, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or sexual identity.
GPAHE actively seeks applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities, to provide a wide range of perspectives, ideas, views and insights into the strategy, policies, culture and goals of GPAHE. As an organization committed to supporting inclusive democracies, we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized communities, women of color, and bi-lingual candidates to apply. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. If interested, please send a short note of interest and your resume to email@example.com