Project Code: STATE-USA-S-22

Visualize data to help end AIDS

Project Title Visualize data to help end AIDS
Project Summary Develop your ability to communicate data driven stories!
Country United States
Country/Region of Focus Global
Agency Department of State
DoS Office S/GAC
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 3
Project Description

Want to help prevent new HIV infections, save lives, and accelerate progress toward ending AIDS as a public health threat? The Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy leads implementation of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). PEPFAR is the U.S. government initiative to help save the lives of those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS around the world. We are using data to do the right things, in the right places, right now, and in the right way.

The Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy seeks motivated students who would like to apply their data analytic skills to real world problems and while developing their ability to communicate data driven stories.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Coding
Data analysis
Data visualization
Graphic design
Research
Infographic design
Additional Information

These VSFS participants will work closely with PEPFAR staff that are charged with managing PEPFAR’s monitoring evaluation and reporting indicators. Take this opportunity to explore a large and growing time series data set that records the work of one of the greatest public health responses in history.

You have:
• A passion for global health
• An interest in quantitative data analysis using PEPFAR’s program indicators
• Proficiency with at least one statistical computing software package (e.g. R, Stata, SAS, SPSS) required
• A desire to explore data visualization
• An eye for graphic design