Project Code: STATE-USA-45

Solar & snake reduction applications in West Africa

Project Title Solar & snake reduction applications in West Africa
Project Summary This project will be focused on researching solar technologies and snake reduction applications that are suitable for Western Africa. Will work closely with the Public Diplomacy (PD) and Facilities Management team to create resources for use by a wide audience, in PD outreach & social media.
Country United States
Agency Department of State
DoS Office N/A
Post MALABO
Section FM
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

The embassy is located on the equator in western Africa. The intern selected for this project will be focused on researching solar and snake reduction technologies that could be effective in the area. The deliverables for this internship will include:

A report and research on solar applications that are suitable for powering small pieces of equipment and solar applications that can be easily procured and used in the region.

An informational brochure and infographics on how to quickly and easily identify different types of snakes prevalent in the region, mitigation techniques and what to do if bitten.

A report and research on snake mitigation technologies that could be successful in the area.

To share helpful information with the public, will create infographics and other informational / data visualization products for public reference on the topics mentioned above.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Analytical writing
Data analysis
Data visualization
Design thinking
Editing and proofreading
Graphic design
Infographic design
Research
Social media management
Writing
Additional Information

None