The World Bank invites dedicated public servants to apply for the Government Analytics Fellowship Program. This initiative is based on the pioneering Government Analytics Handbook and is designed to unlock the power of data within governments, transforming it into actionable insights to enhance public administration.

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for the Government Analytics Fellowship, applicants must be:

  • Able to travel to Washington DC between May 27 to June 7.
  • Nominated by their organizations (Up to 2 fellows per organization).
  • Working in central government organizations (including agencies).
  • Mid-level managers or senior analyst positions (or equivalent) with authority to develop a government analytics project.
  • Able to demonstrate prior tertiary-level coursework on statistics or related quantitative methods.
  • Proficient in English.

Key Features

The fellowship will comprise a mix of in-person training and in-service support from senior experts at the World Bank and University College London to develop a Government Analytics project.

The fellowship spans 6 months, with a concentrated full-time commitment during the 2 weeks of in-person training in Washington, D.C., which includes the Public Administration Forum and Government Analytics course.

Benefits

  • Gain Data-Driven Insights and expertise to harness vast amounts of governmental data, translating it into actionable insights for smarter decision-making and policy development.
  • Catalyze Change in your Government with cutting-edge research and expert support to implement systemic changes in your government’s operations.
  • Join a Collaborative Network of like-minded government officials, data experts, academics, and professionals.

Participation in the World Bank Global Forum for Public Administration and Government Analytics course in Washington DC includes hotel, travel, and subsistence covered by the World Bank. 

Method of Application

Applications will be open until March 31st. All applicants must submit the following in English:

  • A comprehensive CV (3 pages maximum), highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications.
  • A 150-word summary of how you envision applying the insights gained to enhance your organization’s operations through a government analytics project.
  • An endorsement letter from your organization, nominating you for the fellowship and confirming your position.

For More Information,

Visit the Official Webpage

Application Deadline: March 31st, 2024.

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