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  • For which positions and locations is Athena currently recruiting?

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    Our recruitment focus changes regularly, depending on the needs of our business and locations of operation. Positions may be project, sector and/or location specific, or more general research positions open to more than one location. As new positions become available, our careers page is updated – so make sure you check regularly.

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  • I don’t fulfill all the criteria for a role, should I still apply?

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    Athena believes in looking at the potential an employee can offer. Some of Athena’s most senior consultants joined the firm as interns and have worked their way up – proving by doing and contributing towards the company’s growth and success. We therefore welcome applications from candidates who resonate with our data-driven mission to solve real world issues. We also...

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  • I’m new to the development sector – is Athena a good option for me?

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    The development sector often attracts individuals who want to see a change in the world. But what does development actually mean? At the heart of every development professional should be the will to create a world where development is no longer necessary. At Athena, we believe in the value of data science to bring about such a world. We...

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  • How does the recruitment process work at Athena?

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    Athena’s recruitment process has been designed in a way that encourages you to demonstrate the skills and values we’re looking for, rather than simply talking about them. Once we receive your application, we will review your qualifications and experience against the job description. Where we see a potential match, the interview process will comprise several rounds, including two rounds...

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  • What is Athena’s ideal candidate?

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    Athena supports a multicultural ecosystem – not only in its makeup, but also in thinking. Candidates who think outside of the box and are able to bring fresh, innovative thinking to the table while remaining true to our mission will thrive at Athena. In addition to this, we look for candidates whose confidence drives their intellectual curiosity, while remaining...

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  • Does Athena offer internships?

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    Athena recruits a range of candidates, from undergraduate level interns, right up to sectoral specialists with years of experience. Provided we are not at capacity, we are able to accomodate interns throughout the year.

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  • FSM5 and AfricaSan5 Conference in Cape Town

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    Athena participated in the FSM5 and AfricaSan5 conference held in Cape Town, showcasing its work in the Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) space. The 5-day FSM5 program ran from 18th-22nd February, and saw global actors in the FSM space converge with a shared aim of making FSM an integral part of sanitation service delivery. Deepa Karthykeyan (co-founder and director) and...

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  • Dispatch – December 2018

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    We opened a new office in Bengaluru (Bangalore). As India’s major IT hub, Bengaluru is now host to Athena’s ICT4D team, a key milestone in our mission to leverage data science for development. Our headquarters in Chennai also underwent an office shift recently, from T. Nagar to Adyar.

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