International Monitoring & Evaluation Internship

World Vision Inc.
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Feb 19

Position description

Is your Global Studies or International Development coursework fueling your passion for helping with issues of global poverty?  Do you want your education to catapult you into non-profit work that gives you meaning and does good in the world?  Do you want an incredible learning experience that will expose you to non-profit work, culture, relevant projects and experts in their field?  The World Vision Internship program is looking for interns with all of the above: passion, ambition, and a desire to put their skills into practice in their area of interest. 

In return, we will give you the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of how a large non-profit functions.  You will receive support and mentorship from World Vision management and team leaders. You will have the opportunity for networking and informational interviews with staff at all levels, which can possibly help you in determining future career paths.  You will be part of a dynamic departmental team, attend appropriate departmental meetings, and other activities that will be enhancing our team capacity to better serve children worldwide!

*Note - interns will not have the opportunity to travel internationally.

Required Skills

The Evidence & Learning team (Research, Learning & Analytics Unit) is looking for interns who have:

  • Taken relevant courses in International Relations, International Development, Political Science, International Economics or Program Analysis/Data Analytics, Social Science Research Methodology
  • An understanding or interest in research, monitoring and program evaluation as well as learning about systematic reviews, issues of sustainability and communicating impact
  • Data Analysis skills (both qualitative & quantitative) and exposure to statistical programs such as SPSS, STATA, R, Dedoose, Atlas. ti or other data software
  • Experience using scientific literature databases such as Ovid and Social Sciences Citation Index
  • An interest in conducting research and writing scientific literature reviews related to humanitarian issues

Required Experience

  • Completion of college degree with enrollment in or recent completion of graduate program preferred
  • Available 20-29 hours a week for a minimum of 10-12 weeks (to up to 6 months) beginning in early June
  • Eligible to work in the United States (US citizen/resident or F1-student visa)
  • Proficient to advanced in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent technical writing and in-depth research skills
  • Attention to detail and strong analysis skills

Application instructions

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