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14MAR - MRE Intern, WfWI - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community.

Since 1993, Women for Women International has served more than 447,000 women in 8 conflict- affected countries, including Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Sudan.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

The 2017 Summer Program Intern for Monitoring, Research and Evaluation (MRE) will assist the Global Programs Unit in their day-to-day work in collecting, analyzing and using data related to the program and its participants. The intern will contribute to specific projects under the supervision of the Director of Monitoring, Research and Evaluation. The internship will require 15- 20 hours per week, a daily stipend will be provided.

This is an excellent opportunity for graduate students looking to obtain additional experience in the not-for-profit space, and the inner workings of an international nonprofit grassroots women’s development organization.

Job Responsibilities

The list below indicates the types of MRE projects on which the intern might work -

           Conducting a review of survey questions in key outcome areas and updating the reference question bank to feed survey instrument revision;

           Helping with the selection of target indicators for complementary programs;

           Consolidating existing datasets and performing additional analyses on specific questions;

           Consolidating and updating guides and resources on existing data, variables and processes;

           Providing support on the design and planning of an online software tool to view and use the database;

           Conducting evidence reviews on key topics such as business skills training programs, cash transfers, health education, etc.;

           Supporting on a few internal field studies.

Job Requirements

 Undergraduate or Graduate student in international development or a related field (Master’s preferred);

  Strong research and critical thinking skills.

  Experience working with data. Experience using STATA a strong plus.

  Ability to work interdependently and communicate with people.

  Experience working in an office environment.

How to Apply

Students interested in applying should submit their cover letter and resume to https://careers- womenforwomen.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1. Applicants will be shortlisted on a regular basis so we encourage you to apply at your earliest convenience.

Deadline – N/A