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Quality and Impact Intern

Staff whose work requires or potentially could require any in-person interaction with Save the Children colleagues, partners, or beneficiaries must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless otherwise required by law. Save the Children complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

Save the Children’s International Programs (IP) division is committed to ensuring that children around the world have a healthy, strong foundation to thrive in life. The Program Quality and Impact (PQI) team’s goal is to ensure that we deliver the greatest possible impact for children, by supporting country programs to produce strategic and high-quality research and evaluation for learning. A key component of our approach is to put in place systems and processes for research coordination and knowledge management.

We are seeking an intern to work across our technical teams to bring our global Research Evaluation and Learning (REL) Agenda to life. The PQI Intern will have the opportunity to engage with leading experts in Save the Children’s key thematic areas and learn about the technical and operational aspects of implementing major research projects in development programming.

What You’ll be Doing (Essential Duties & Responsibilities)
  • Provide technical / operational support to Save the Children PQI’s rollout of new Research Evaluation and Learning (REL) Agenda and Research Procedures
  • Support experts and researchers across Save the Children technical teams in adopting knowledge management processes by identifying, compiling and uploading documents for strategic research projects to Save the Children’s Research and Evaluation Pipeline, and Child Rights Resource Centre
  • Track progress in uptake of new research procedures and provide regular updates to PQI management team
  • Assess the alignment of ongoing research portfolio with Save the Children’s REL Agenda.

Required Qualifications
  • Must be an actively enrolled Associate, Bachelor, Master or other post high school education program, or have graduated within 6 months of program start date
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Professional proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with individuals and teams
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering an environment of diversity, inclusion, and belonging

What’s In It for You
  • Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member
  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams
  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote opportunity
  • The knowledge that your internship is changing the lives of children all around the world

Classification: Paid Intern
Part-time: Up to 24 hours per week
Expected Program Dates: September 18th - December 8th 2023
Pay: $16.10/hour
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