Call for Applications – CLiP – Research and Evaluation Project Assistant (REPA)

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Organization: Carey Institute for Global Good, Center for Learning in Practice

Intern Title: Research and Evaluation Project Assistant (REPA)

Internship Duration: 6 months (July 13 2020 – October 5 2020)

Hours Per Week: 5-10

Stipend: USD 50 per month (plus USD 25 Airtime)

Background: The mission of the Center for Learning in Practice (CLiP) is to improve professional learning and knowledge sharing in and across civil society organizations through Sustainable Learning programming, research, and services. The Refugee Educator Academy (REA) is our flagship initiative focused on helping teachers of refugees. REA strives to increase the number and accelerate the preparation of qualified refugee educators and service providers in the United States and around the world with the goal of reaching 10,000 teachers/service providers by 2025.

Internship Description: This REPA intern will be responsible for assisting with many of the small, but vital, aspects of project research and evaluation. Specifically, the intern will help to download and organize course PDFs, discussion thread data, user participation data, and other data elements from an online learning platform so that the data is more available for analysis. The intern will also help our team think through the best ways to capture this data for future projects. Additionally, pending skills and availability, the intern may help to do some preliminary qualitative data analysis. All interns will be responsible for working within a collaborative team, communicating professionally, clearly, and in a timely manner with members of that team, attending biweekly meetings online via Zoom, maintaining confidentiality of all project materials and data, and creating high quality, high impact research and evaluation artifacts.

Hard Skills Desired:

The intern must be…

(1)  Fluent in English

(2)  Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google (Gmail, Drive, Calendar)

(3)  Skilled in online communication and collaboration (making use of Google Drive, Zoom, Skype, and other tools)

(4)  Familiar with working in LMSs (Learning Management Systems or online learning platforms)

(5)  Capable of cutting/pasting text, images, and documents from an online source into a document and maintaining the accuracy of the information

(6)  Experienced in organizing information for clarity, readability, and access (outlining skills essential and graphic sensibilities helpful). Other skills that will be useful (though optional) include identifying or coding themes in data and other methods of conducting qualitative analysis. 

Soft Skills Desired: The intern should be organized, self-directed and highly-motivated, a problem-solver, a flexible thinker, collaborative, open to asking for and receiving guidance/help, interested in archives, research, and evaluation as related to project management and development, and interested in education and doing work that will support educators! The intern should be able to handle confidential information and content with care.

Requested Application Packet:

All application packets should include…

(1)  Resume.

(2)  Cover Letter

(3)  A document with links to example documents that you have created in any/all of the following:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Google Docs
  • Google Sheets
  • Google Slides
  • PDF
  • Other (including links to any blogs or social media pages you’ve created)

How to Apply:

Please address your cover letter to Ms. Julie Kasper, Refugee Educator Academy Program Manager, at the Carey Institute for Global Good.

 Please submit your application packet by filling out this {form} by the end of the day on 20th, June,2020 for feedback .Application packets that do not include all three requested items and not meeting standards of good resume and cover letter following Kepler template will not be considered.

Note: This is only open to people from Cohort 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.  2019 students are not allowed to apply since you have just started working on your  AA while others have not yet started.