M&E Intern

international rescue committee, New York, United States

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
22nd August, 2018

Job Description

BACKGROUND: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. Domestically, our 26 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META) Project helps improve the capacity of U.S. refugee service providers to collect meaningful data, manage it well, analyze it effectively, and use the resulting analyses to improve programs for refugees in the U.S. 

SCOPE OF INTERN WORK: With oversight from the META Program Officer, the M&E Intern will support META, a project which will conclude September 30th 2018, and, if awarded, a future IRC technical assistance project beginning October 1, 2018. In the case of no award, this intern will support IRC’s internal M&E. He or she will assist with development and review of M&E resources, with dissemination and communication efforts, and with project administration where relevant. This position reports to the META Program Officer.

COMMITMENT: 4-5 months, 15-20 hours per week (2-3 full days per week)


  • Support the development of new M&E resources (whether for external or IRC’s internal use) by drafting, testing and reviewing trainings and materials.
  • Support administrative tasks such as conference preparation, preparation of documents and project data for reporting, etc.
  • Develop short blog posts on M&E topics, such as:
  • Practical real-world examples, case studies and best practices related to data-driven and evidence-based programming;
  • Content adapted from existing webinars, podcasts or tools into shorter blog format;
  • Useful research and data collection tools/resources; etc.
  • Publicize new external resources via website, newsletter, and social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook).


  • The intern will deepen understanding of M&E topics and best practices related to planning and implementing data-driven, evidence-based programs.
  • The intern will gain professional experience in online communications methods used to disseminate learning (blogging, social media, etc.).
  • The intern will gain experience with methods and technology used to disseminate learning.


  • Coursework (MA-level preferred) or experience in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) or research methods
  • Very strong written communication skills, including the ability to effectively distill and present complex information in a concise, accessible way.
  • Experience with website maintenance (WordPress), social media, or newsletter development is a plus (not required).

This is an unpaid internship position. No financial compensation, including compensation for relocation, is available.


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