Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
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)
This is an unpaid internship position. No financial compensation, including compensation for relocation, is available.