Research Intern

FHI 360, Washington DC, United States

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
24th April, 2019

Job Description

FHI 360 is looking for a Research Intern for the Research and Evaluation Department of the Global Education, Employment and Engagement Business Unit. This is a part-time internship (number of hours to be negotiated and full-time needs will be considered). The internship will last 3 months with a possible extension to 6 months.

Job Summary:

Under close supervision, an intern will perform entry level professional duties of moderate difficulty providing the opportunity for professional training in various functional areas throughout the company. Performs assigned duties to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required for successful performance. May perform duties such as gathering and organizing data to provide information for departmental special projects or reports; basic arithmetic computations; assist in preparing written reports; accompany professional level employees on assignments; conduct interviews with clients or internal personnel to obtain basic information for departmental use; contacts other departments or outside agencies by phone to request or give information and other related duties as assigned. Assignments serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to the company’s organizational structure. Utilizes current company-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Note: Specific activities vary by assignment. A wide range of college majors are considered based on specific needs of department such as: Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Finance, Business Administration, Human Resources, Public Health, Purchasing, Public Administration, Community Development and Communications.


  • Contribute to research studies on fidelity of implementation of teacher training programs, accelerated education and professional learning communities including but not limited to conducting literature reviews, providing data collection support and conducting data analysis.
  • Carry out web-based data collection from a variety of international and national administrative education data sources, conflict databases, research datasets, surveys, and student achievement studies in support of research projects carried out by the Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC).
  • Assist in the management of online content, including web visualization and social media
  • Contribute to EPDC working papers by assisting with statistical treatment of data, production of data reports and visuals
  • Support other research studies conducted by the Research and Evaluation Department as needed
  • Proficiency with Stata is required.

Education: Associate’s Degree or its International Equivalent in a Related Field.


  • Typically requires 0-2 years of college experience in a related field of study.
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Ability to speak a foreign language is a plus.
  • Prior work experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO).

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.


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