Research Unpaid Intern, International Family Planning

FHI 360, Durham NC, United States

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
22nd March, 2019

Job Description


This internship will support one or more research teams within FHI 360’s Contraceptive Technology Innovation Department (CTID). The CTID works to develop new and improve existing contraceptive technologies to better meet the needs of women in low-resource settings. Projects include early stage product development, clinical research, and contraceptive method introduction activities.

Project Details

The Research Intern may support CTID-research in the following ways (list not exhaustive):

  • Support monitoring of survey data collection for a study on access to removal services for long-acting contraceptive methods in Senegal
  • Contribute to the analysis of qualitative interviews and support development of presentations or other dissemination materials for the LEAP LNG-IUS Initiative study
  • Contribute to project-related presentations, blogs, reports and/or manuscripts
  • Assist with project-related administrative tasks, as needed

Expected Project Deliverables

Project deliverables are to be determined, but may include PowerPoint presentations, blogs, reports, and/or manuscripts. The position is based in Durham, NC; international travel not anticipated/required.

Skills Required

Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and cultural competency are required. Ability to work independently and within inter-disciplinary teams. A strong interest in international health and development work. No specific education level is required. Undergraduates are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Skills (optional)

  • Survey data analysis
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • French language

Skills Student Will Gain During Internship

  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Work with an inter-disciplinary team
  • Work with a large, global non-profit organization

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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