Internship - Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL)

Updated on: 02 Aug 2017

About IIE
 For nearly a century, IIE has been a world leader in international education. We work to build more peaceful and equitable societies by advancing scholarship, building economies and promoting access to opportunity. As a not-for-profit with 19 offices and affiliates worldwide, IIE collaborates with a range of corporate, government and foundation partners across the globe to design and manage scholarship, study abroad, workforce training and leadership development programs.


The MEL team has several ongoing evaluation projects for which the intern will provide technical support. The intern will gain exposure to best practices and strategies for evaluation methodology, design, data collection, and analysis, as well as exposure to evaluation resources such as professional organizations, websites, and texts. Specific duties include:

  • Quantitative analysis: The intern will play an integral role in assisting the evaluation team with survey administration, data cleaning, and quantitative data analysis using SPSS. The intern will have the opportunity to learn about statistical techniques used in quantitative evaluation such as analysis of variance (ANOVA), t-tests, and regression.
  • Report writing: The intern will also assist with the write up of evaluation findings and preparation of evaluation reports, briefs, and presentations.

To be considered for an internship at IIE, each candidate:
•    Must be currently enrolled in an accredited US College or University
•    Must be able to accept an hourly wage for an internship of $11.00 per hour
•    Must be able to produce acceptable documentation for the I-9
•    Must be able to attend the orientation session on September 12th
•    Must be able to work 21 hours per week


In addition to the important work that interns perform for their respective programs, interns will also have several networking opportunities:
•    Brown Bags: Brown bags provide interns with the opportunity to hear about other programs at IIE network with IIE colleague in other divisions, and learn more about career opportunities at IIE.
•    Networking: Interns are also encouraged to take advantage of networking opportunities by attending lectures at think tanks, briefings, or other unique to the events in their area.


Work Conditions & Physical Demands:
Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  


IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Desired skills

Excel / Data Entry
General Office Help

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