The International Rescue Committee’s Newcomer Youth Summer Academy (NYSA) is a six-week program focusing on preparing newly arrived refugee youth to succeed at their grade level in the New York City public school system. Interns will implement key aspects of the NYSA M&E plan monitoring and evaluation tools, including data collection, analysis, and presentation. This is an unpaid internship position that requires interns to work a minimum of 15 hours per week, but there will be preference given to those who are available for more hours.
Applications for this opportunity will be accepted on a rolling basis until all spots are filled.
- Preparing M&E tools for implementation
- Implementation of M&E activities, including data entry
- Managing and analyzing program generated data
- Writing up results of monitoring and evaluation activities
- Completing a final report and presentation on NYSA M&E for 2020
- Other related duties as assigned
- Current graduate student or recent grad, preferably in Education, International Affairs, Public Policy, or related field
- Experience and/or graduate-level coursework in monitoring & evaluation research methods, and quantitative and qualitative analysis
- Experience working with refugee or immigrant students and families, excellent rapport with youth and adults of diverse backgrounds
- Demonstrated ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English required
- Fluency in a second language preferred (such as Spanish, French, Pashto, Dari, Farsi, Arabic, Russian, Ukrainian, Fulani, Wolof, Mandingo, Haitian Creole, Nepali, Tibetan, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Bengal)
- Fluent in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and Word
For more information and to apply, click here.