DATES OF INTERNSHIP: January – May, 2018 (flexible)
LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP: 4 months at 20-30 hours a week (flexible)
INTERNS SUPERVISOR & CONTACT INFORMATION: Project Manager
FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR THE INTERNSHIP:
Mercy Corps responsibilities
For the duration of this internship assignment, the intern will receive:
Intern will remain responsible for all costs associated with:
Mercy Corps alleviates poverty, suffering, and oppression and works to build secure, productive, and just communities in over 40 countries around the world. Our Operations Department supports field-led work that delivers measurable impact.
The Program Performance and Quality (“PaQ”) Department is a newly integrated team consisting of monitoring and evaluation functions, program management, gender integration, and a global data management software (called Tola), which is under development. The team’s approach supports both foundational and cutting edge adaptive management approaches to program management, with design, monitoring, evaluation and learning functions as key processes and benchmarks to ensuring evidenced-based decision making for quality program implementation. The team works across a wide spectrum of stakeholders both internal and external to Mercy Corps, as well as diverse technical program approaches and sectors. While the specific roles and responsibilities of this position may evolve over time based on the needs of the team, and the agency, they should include:
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: The intern will gain skills in working with technology tools for data and program performance management; and developing and executing a comprehensive training plan. The intern will also gain knowledge in effective program management, data systems, monitoring and evaluation, and gender integration.
IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD POSSESS THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:
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