Violence Prevention and Response Monitoring and Evaluation Intern

International Rescue Committee
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Mar 27

Position description

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global leader in providing emergency relief, rehabilitation, post conflict development, human rights protection, resettlement services and advocacy for refugees and others uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression. The IRC is committed to restoring hope, freedom, dignity, and self-reliance. IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and thorough accountability to those we serve. 

IRC is one of the first humanitarian organizations to bring together specific disciplines involved in violence prevention and response (VPR) in conflict affected settings to ensure collaborative and still specialized support to survivors and those at risk of violence. Over the past 16 years, IRC has pioneered and implemented programs that prevent and respond to violence against women and children, as well as other vulnerable groups in refugee settings and in other conflict-affected contexts, making the IRC a global leader in this field. IRC presently implements VPR programs in 26 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Haiti, with funding from governments, the UN, foundations, and private donors.

Scope of Work: 

The Monitoring and Evaluation Intern will make important contributions to monitoring and evaluation across the Violence Prevention and Response unit. This will include mapping promising new methodologies and programming, collection, entry and analysis of data, preparation of M&E tools, and literature review development.

Learning Objectives: The M&E Intern will...

1. Learn essential skills for operationalizing M&E in a nonprofit program management context

2. Enhance skills for developing M&E processes and tools that produce high quality, actionable and shareable information

3. Develop an understanding of the challenges and opportunities present in designing effective M&E systems for programs 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop literature reviews on effective programming and tool development 
  • Support qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Assist with creating and updating M&E guidance for program staff 
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Graduate student (or recent graduate) in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, International Affairs, or related field 
  • Experience and/or graduate level coursework in monitoring & evaluation, research methods, and quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision
  • Excellent, demonstrated skills in Microsoft Excel and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Fluency in a second language preferred (such as Arabic or French)

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