D-Lab Impact Internship Spring 2018

The D-Lab Impact Intern will work closely with D-Lab’s Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager to help assess and communicate D-Lab’s impact. To support this effort, the intern will produce, document, compile, analyze and share information about D-Lab’s programs. In the process, they will gain an understanding of D-Lab’s approach and a glimpse into the work of passionate innovators around the world, as well as valuable experience working at a dynamic international development organization.

Activities

  • Collect, clean, and analyze data on D-Lab’s programs
  • Produce infographics, slide decks and short reports showcasing D-Lab’s impact data
  • Contribute written content to internal program updates and blogs
  • Assist with interviews and focus groups
  • Process reports from D-Lab’s partners, fellows, and students 
  • Maintain D-Lab’s database with up-to-date program information 
  • Provide support for donor reporting 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Currently be enrolled in an undergraduate program related to international studies, global development, or social entrepreneurship, or have taken a D-Lab course
  • Have excellent writing skills
  • Have experience processing, analyzing and displaying data in Excel 
  • Be able to prioritize across different work streams 
  • Be thorough, detail-oriented, and organized
  • Be adept at cross-cultural communication
  • Be flexible, collaborative and willing to learn
  • Have a passion for issues relating to global poverty

Funding 
The D-Lab Impact Intern will receive a $1,500 stipend for the spring semester.

Hours & Duration
The intern should be able to commit to working 8-10 hours per week from late January through May.

Supervisor
Laura Budzyna (Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager)

Apply
Interested candidates should send a CV, cover letter and writing sample (preferably a blog entry, news article, or press release) to Laura Budzyna at lbudzyna@mit.edu with the subject line “D-Lab Impact Intern.” The deadline to apply is Monday, January 8th.