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Quantitative Research Intern

Washington, D.C., USA
Internship

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Reseach and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Quantitative Research Intern in Washington, DC. This position will be for 3-6 months supporting a variety of research projects within our program areas. Ideal start date in December 2019.

Areas of Responsibility: 

The Quantitative Research Intern will be a part of the Research and Evaluation Department, housed in Global Education, Employment, and Engagement (G3E) Business Unit. This Intern role will provide an opportunity for Master's or PhD students to develop knowledge and skills across their areas of interest in research while gaining insight into business operations at FHI 360. In addition, the Intern will have the ability to apply academic concepts and prior research experience to the organization's current research activities. Under the supervision of the Research Scientist or Technical Lead the Quantitative Intern will carry out tasks pertaining to primary and secondary data cleaning, set up and management. The tasks will be the following, but not limited to:

  • Support research lead with instrument development and QA testing
  • Provide analytic support to research activities as necessary
  • Contribute to Research Evaluation working papers and reports by assisting with the statistical treatment of data, production of data reports and visuals
  • Support data management and analytic tasks pertaining to various Global Education, Employment, and Engagement projects supported by the Research and Evaluation department.
Educational Background: 
Students with an interest in International Education and Development, Public Policy, Education Policy or Economics are encouraged to apply.
Skills/Experience: 

The skills and experience desired for a successful Intern are as follows:

  • Experience and facility managing large-scale datasets
  • STATA proficiency experience in cleaning data and merging multiple datasets
  • Familiarity with international education data sources and indicators
  • Coursework training in econometrics and statistics
  • Experience writing manuscripts or reports
  • Proficiency with Excel for data management, writing macros and other complex operations
  • Prior experience as a Research Assistant to faculty highly desired
  • Excellent communication skills.
Compensation/Benefits: 

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Organization Info

Fhi 360

Overview
Headquarters: 
Washington, DC, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1974
About Us
Mission: 

To improve lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions for human development.

Why Work For Us?: 

We Believe…

…the key to improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable people lies in generating, sharing, and applying knowledge.

…sustainability comes from improving the capacity of individuals and countries to address their needs.

…in partnerships with governments, civil society organizations, the private sector, and communities.

…in approaches that address human needs as a whole

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Nov 24 2019
Active Until: 
Dec 24 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Fhi 360
industry: 
Nonprofit