Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning – Human Rights Internship

Organizational Description:

Vital Voices Global Partnership ( is a leading international non-governmental organization committed to working with women throughout the world to provide them with the support and tools that they need to have a positive impact in their communities. Through mentoring programs, leadership trainings, and individualized support, Vital Voices provides credibility, builds capacity, and enhances connections for emerging and established women leaders internationally. At Vital Voices, we believe, and we are proving, that investing in women improves the world.


Position Description:

The Vital Voices team is seeking a motivated Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning intern who will support the Human Rights team and provide research and analysis of data across Human Rights programs. The intern will support the development of surveys and the analysis and presentation of collected data.  This internship is a great opportunity to learn about M&E in human rights and women’s issues.


The internship requires a commitment of 20-40 hours per week. Students may receive academic credit for their experience in cooperation with their university. Applications are accepted for the fall, spring, and summer terms, and preference will be given to students who can commit to a full semester. Working remotely is not available for the internship.



  • Survey Design and Data Entry (40%)
    • Assist with developing survey questionnaires, including utilizing VV’s online survey platform to build and administer surveys to program participants
    • Enter survey responses from program participants into the online survey platform and/or other data management platforms
  • Data Analysis and Reporting (40%)
    • Assist with organizing and analyzing collected data, utilizing various statistical packages, including STATA, Excel, and NVIVO.
    • Assist with reporting and presenting findings and results from data analysis in visually appealing formats and communication pieces
  • Other Related Duties as Assigned (20%)



  • On-the-job training for a variety of skills
  • Professional development opportunities, including regular “lunch and learn” sessions
  • A chance to learn about international advocacy
  • Network with professional advocates in the non-profit sphere
  • Letter of recommendation upon successful completion of the internship


Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Tableau, Excel, STATA and/or Nvivo required.
  • Knowledge and experience of online survey platforms or solutions required (e.g. SurveyGizmo)
  • Outstanding research and analytical skills
  • Strong quantitative and statistical analysis skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework and/or hands-on experience with evaluation methods, including survey design and administration, preferred
  • Pursuing or completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in economics, statistics or a related field strongly preferred
  • Strong data visualization skills
  • Demonstrated interest in human rights and women’s issues


How to Apply:

To apply for this position, email the materials listed below to using “Monitoring and Evaluation Internship-Human Rights-YOUR FULL NAME” as the subject line of the message.

Applications must include the following in order to be considered for review:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Availability (for example, if you are available part-time, include the days and times when you could work)
  • Two references (including contact information)


Complete applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Vital Voices provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vital Voices complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Vital Voices expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Vital Voices’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.