Research/CLA Internship

Research/CLA Internship

USAID/Vietnam Learns

Hanoi, Vietnam

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About Social Impact

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Project Objective

SI is implementing the USAID/Vietnam Learns Contract. The scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Vietnam staff and its implementing partners to implement more efficient, effective, and sustainable programs by (1) improving staff knowledge and skills in Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) and Collaborating, Learning & Adapting (CLA); (2) advancing evidence-informed decision-making; (3) strengthening strategic collaboration between staff and local stakeholders.

Position Description

SI seeks to hire 01 full-time Research/CLA intern to the 12-month Internship program at USAID-Learns starting in Feb 2021.

Selection Criteria

  • Recent university graduate, undergraduate or master’s degree (no more than 2 years ago)
  • Strong data analytic skills
  • Keen interest in data collection and data management
  • Keen interest in contributing to sustainable development goals
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Able to pay close attention to details

Roles and Responsibilities

  • With the support and guidance of the team or publicly available resources, become familiar with all relevant (CLA, Research and Evaluation) USAID policy and requirements, the intern will be expected to:
  • Assist staff with desk review and research report
  • Support in organizing travel, meetings, interviews, and other data collection events
  • Conduct data entry, cleaning and verification
  • Assist staff with data analysis, research findings and final report
  • Assist day-to-day activities, including in some cases logistical support to trainings & events
  • Participate in all training sessions related to CLA and Research & Evaluation conducted by USAID Learns
  • Support the CLA team to maintain and update USAID Learns’ dashboards
  • Support in events and/or field visits whenever possible/relevant.

Note: As part of the internship program, interns may be expected to conduct assignments which will be shadowing (repeating) active or past Learns assignments as part of the learning-by-doing process

By the end of the assignment, interns will obtain:

  • Research and writing skills in desk review
  • Research design, conducting fieldwork, data analytical skills and final report writing
  • Insight of development program cycle and management

Terms of the internship

  • Duration: up to 12 months
  • Remuneration: A stipend of USD 500.00 per month
  • Benefits: social and health insurance according to the local labor law.

The closing date for application: Jan 17, 2021. Selection and interview will be performed constantly and interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

To apply, please merge both your CV and a cover letter into one word/pdf file and submit it through the online portal

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website:

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

Interviews may include a practical test or skill-based demonstration

Job Details
Organisation Name: USAID Learns – Social Impact
Location: Hanoi
Application Deadline: Sun, 2021-01-17
Candidates have to confirm having received the recruitment information through the recruiting channel NGO Recruitment in the application letter for this position

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