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Operations and Data Intern

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Participate Learning - Chapel Hill, NC

Operations and Data Intern

Love What You Do and Why You Do It! 

Participate Learning is a force for good that connects teachers and students through global education programs to foster human understanding and create peace around the world. We offer purpose-driven, challenging work in a collaborative environment, a flexible and open culture.

What You’ll Do:

This internship position will include collaboration between the Education Programs team and the Evaluation & Research team. Specifically, this role will support data collection, analysis, and provision related to multiple Participate Learning products: End-of-Year reporting and analysis; In-person event support for Arrival Orientation; survey analysis and reporting. 

  • Conduct research and data analysis to support the Education Research & Evaluation Team

  • Manage, update, and populate our data systems with thorough and accurate information

  • Work cross-functionally with teams like partnership and marketing

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Hours: 30-40 hours/week

Location: Internship will be performed both remote and onsite in our Chapel Hill office, and the candidate should live in a reasonable commuting distance. 


Experience You Bring:

  • Rising Junior, Senior or Graduate studying Education, particularly Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS), or Organizational Leadership preferred, but all majors are encouraged to apply! 

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate cross-functionally

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Self-motivated with effective multi-tasking ability and remain motivated on long-term tasks.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with great attention to detail 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and managers

  • Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative research techniques

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word.)

  • Strong communication skills and passion for continued development

  • Must ensure data integrity and security policies 

About You: 

  • Passionate about learning and welcoming people from all over the world, learning about their culture and sharing your own culture and experiences.

  • An active listener and an effective communicator.

  • Flexible with your time and energy and willing to expand beyond the day-to-day expectations of your work. (And the company reciprocates with flexibility!)

  • Cameras on during most zoom meetings - we want to see your smile. 

  • Believe global education is for everyone!

  • Eager to work in an organized and efficient way to meet time-sensitive deadlines.

  • Strong ability to prioritize, multitask, and follow directions in a face-paced environment. 

What You’ll Love About Us: 

Participate Learning is a B Corporation headquartered in Chapel Hill, NC, that partners with K-12 schools and districts to provide cultural exchange teachers, global education, and language immersion programs in Spanish and Mandarin. As part of our B Corp commitment, one of the essential measures of the success of our business is the positive impact we make on our employees. Our work inspires everyone to be change agents, bringing more empathy and connection to the world.

Due to the nature of our work with teachers and schools, COVID-19 vaccine/booster is a requirement for new hires, however, the company will consider accommodations for disability and religious reasons.