Impact and Learning Intern
Internship Description
Entry
New York Office - New York, NY
Seasonal
Learning Outcomes

Organizational Outcome Mapping – This project will allow the prospective intern to learn about outcome mapping as a framework and tool for planning, monitoring, and evaluating human rights impact. By the end of the internship, the prospective intern will learn how to:

  1. Develop quantitative and qualitative indicators with respect to outcome mapping as it relates to all areas of AIUSA’s work.
  2. Manage data processes when transferring data from survey forms into the data visualization software, Tableau, and other data systems such as ROI.
  3. Analyze outcome mapping data by identifying key themes, relationships, and challenges. 
  4. Report on outcome mapping data by reviewing inaccuracies and inconsistencies in the data.

Monitoring and Evaluation of AIUSA’s Refugee Campaign – This project will allow the prospective intern to learn about Amnesty’s Refugee campaign and deepen their understanding of issues surrounding asylum-seekers in the U.S. The intern will learn how a human rights campaign targeting local, state, and national actors, as well as the asylum-seekers themselves, can be assessed for strategic learning purposes. They will specifically learn how to:

  1. Develop quantitative and qualitative indicators with respect to monitoring and evaluating progress on the Refugee campaign at various levels, such as the AIUSA’s Longer Table Initiative and changes among national and corporate actors overseeing refugee detention camps and centers.
  2. Analyze data as it relates to the quantitative and qualitative indicators by identifying key themes, relationships, and challenges among targeted actors.  
  3. Conduct desk research as it pertains to the identified indicators to provide a comprehensive picture of the Refugee campaign’s progress and outcomes.

Monitoring and Evaluation of AIUSA’s End Gun Violence (EGV) Campaign – This project will allow the prospective intern to learn about Amnesty’s gun violence campaign and deepen their understanding of gun violence issues. The intern will learn how a human rights campaign targeting local, state, and national actors can be assessed for strategic learning purposes. They will specifically learn how to:

  1. Develop quantitative and qualitative indicators with respect to monitoring and evaluating progress on the EGV campaign at various levels such as media coverage, knowledge acquisition among the human rights education component, and legislative changes in policies.
  2. Analyze data as it relates to the quantitative and qualitative indicators by identifying key themes, relationships, and challenges among targeted actors.
  3. Conduct desk research as it pertains to the identified indicators to provide a comprehensive picture of the EGV campaign’s progress and outcomes.
Qualifications:

We are seeking interns that are rising juniors or seniors in an undergraduate program or graduate program related to (human rights or other area of study).  We also review applicants of recent graduates who may be seeking the same type of mentorship and educational focus related to their career choice or educational background. 

The following would be beneficial for entering our program:

  • Background in statistics, international affairs, and/or a social science degree with a focus on research and evaluation.
  • Some experience in conveying technical information and complex data findings to non-expert audiences.
  • Interest in human rights issues in the United States, specifically as it pertains to refugee and asylum-seekers, and gun violence.
  • Interest in monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) at minimum. Prior experience in MEL preferred.
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