• Program Quality and Measurement Interns & Fellows - September 2020

    Position Type
    Internships | Field Office
  • The Need

    Now accepting applications for September 2020 Interns and Fellows (Duration 12 Months)

    Orientation Week: June 8th - June 12th, 2020 at IJM Headquarters in Washington, D.C.


    Please note that we are typically inundated with applications. We greatly appreciate your patience as we carefully review each candidate and ask that you hold your questions until contacted for an interview.


    The overall purpose of the Program Quality and Measurement role is to support field office leadership in the design, monitoring and/or evaluation of projects. Specific emphasis on DME components will largely be based on the project life cycle in a particular field office. Depending on your level of experience, your role may involve some of the following responsibilities as well as other relevant duties that may be assigned by the Field Office Director or Supervisor.



    • Coordinate the program design team (set the design process; schedule, organize and follow-up on workshops and meetings);
    • Participate in the design process (conduct desk research, meet stakeholders, define program scope and focus, contribute to design workshops and meetings);
    • Oversee proposal drafting (coordinate writing of the proposal, write specific sections, collate/edit others’ contributions, draft logframes and other supporting components); and
    • Oversee proposal submission (synchronize with submission schedule, meet agreed deadlines).

    Monitoring & Evaluation

    • Develop new/revised data monitoring systems for gathering and analyzing project data on key program indicators;
    • Coordinate the collection, analysis and communication of project data (e.g., conduct data quality audits or quality assurance assessments; capture, synthesize and analyze qualitative and quantitative data; present results effectively to internal managers and external stakeholders)
    • Oversee/lead/develop structure for quarterly program reviews (attendance, process, inputs to IJM change control system, updates to program plans;
    • Oversee management and revision of Monitoring & Evaluation Plan (methods to identify trends from monitoring data that could impact project outcomes; methods to update it based on project changes or lessons learned); and
    • Prepare relevant monitoring data for internal quarterly program review sessions.


    Positions may be available in: Manila, Philippines; Cebu, Philippines; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Bangkok, Thailand; Bangalore, India; Kolkata, India; Chennai, India; Delhi, India; Mumbai, India; Fort Portal, Uganda; Kampala, Uganda; Gulu, Uganda; Accra, Ghana; Bucharest, Romania; La Paz, Bolivia; Guatemala City, Guatemala; or Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Not every position will be available in every office.


    Internship Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree;
    • Organizational and administrative skills;
    • Attention to detail;
    • Knowledge of Microsoft software and Windows strongly preferred; and
    • Fluency in Spanish required for Latin America offices.

    Fellowship Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in international development, evaluation, research, program management or another related field;
    • Two+ years of project design, monitoring and evaluation experience, ideally in culturally diverse settings and on complex projects;
    • Experience writing proposals and/or managing complex program data preferred;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills;
    • Excellent written communication skills; and
    • Fluency in Spanish required for Latin America offices.

    Critical Qualities

    • Mature orthodox Christian faith;
    • Humble and resilient;
    • Pursues excellence;
    • Culturally aware and appreciative of difference;
    • Strong service ethic;
    • Innovative problem solver; 
    • Ability to build trust and strong partnerships with others;
    • Courageous in pursuing opportunities and challenges; 
    • Tenacious in achieving goals; and
    • Professional.

    To apply, please upload the following items compiled into one document: (Please note, applications missing one or more of these items will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.)

    • Cover Letter describing your interest in an IJM Internship or Fellowship
    • Resume
    • Statement of Faith 

    **When you apply, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information for two references; one Work or Academic Reference and one Spiritual Reference. Please note that if we move forward with your application, we may be contacting them for further information about your candidacy.


    All IJM internships and fellowships are unpaid positions. Interns and fellows are expected to financially support themselves throughout the duration of their time of service. 


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