Impact Evaluation Internship

Summer (Early June – Early August) 

  • Rolling Application Period: NOW ACCEPTING SUMMER 2018 APPLICATIONS Early January – Mid February

Ashoka is the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs and changemaking institutions, with 3300 Ashoka Fellows, 200 Changemaker Schools and 35 Changemaker Campuses in over 90 countries. Ashoka Changemakers is an Ashoka program that rapidly accelerates the impact around critical social issues by building and nurturing networks of leading changemakers and empowering these networks to ignite sweeping change in their fields. Since our inception we’ve worked with several leading companies and foundations to build networks, share knowledge and channel investments in issue areas such as the future of work in Africa, children’s wellbeing in the United States, the evolution of human rights in South America, and making more health with people, animals, and their communities.

All applicants must be flexible, self-directed, and possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit. We appreciate interns who have excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, design thinking and user experience skills, writing skills, good time management, are on task, outgoing and willing to learn new material. Most importantly, we want interns to support Changemakers’ vision, and be able to dedicate themselves wholeheartedly to their work while they are with Ashoka.

Our goal is to ensure every intern has an excellent professional development experience. We regret that we can only offer unpaid internships at this time. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but please keep the following recommended timelines in mind. Internships are 8-10 weeks in duration but exact dates of internships are flexible:

Spring (Mid January – Late May)

  • Rolling Application Period: Early September – Late October

Fall (Late August – Mid December)

  • Rolling Application Period: End May - Early July


Impact Evaluation Internship, Ashoka Changemakers




Arlington, VA

Reports to

Reem Rahman

Job Summary

As an Impact Evaluation intern, you will have the opportunity to get a bird’s eye view of how social sector organizations measure their impact in our constantly evolving world. You will be responsible for driving impact evaluation within Changemakers, measuring how successful we are at connecting innovators and funders to drive social change. This involves improving surveys, recommending how we can improve outcomes, and potentially developing a portal that shares our evaluation results publicly and transparently.


  • Comfort with data analysis – qualitative & quantitative
  • Experience with or knowledge of survey design and/or distribution
  • Experience with specific surveying platforms like Qualtrics of QuestionPro is a plus
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize, and format information

Application Process

If you are interested in this position, please apply via this Jobvite link:

Interested in other roles within Ashoka? Feel free to browse opportunities here.

Ashoka is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion. Women, minorities and foreign nationals with I-9 employment status are encouraged to apply.

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