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 and the evolution of human rights in South America.
All applicants must be flexible, self-directed, and possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit. We appreciate interns who have excellent 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
Summer (Early June – Early August)
- Rolling Application Period: Early January – Late February
Fall (Late August – Mid December)
- Rolling Application Period: NOW ACCEPTING FALL 2017 APPLICATIONS; DEADLINE Friday, September 15th, 2017
Impact Evaluation Internship, Ashoka Changemakers
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
If you are interested in this position, please apply directly to Jocelyn Fong at [email protected] with your resume, cover letter, a sample of your writing or relevant work (optional), and an indication of which position is of interest.