Spring Internship, Emergency Assistance Program (EAP) M&E

Work Location: Washington, DC - US
Requisition Number: 1031
# of Openings: 1



The information contained in this description indicates the general nature and expectations of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job, and cannot reasonably encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by their supervisor.


The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Intern for the Emergency Assistance Program (EAP) will assist with data collection, management, analysis, and reporting for the emergency funds administered by Freedom House. This position is based in Washington, DC and reports to the Senior M&E Specialist for Emergency Assistance Program. It is a temporary position, with some flexibility in hours, expected to last about 9 months.


  • Assist Senior M&E Specialist with reporting requirements, including data pulls, analysis and reporting, visualizations, and charting

  • Respond to data requests from Freedom House staff, external consultants, donors and others in a timely manner

  • Analyze results and trends within data for internal and external reporting purposes

  • Collect and input data, create and manage databases

  • Manage internal and external correspondence, including correspondence containing sensitive data

  • Administrative and financial management support for research and evaluation activities 

  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Enrolled in Bachelor’s or Master’s degree  in the social sciences, international affairs or development, public administration, or a related field; strong quantitative skills preferred

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience working with data and at least some experience in monitoring and evaluation

  • Experience in human rights preferred

  • Demonstrated project management skills; especially the ability to coordinate and communicate with a variety of stakeholders and workplan and administrative management.

  • Analytical skills and the ability to collect, prepare and summarize data, interpret results, and effectively communicate findings in written and spoken English

  • Strong knowledge and skills with MS Excel/spreadsheet functionality (e.g. pivot tables, vlookup, charts/graphing)

  • Fluency in one or more of the following languages strongly preferred: Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, French, Mandarin Chinese

  • Experience with research, qualitative and quantitative data collection, database management, online survey platforms, and data visualization preferred

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines

  • Strong inter-personal, inter-cultural and teamwork skills


General Working Conditions:

  • General working office environment

  • Some long hours including evenings and weekends to complete tasks or attend events

  • Travel to event sites and field offices less than 20% of the time

  • Exposed to outside weather conditions when required to attend event venues or travel

Physical Requirements:               

  • Sedentary, regularly required to sit for extended periods of time; constantly talk, hear and understand speech at normal levels using a telephone. Occasionally required to stand, walk, and bend over, reach overhead, use hands, wrists and fingers, to grasp, push, pull, move, handle, feel, and type. Constantly required to use close vision and distance vision for regular computer work. Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. to waist height.

We invite qualified candidates to complete an online application and submit a resume and cover letter. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. Only candidates authorized to work in the U.S. without any restrictions need apply

  • Full-time Internships (30+ hours per week) pay a $500 monthly stipend.

  • Part-time Internships (1-29 hours per week) pay a $300 monthly stipend.

Disclaimer: This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job.  It is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.  The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder may differ from those outlined in the job description and those other duties, as assigned, may be part of the job. Freedom House may add, change, or remove essential and other duties at any time.

Qualified and Interested Applicants

We invite qualified candidates to complete an online application and submit a resume and cover letter.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

Successful candidates will be applying for this unpaid internship as part of an established colleague/graduate school internship program. A fixed stipend for travel cost will be available.  


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