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Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity:
Applications are now open for a Summer 2017 internship for a specific project under the supervision of iEmpathize’s Education Director. This internship is a Prevention Program Evaluation Project. Specifically, the internship will focus on The Empower Youth Program, our exploitation prevention program for youth. The primary objectives of the project are: 1) to fulfill all processes related to the submission of a successful IRB application, 2) to improve processes on internal and external reporting mechanisms for student survey findings, and 3) to reorganize and assess findings gathered up to this time.
This project provides the opportunity to gain experience in the non-profit sector and in the education arena. Build your resume with meaningful work that will prove your ability to contribute significantly to program evaluation while also making an impact for youth.
-Conduct independent research regarding IRB standards and expectations. Yield an IRB application submission that takes into account the full needs of iEmpathize’s evaluative procedures. Details will be provided during interviews.
-Make recommendations to iEmpathize on procedures and best practices for data review and other elements of program evaluation, etc.
-Report findings on a regular basis, to be determined with the Education Director, with the goal of completion by the end of the Summer 2017 semester.
-Devise an organized, clear, and replicable system for reporting, yielding a professional quality student impact report at the project’s end.
-Collaborate with the Education Director and a graphic designer on replicable visual reporting mechanisms.
-One position available only.
-Students in graduate level fields of study only.
-Capable of independent problem solving and self-motivated work. This project will require ingenuity and persistence in finding information, working through barriers where there seem to be road-blocks, and efficient use of time in order to complete the project by the due-date while also being thorough.
-Organization and attention to detail.
-A curious mind with an ability to perceive and pursue leads.
-Ability to contribute at least 5 hours a week to the work; more if that is what is required to get the job done in time.
-Students from anywhere in the nation may apply.
Please send a resume with three references (names, contact info, and relationship indicated) along with a cover letter to email@example.com. Please use your cover letter to answer these questions: Why do you want this internship in particular? Can you provide some examples of projects or tasks you have completed in the past that would indicate your ability to successfully take on a self-guided project of this kind?
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