United Nations Foundation

  • Monitoring & Evaluation Intern, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

    Job Location US-DC
  • Overview

    The United Nations Foundation links the UN’s work with others around the world, mobilizing the energy and expertise of business and non-governmental organizations to help the UN tackle issues including climate change, global health, peace and security, women's empowerment, poverty eradication, energy access, and U.S.-UN relations.


    The Global Parternship for Global Development Data is a fast-growing, dynamic international partnership bringing together over 300 different organizations including governments, UN agencies, private companies, civil society organizations, and many others. We convene, connect and catalyze action to address the problems of poor data use, access, quality and production, and to work with stakeholders to fully harness the new opportunities of the data revolution in the service of sustainable development. We aim to link and align action, capacities and resources across geographies, sectors and data communities.


    • Support tracking of GPSDD’s progress against objectives using the M&E framework and existing indicators and methodologies
    • Help collect and synthesize quantitative and qualitative indicator data and workplan information from across team members and partners
    • Assist in writing and finalizing donor reports
    • Support external evaluation management duties including stakeholder engagement and implementation of recommendations of M&E process improvements
    • Assist with developing case studies, how-to guides, and other materials to support the learning and knowledge sharing agenda

    Selection Criteria

    • Candidate must be enrolled in a degree-granting program during the internship or must be a recent graduate (within 8 months of graduation) of a college or university with a demonstrated interest in the UN and international development.
    • Candidate is ideally expected to work full-time, though we are able to accommodate students’ schedules as needed.
    • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter – while also contributing to a strong team environment.
    • Fast learner with attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks.
    • Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
    • Interest in the United Nations, International Affairs, and/or the non-profit sector highly preferred.

    Other Information

    The United Nations Foundation offers unpaid full and part-time internships. The Monitoring and Evaluation Intern should be willing to start January 2019.


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