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Position: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Intern – Akola Academy Uganda Jobs
Location: Jinja, Uganda
Duration: 3 months minimum, longer-term negotiable
Start date: Multiple openings available, starting September 2019
Qualifications: Bachelors completed; current Masters students preferred
Reports to: Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager
Akola Academy Uganda Jobs: The intern will provide support on all MEL activities and projects, including project design, field data collection, data entry, analysis, and reporting.
Akola’s Mission: To empower women in crisis to become self-sufficient agents of transformation in their lives, families and communities through economic development
Akola is a women’s empowerment social enterprise. We currently work with about 180 women in Jinja district, who are employed in jewelry production for our luxury jewelry brand (sold in major retailers throughout the US) while also participating in wraparound support programming tailored to develop them into empowered agents of transformation. Those programs include financial literacy and inclusion, health and wellness support, and entrepreneurship training.
We measure key outcomes in poverty alleviation and women’s empowerment through survey data as well as qualitative story harvesting methods. The MEL department is currently in a strong development period, pushing the envelope to rigorously capture outcomes and impact through innovative mixed methods approaches. We are seeking a motivated graduate student (or soon-to-be graduate student) who is interested in program evaluation, women’s empowerment, and international development issues and wants to gain hands-on experience in a global social enterprise environment.
Internship roles and responsibilities:
As a MEL intern, you will have the chance to be involved in a wide range of data collection and program evaluation projects, including:
Key tasks will include:
Qualifications and competencies:
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your resume and a letter of interest detailing your experience and why you want to join Akola in this internship position to [email protected] with the subject line “MEL Internship”. We will contact qualified candidates for an interview.
Deadline: Open (The employer will stop receiving applications when they get their preferred candidate)