Research & Organizational Learning Internship

Research & Organizational Learning Internship

USAID/Vietnam Learns
Hanoi, Vietnam

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About Social Impact

Social Impact (SI) is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity-building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits. 

Project Objective

SI is implementing the USAID/Vietnam Learns Contract. The scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Vietnam staff and its implementing partners to implement more efficient, effective, and sustainable programs by (1) improving staff knowledge and skills in Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) and Collaborating, Learning & Adapting (CLA); (2) advancing evidence-informed decision-making; (3) strengthening strategic collaboration between staff and local stakeholders. 

Position Description

SI seeks to hire 01 full-time Research & Organizational Learning intern to the 12-month Internship program at USAID-Learns starting in Dec 2021.

Selection Criteria

  • Recent university graduate, undergraduate or master’s degree (no more than 2 years ago)
  • Strong data analytic skills
  • Keen interest in data collection and data management
  • Keen interest in contributing to sustainable development goals
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Able to pay close attention to details

Roles and Responsibilities

With the support and guidance of the team or publicly available resources, become familiar with all relevant (CLA, Research and Evaluation) USAID policy and requirements, the intern will be expected to:

  • Assist staff in managing research assignments, logistical arrangement, coordination support
  • Support in organizing travel, meetings, interviews, and other data collection events
  • Conduct data entry, cleaning, and verification
  • Assist staff with data analysis, research findings and preparing briefs, visuals, presentations and final reports
  • Assist in day-to-day activities, including logistical support for trainings & events
  • Participate in all training sessions related to CLA and Research & Evaluation conducted by USAID Learns
  • Support the CLA team to maintain and update USAID Learns’ dashboards
  • Support in events and/or field visits whenever possible/relevant.
  • Other duties as assigned

Note: As part of the internship program, interns may be expected to conduct assignments which will be shadowing (repeating) active or past Learns assignments as part of the learning-by-doing process

By the end of the assignment, interns will obtain:

  • Research and writing skills in desk review
  • Research design, conducting fieldwork, data analytical skills and final report writing
  • Insight on development program cycle and management

Terms of the internship

  • Duration: up to 12 months
  • Remuneration: A stipend of VND 11,600,000 per month
  • Benefits: social and health insurance according to the local labor law, telephone allowance, paid leave, and holiday.

The closing date for application: November 11, 2021. Selection and interview will be performed constantly and interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

To apply, please merge both your CV and a cover letter (one-page briefly outlining your qualifications, motivations for applying) into one pdf file and submit it through the online portal.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website:

SI is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

Interviews may include a practical test or skill-based demonstration


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
USAID Learns - Social Impact
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2021-11-11