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Program and Evaluation Intern Summer 2020

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Start Small. Think Big., Inc. | New York, NY
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Start Small. Think Big., Inc.


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Published 19 days ago

July 1, 2020
March 16, 2020
Minimum 10-15 hours/week

Start Small Think Big (Start Small) is a not-for-profit organization that aims to help under resourced entrepreneurs build and sustain thriving businesses in order to increase their personal financial security and stimulate economic activity in underserved communities in New York City. Start Small targets entrepreneurs and small business owners who possess the fundamental building blocks to sustain viable businesses but lack the resources to afford or otherwise access professional expertise. Start Small provides our clients with ongoing access to free small business legal, financial and marketing assistance. The Program and Evaluation Intern will work collaboratively with Start Small’s Impact Assessment Manager and program staff to support programs through research, client follow up, and maintaining records and client facing resources. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be passionate about data, and have strong analytical, creative, and problem-solving skills. 

Job Responsibilities

shall include, but are not limited to:
  • Conduct in person and phone interviews with program participants and assist in the collection of surveys. 
  • Help to maintain and validate Start Small’s impact data/ client database. 
  • Research and compile reports/ resource lists to provide accurate and up-to date guides for entrepreneurs on a variety of relevant topics. 
  • Research, review, and summarize reports, articles, and publications from peer reviewed journals, and relevant institutions and bodies related to Start Small’s sector and key research questions. 

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Current student (preference to graduate student) with a concentration in research, evaluation, non-profit management, public policy or other related disciplines. 
  • Experience conducting in person and phone interviews, excellent communication skills with multiple stakeholders, comfortable communicating on the phone. 
  • Excellent attention to detail. Highly organized and analytical. 
  • Commitment to inclusive community/economic development, social and economic justice work, and/or anti-poverty work. 

This position is unpaid, but may be used for course credit where appropriate. Minimum 10-15 hours/week. Some work can be completed remotely, and hours are flexible. Start date in July.

Start Small Think Big is an equal opportunity employer with a standing policy of nondiscrimination. This means that all qualified persons are accorded an equal opportunity for employment or promotion without regard to actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibility, personal appearance, genetic information, matriculation, or political affiliation. 


Start Small Think Big (Start Small) is a not-for-profit organization that aims to help under resourced entrepreneurs build and sustain thriving businesses in order to increase their personal financial security and stimulate economic…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Academic Credits

Benefits

Some work can be completed remotely, and hours are flexible.

Some work can be completed remotely, and hours are flexible.

How to Apply

Submit your resume and a one-page cover letter to: Maneesha Bhugwansing, Impact Assessment Manager at maneesha@startsmallthinkbig.org (include subject line: “[your name] Program and Evaluation Intern.”

Submit your resume and a one-page cover letter to: Maneesha Bhugwansing, Impact Assessment Manager at maneesha@startsmallthinkbig.org (include subject line: “[your name] Program…

Location

8 West 126th Street, New York, NY 10027

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