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Research and Evaluation Intern

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Teach Plus
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Little Rock, AR
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Published 9 days ago

I. Overview of Teach Plus

The mission of Teach Plus is to empower excellent, experienced teachers to take leadership over key policy and practice issues that affect their students’ success. The organization empowers expert teachers to advance policy changes and improve instructional leadership and teacher supports; trains and coaches teacher leaders to successfully mobilize and lead teacher teams; and empowers teacher leaders to be change agents among their peers and policy makers.  Since 2009, Teach Plus has trained thousands of teacher leaders across the country who are driving policy changes and improving the instructional practices of teachers to create an education system driven by equity, access, and excellence for all students. 

II. Internship Description

Teach Plus conducts regular evaluation to inform educational policy and practice programs and improve teacher leadership and student achievement. Our studies use quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. The evaluation department is looking for an intern who will work directly with the National Director of Evaluation and Continuous Improvement at Teach Plus.

From acceptance until the end of May 2023, the research intern will assist primarily in research and evaluation activities in a variety of education areas, including changes in teacher practice, educational leadership, and a variety of other content areas. The intern will have the opportunity to:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of instruments such as questionnaires, interview protocols, and surveys
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Support in primary data collection efforts
  • Perform data entry and clean and analyze survey data
  • Create charts, graphs, and other figures for reports and presentations
  • Draft and edit memos and evaluation reports
  • Assist with general administrative tasks

Ideally, we are seeking a graduate or undergraduate student in social work, education, education policy, or other social science. The ideal candidate is passionate about social science research and has outstanding verbal and written skills, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and has proficiency with Excel or other statistical software. Ideal candidates are looking to apply their learning and grow their skillsets in a dynamic environment.

III. Term and Hours

This is a part-time internship. Time commitment is relatively flexible, but a commitment of 5-10 hours per week is required. The internship will start in September 2022 and will continue through the end of May 2023. This internship is remote. 

IV. Compensation  

$1,500 internship stipend per semester (September-December; January-May)

V. How to Apply

To apply, please complete an online application found here. The online application will require you to upload a resume and cover letter.  The cover letter should include an explanation of the candidate’s interest in the position as well as a summary of relevant qualifications and experience.

Application Link: https://teachplus.tfaforms.net/328196 

Teach Plus is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, or natural origin.

Visit www.teachplus.org for more information about the organization.

I. Overview of Teach Plus

The mission of Teach Plus is to empower excellent, experienced teachers to take leadership over key policy and practice issues that affect their students’ success. The organization empowers expert teachers to…

Details at a Glance

  • Application Deadline
    September 1, 2022
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Stipend / Wage
    $1,500 internship stipend per semester (September-December; January-May)

How to Apply

To apply, please complete an online application found here. The online application will require you to upload a resume and cover letter.  The cover letter should include an explanation of the candidate’s interest in the position as well as a summary of relevant qualifications and experience.

Application Link: https://teachplus.tfaforms.net/328196

To apply, please complete an online application found here. The online application will require you to upload a resume and cover letter.  The cover letter should include an…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Little Rock, AR, USA

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