Research Internship, Research & Evaluation Division
New York, NY
About the Institute of International Education:
The Institute of International Education (IIE) is among the world’s largest and most experienced international exchange organizations, dedicated to increasing the capacity of people to think and work on a global and intercultural basis. Founded in 1919 as an independent, nonprofit organization, IIE is committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors and donors.
About the Research and Evaluation Division:
The internship is based in IIE’s New York Office with the Research and Evaluation division, which conducts research and evaluation projects on behalf of the U.S. government and other private and public sponsors. The intern will work on IIE’s Open Doors® (www.iie.org/opendoors[iie.org]), an annual statistical survey of international educational mobility in the United States. By assisting with Open Doors, the intern will have an opportunity to gain experience working on a large-scale national research project that is a valued resource in the field of international education. The intern will also assist with Project Atlas® (www.iie.org/projectatlas[iie.org]), a global community of national agencies, country representatives and academic mobility researchers who collaborate to collect and report comparable data on global student mobility.
Internship Scope of Work:
The intern will help with survey administration, data cleaning, and data analysis related to Open Doors and Project Atlas. The intern will participate in preparing presentations, graphics, website updates, and research reports. Skills required include basic knowledge of survey research and basic statistics, attention to detail, strong analytical ability, and proficiency in Excel. Knowledge of SPSS is beneficial, but not required.
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