DT Global is a fast-growing international development organization that focuses on improving the capability, capacity, and effectiveness of development programming in complex global environments. Working across a variety of sectors – including Economic Growth, Environment & Infrastructure, Governance, Human Development, and Stabilization & Transition – we provide world class program management, design, analysis, and monitoring and evaluation services.
Built on the strengths, knowledge, and 50+ years of experience from AECOM International Development, Development Transformations, and the Global Peace and Development Charitable Trust, we have a global ecosystem – including a non-profit partner, the DT Institute – working together to develop cutting edge solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. With corporate offices in the USA, Spain and Australia, in addition to project field offices in over 90 countries around the world, DT Global implements projects funded from a wide array of clients, including USAID, EU, DFAT, NC, MFAT, DFID and other public and private stakeholders. We value learning, research, and rapid program adaptation in response to changing realities on the ground. Together with our global team of experts, we are building technical capabilities across sectors in order to deliver high-quality interventions and transform lives around the world.
Overview: DT Global is seeking an Intern to support the Learning and Innovation (L&I) team. L&I is one of the main differentiators of DT Global in the sector. We intentionally strive to drive learning and innovation across different institutional divisions and programs. L&I supports institutional priorities to help facilitate quality in program delivery, such as developing a program management system and standardizing programmatic reviews to capture learning and drive quality control. Our team provides advice and direct assistance to projects on monitoring & evaluation, research, data collection and analysis, and the use of GIS and other technology in program delivery. The L&I team is organized into three main areas: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL), Research, and Program Excellence. The Intern will collaborate and work with everyone across the L&I team. The internship will take place from approximately mid-to-late May through August 2022.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL):
Assist with design of instructional Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning toolkit modules
In collaboration with MEL Director, draft technical MEL thought leadership pieces and help coordinate the L&I Community of Practice
Collect DT Global program M&E indicator data and help build out DT Global’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) tracking portal in DT Global Online
Assist with updating of L&I Community of Practice website and communications
Coordinate research activities, including scheduling, managing files, and drafting files
Conduct basic data cleaning and preparation for ongoing DT Global research projects
Write and/or edit research reports
Gather and analyze feedback from field teams and program management units (PMUs) regarding DT Global systems and processes, including areas for improvement as well as innovative approaches to program management
Provide documentation support to the Program Excellence team regarding systems, processes, and quality assurance processes
Provide assistance with After Action Reviews (AARs) and learning events, including DT Global’s Lunch and Learn series
Collect and populate metadata for closed/current projects into DT Global Online (DTGO), DT Global’s proprietary program management system, for dashboard purposes.
Education & Minimum Qualifications:
Relevant college coursework in international development, political science, area studies, business administration or other relevant fields
Demonstrated interest in international development and a familiarity with USAID development programming preferred
Proven analytical skills applied to environmental management assignments
Mastery of Microsoft Office tools required; experience with PowerBI, Sharepoint, Visio, and other relevant applications preferred
Strong writing skills and experience drafting reports
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Fluency in languages beyond English is desirable
TEAMWORK: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.
COMMUNICATION: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.
ADAPTABILITY: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.
CUSTOMER/CLIENT FOCUSED: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.
PROFESSIONALISM: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
DT Global, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Global, LLC prohibits discriminating against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.
How to apply:
To apply, please visit the DT Global website.