Data Analyst Intern, Breakthrough Research

internship - part time, paid

Population Council
New York, NY
Closed
Posted 37 Days ago
Population Council
New York, NY
internship - part time, paid
Posted 37 Days ago

Description

Data Analyst Intern, Breakthrough RESEARCH Population Council - New York, NY4.0 Part-timeEstimated: $59,000 - $78,000 a year Save Education * Master's Degree Skills * Stata * Regression Analysis Job Description: TITLE: Data Analyst Intern, Breakthrough RESEARCH REPORTING TO: Program Manager & Associate I LOCATION: New York, NY ASSIGNMENT LENGTH: 3 months POSITION SUMMARY: The Population Council, through the USAID-funded Breakthrough RESEARCH project, is conducting formative research on potential behavior change bottlenecks and facilitators across a range of health areas, including maternal and child health, malaria, nutrition, family planning, and WASH, to inform and tailor USAID Malis Health/Nutrition programming over the next five years. This project aims to 1) increase demand for and use of health/nutrition and WASH services; 2) increase individual and household adoption of healthy behaviors; and 3) increase the ability of households and communities to plan, finance, and manage their own health and health systems. The Intern will assist the research team with quantitative and qualitative analyses. She/he will primarily focus on analyzing survey data collected from exit interviews at health clinics. She/he will also participate in the coding of qualitative data and contribute to writing the final report. This is a part-time (15-20 hours/week) paid summer internship. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Conduct data cleaning and analyses of quantitative data. 2. Code qualitative data collected as part of focus group discussions (FGDs) and in-depth interviews (IDIs)/key informant interviews (KII). 3. Contribute to writing of final report. 4. Other research tasks on this project as mutually agreed upon and time permitting. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Masters degree or current Masters student in social science, public health, demography, or related discipline with at least 1 year of relevant work experience. 2. Proficiency in conducting descriptive analyses in Stata. Familiarity with regression analyses. 3. Experience coding qualitative data using programs such as NVivo, Atlas.ti or Dedoose. 4. Fluency in French. 5. Excellent writing and editing skills. Application Deadline: June 11, 2019. Please include a pdf or Word copy of your resume and cover letter with your application. The Population Council is an international, nonprofit, nongovernmental institution that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources. The Council conducts biomedical, social science, and public health research and helps build research capacities in developing countries. Established in 1952, the Council is governed by an international board of trustees. Its New York headquarters supports a global network of country offices. We are seeking an individual to fill the position described. If you know of a qualified candidate or are interested in this position, please apply at: http://www.popcouncil.org/careers The Population Council provides equal opportunity; it does not discriminate against any person with regard to age, color, creed, national origin, disability, political belief, veteran status, religion, marital status, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Decisions on employment are based on an individuals qualifications as related to the position for which s/he is being considered. The Council especially encourages applications from qualified women and members of minority groups. The Population Council is international in the composition of its board of trustees and its staff, as well as in the nature and deployment of its activities. Save

Skills

stata, programming, regression analysis, microsoft word, management, finance, organization, quantitative data, qualitative data, data cleaning, nvivo, health research, political science, demography, focus groups

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