Monday, December 13, 2021

Paid Monitoring and Evaluations Internship with the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy


Position description

The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) promotes sustainable and equitable transport worldwide. ITDP is a nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City with regional offices in Kenya, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States, as well as a Global Program office based in Washington, DC. More information about ITDP can be found at

ITDP’s Global Program is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluations (M&E) Intern. ITDP’s M&E program measures the impact of work done by the entire organization. This effort includes tracking the publications, events, infrastructure changes, and policy changes done by each regional office, estimating the cumulative impacts of those interventions, and organizing in-depth evaluations of particular projects. The M&E Intern will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day tasks of each of those work areas. They will also be responsible for identifying and pursuing opportunities to improve those workflows, taking ownership over sections of the process, as appropriate.

The M&E Intern will report directly to the Global Research Associate responsible for M&E. They will work with the M&E Working Group (a team that includes a representative from each ITDP regional office), as well as ITDP’s Development, Communications, and Knowledge Management teams.

The internship will last from January 2022 to May 2022, with a possibility of extension depending on academic eligibility through the summer and fall. Work will be remote. In the event that our office re-opens during the internship, the intern will be invited, but not required, to join us in-person in our Washington, DC, office. An availability of 20 hours per week is required, with the possibility of working up to 40 hours per week depending on the intern’s availability and ITDP’s need. A stipend is available of $400 per week for 20 hours per week or $800 per week for 40 hours per week. A computer will be provided during the internship, if needed.


  • Help maintain and improve ITDP’s databases of completed projects and publications.
  • Assist with project evaluations, especially survey design and data analysis
  • Coordinate meetings; identify and follow-up on action items
  • Communicate closely with the M&E Working Group and other ITDP teams.
  • Other duties as assigned.


·        Current enrollment in undergraduate or graduate program; students graduating in May 2021 will not be eligible to extend the internship.

·        Critical thinking, time management skill, initiative, and attention to detail; drive to see projects to completion.

·        Strong communication skills by email, video call, and direct message.

·        Dedication to equity, inclusivity, and social justice.

·        Experience with Google Sheets or other spreadsheet software, including working with functions like VLOOKUP() or INDEX(MATCH()).

·        Ability to work 20 hours per week through May 2022 with a possibility of extension through December 2022; hours are flexible between 9am and 6pm, Monday-Friday.


  • Experience working at a global organization. 
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluations, impact assessment, organization-wide recordkeeping, or similar. 

·        Any of the below are exceptional but not expected:

  • Proficiency in Spanish, Chinese, Bahasa Indonesia, Tamil, or Portuguese.
  • Experience with quantitative public health, especially related to air quality.
  • Experience managing surveys.
  • Experience with carbon emissions tracking, climate science, or related.
  • Experience with development economics.
  • Experience with Python, especially pandas.
  • Data visualization skills.

Application instructions

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with “Monitoring and Evaluations Intern” in the subject line to: No phone calls, please. Applications will be accepted through January 3, 2022.