Partnership for Public Service 2020 Spring Research, Analysis and Program Evaluation Intern in Washington, District Of Columbia
The Partnership for Public Service is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with a big mission: we’re working to ensure the federal government is dynamic, innovative and that it effectively serves the American people. We’ve got a great team that helps make it happen.
Our staff is diverse in experience and perspective, but at our core, we share a lot of the same traits. We are mission-driven, creative, collaborative, optimistic and inclusive.
Our work is strategic, fast-paced and guided by our values:
Passion for public service and our work toward a more effective government
People who promote a culture of learning, leadership, collaboration, inclusion and respect
Persistence to drive change, take strategic risks and deliver results
Promise to be trustworthy, nonpartisan and fiscally responsible
We hire smart and friendly people who are great at what they do and good to one another in the process. Are you ready to join our team?
You may only submit one internship application per term. Applicants submitting more than one application per term will not be considered.
If you have a strong interest in multiple teams, you may indicate your alternate team preferences later in the application. Please note that selecting multiple teams does not increase your likelihood of being selected for an internship.
The Partnership’s research advises government on topics such as customer experience, artificial intelligence, innovation, change management, recruiting and hiring talent, employee engagement and performance management.
Research, Analysis and Evaluation interns will have the opportunity to shape research products that aim to make government more effective. Interns will help produce high-visibility reports, insightful issue briefs and innovative research projects, such as the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® Rankings. Additionally, interns will aid in evaluating the short-and long-term outcomes of the Partnership’s leadership and management programs.
Interns’ specific responsibilities will include a combination of conducting background research, attending and writing summaries of interviews with federal leaders and private sector experts, analyzing program data and responding to information requests. Interns also assist in planning and carrying out the logistics of roundtable discussions and public-facing report release events.
The ideal candidate will have some social science research experience and possess strong writing skills, organization and time management skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Candidates should be able to work independently and in a team setting.
This position typically reports to a manager or associate manager.
This job operates in a professional office environment in Washington, DC. This position requires consistent use of office equipment such as computer, telephone, printer and scanner.
EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
Business hours are Monday-Friday, 9 am to 6 pm, though exact work hours may vary depending on availability and need. Academic schedules will be accommodated; a part-time schedule may be considered. There may be occasional early morning or evening activities required.
If travel occurs, it is local and during the business day.
The Partnership is an inclusive organization that fosters learning, collaboration and respect. We actively recruit for diversity in our workplace, believing that a range of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences contributes to our mission of revitalizing government. The Partnership for Public Service is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability; or on any other basis prohibited by law.
EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled