Job Description

Company Profile: Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Afghanistan, Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.** Position Summary: ** MSI is now accepting applications for an internship to help our Chevron five year "Bangladesh Partnership Initiative" (BPI). The position will last approximately three months, with the possibility for extension based on performance, how well the candidate works with the team, and the needs of the team. Internships require a commitment of 28 hours per week. Applicants residing or attending school in the D.C. Metropolitan area are preferred. This is a paid position.

The Bangladesh Partnership Initiative

In 2014, Chevron launched the five-year Bangladesh Partnership Initiative (BPI) to complement and maximize the impact of its existing Economic Development and social investment programs. The goal of the project is to sustainably improve the livelihoods, employability, incomes, and inclusiveness of communities near Chevron's operations in Greater Sylhet in the districts of Sylhet, Moulvibazar, and Hobiganj. BPI is currently comprised of two projects — Jibika II, an Enterprise Development and Access to Finance project, the latter of which is being implemented by BRAC and its partner, Institute of Development Affairs (IDEA), and Uttoron, a workforce development program being carried out by Swisscontact. Chevron has contracted with MSI to collect monthly monitoring data on village development organizations' operations, finances, and outcomes.

Responsibilities:

The intern's primary responsibility would be to help Engineer a workflow process starting with a collection of Excel worksheets and workbooks, leading to a collection of cleaned and merged data files which are then processed into multiple indicator tables and visualizations displayed in a static dashboard. Further development may include display in an interactive dashboard.

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree student in any quantitative social science (economics, epidemiology, sociology) or explicitly an analytics field such as Data Science, operations research, Information Technology, Computer Science, etc.
  • High abilities with R programming language, including use of R for automation of Data Handling, static or interactive dashboards, and hosting active web pages.
  • Abilities with Git for hosting, version control, and reproducible research
  • Professional demeanor and diplomatic communication skills, especially via email.
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize within a multi-tasking environment.
  • Excellent writing/editing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and the ability to learn new software programs quickly.
  • Fluency in a second language, preferably Arabic, French or Spanish preferred
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email MSI.Dept.HRRecruiting@tetratechinc.onmicrosoft.com with Reasonable Accommodations in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

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