Monitoring & Evaluation Internship

Page - August 19, 2011
Washington, DC

Greenpeace is seeking a talented individual who has a thirst for learning and a vision for how effective monitoring & evaluation can help drive improvements in program innovation, effectiveness and impact. The M&E Internship is a unique opportunity to learn about pressing global environmental issues and gain insights into Greenpeace’s no-holds-barred approach to activism. The Intern will monitor program activities, conduct research, and provide analysis that contributes to the development of lessons learned and recommendations to improve Greenpeace’s efficiency and effectiveness. This position reports to the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Coordinator, who will provide mentoring and training to ensure a successful and rewarding internship experience at Greenpeace.



The primary responsibilities for the A&I Evaluation Intern may include:

  • Drafting evaluation plans to assess quantitative and qualitative impacts of program projects.

  • Conducting internal and external research on program activities, outputs and outcomes.

  • Conducting internal and external stakeholder interviews and surveys.

  • Analyzing information gathered and drafting problem-solving recommendations.

  • Compiling and organizing program reports, evaluations and lessons learned.

  • Supporting training and coaching efforts that promote best practice in monitoring and evaluation.




  • Passion for learning

  • Commitment to Greenpeace values

  • Familiarity with monitoring & evaluation practices and tools for advocacy work

  • Attention to detail

  • Professionalism and ability to keep information confidential

  • Familiarity with Excel and Google collaborative tools

  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills

  • Strong written communication skills



  • Ability to intern at least 4 days/week

  • Course work in evaluation concepts and frameworks

  • Ability to conduct numerical analysis in Excel

  • Skilled at conducting thorough desk research from a variety of sources

  • Knowledge of environmental challenges and solutions

  • Understanding of the relationship between non-governmental organizations (NGOs), governments, and the private sector

Apply for Spring 2014