Internship Opportunity at YRISE

June 3, 2020

A multi-disciplinary research team at Y-RISE led by Professor Mushfiq Mobarak is conducting high-frequency phone-based surveys and running experimental and non-experimental evaluations to support policymakers in Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone develop evidence-based policy responses to contain the COVID-19 crisis. In the coming months, several research outputs will be published with the intent of guiding policy makers to devise effective response strategies. Y-RISE is seeking a summer intern to support Y-RISE’s policy outreach activities in light of this work.

The intern will be expected to:

  • Update Y-RISE website with new content and data
  • Keep track of media mentions
  • Design policy briefs
  • Reach out to policymakers, journalists, and other academics to keep them updated on Y-RISE work
  • Provide administrative and logistical support in organizing webinars and other events

Skills Required:

  • Suitable candidates will have experience with graphic design and web support.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to work independently
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Canva, WordPress etc.
  • Knowledge of international development, economics, global health preferred
  • Data visualization skills preferred.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their resume and cover letter at