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Institute for Student Achievement Summer Internship in Program Monitoring & Evaluation

About the Institute for Student Achievement

The Institute for Student Achievement (ISA)  partners with schools and districts to transform school and classroom environments, and educator practices, in ways that effectively meet the social-emotional and academic learning needs of students, particularly those from historically and structurally underserved backgrounds. Recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as an evidence-based approach to comprehensive school reform that significantly improves student outcomes, ISA provides job-embedded coaching and other forms of professional learning supports to strengthen educator capacities for strategic planning, design, and implementation of instructional and organizational change.

Internship details and dates


You’ll work virtually with ISA's monitoring evaluation and research team on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for ISA's equity and school improvement services lines. You’ll perform a wide variety of M&E related tasks including conducting literature reviews, creating logic models, developing M&E tools, data collection and analysis, and providing inputs to M&E reports.

Dates and location

  •   Deadline: The application deadline is February 1, 2023
  •   Decisions: You’ll be notified of selection decisions by March 31, 2023
  •   Duration: 8 weeks: June 5, 2023–July 28, 2023
  •   Location: Remote


  •  $8,000 stipend

Who should apply

If you have an interest and expertise in the following, you’d be an excellent fit for this internship:

  • K–12 education
  • Equity in education
  • Diversifying the educator workforce
  • Educator professional development and learning
  • Program monitoring and evaluation

Eligibility requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Currently enrolled in a U.S.-based  masters or doctoral degree program in education, public policy or related field
  • Professional experience and/or graduate level course work in social science research methods and/or program evaluation methods.

How to apply


The main criteria for selection will be the match of your qualifications and interests as well as the needs of the ISA's monitoring evaluation and research team.

ISA values interns who bring a diversity of interests and lived experiences to ISA. We strongly encourage students from historically and structurally underserved groups and backgrounds to apply. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.