Internships

The Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development (QRF) welcomes interns who are eager to put into practice the skills and knowledge they are learning at university to advance education and development in Jordan.

 

Internship Information for International Students

QRF will accept candidates enrolled at international universities who are eager to put into practice the skills and knowledge they are learning at university to advance education and development in Jordan.

Position Title: QRF Junior Officer in Research/Program Development/Impact Evaluation & Monitoring /Strategic Partnerships/Communications (depending on assigned department) - Amman, Jordan.

Skills/Qualifications: Bachelor’s students (2nd year or higher) or recent graduates, Master’s students – relevant degree in business & management or social sciences, i.e. education, political science, public policy, economics, data science, development studies,

Language Requirement: English (Arabic an advantage).

Compensation: Stipend of USD 500/month.


Duration: 8-12 weeks.

Other requirements: All students will be required to provide their own international health insurance for the duration of their internship.

Internship Terms and Deadlines:

Term

Application Deadline

Spring: February – May

January 30th, 2018

Summer: May – September

April 1st, 2018

Fall: October - January

July 1st, 2018

Please indicate in your cover letter which term you would like to be considered for.

QRF could provide interns with:

• An assigned supervisor from QRF’s staff.


• Logistical support including: local orientation, help finding accommodation and pastoral support.

• Access to QRF’s local and regional contacts.


• Workspace: desk, internet, and landline.


• Access to relevant local conferences and events.

QRF expectations regarding interns:

• Full-time commitment (Sunday-Thursday) from 9am to 5pm and located in Amman.


• Terms of References (ToRs) will be developed for all interns, based on their skill-set, experience and interest.

Additional Information:

Interns would be able to work on one or more of the following areas: 


• Research: conduct desk-based research, support in primary research, write briefs and concept notes on topics of relevance to QRF and its affiliations under the themes of Teachers’ Development and Recognition, Early Childhood Education and Development, Equity in Education, Curriculum and Assessment, Education Technology and Online Learning. This also includes opportunities to be involved in impact evaluation research, survey design, and data cleaning and basic data analysis. This year, priority will be given to candidates with strong quantitative skills to support in impact evaluation of educational programs and data analysis.


• Program Development: contribute to the development of new and/or existing programs related to pedagogy, formative assessment, school leadership and culture, closing the gender achievement gap, and parental awareness at the early years.


• Impact Evaluation and Monitoring: support in data collection, developing data collection tools, and brainstorming frameworks.


• Strategic Partnerships: support the QRF fundraising team in writing proposals and progress reports, and researching new financing streams etc.

• Communications: support the QRF communications team with online marketing, social media, and content development.

Internship Information for Local Students

Internship Information:

QRF will accept candidates currently enrolled or have recently graduated from Jordanian Universities.

Position Title: QRF Junior Officer in Communications/Media Production/Marketing/Engineering/Strategic Partnerships (depending on assigned department) – Amman, Jordan.

Skills/Qualifications: Bachelor’s students (3rd or above) or recent graduates with a degree in IT, software engineering, graphic design, marketing, e-marketing, business, economics, or any relevant degree.

Language Requirement: Fluency in Arabic and English.

Compensation: Stipend of JOD 350/month.


Duration: 8 weeks.

Other requirements:  All students will be required to show proof of medical insurance for the duration of their internship.

Internship Terms and Deadlines:

Term

Application Deadline

Spring: February – May

January 30th, 2018

Summer: May – September

April 1st, 2018

Fall: October - January

July 1st, 2018

Please indicate in your cover letter which term you would like to be considered for.

Application Process

Step 1: Please submit your CV (max 2 pages – in English) and a short cover letter indicating your experience and area of interest to info@qrf.org.

Step 2: If your CV is shortlisted, there will be a Skype interview, followed by a short, written assignment.


Step 3: Reference check.  

QRF could provide interns with:

• An assigned supervisor from QRF’s staff


• Logistical support including: local orientation, help finding accommodation and pastoral support.

• Access to QRF’s local and regional contacts.


• Workspace: desk, internet, and landline.


• Access to relevant local conferences and events.

QRF expectations regarding interns:

• Full-time commitment (Sunday-Thursday) from 9am to 5pm and located in Amman.


• Terms of References (ToRs) will be developed for all interns, based on their skill-set, experience and interest.

Additional Information:

Interns would be able to work on one or more of the following areas: 


• Strategic Partnerships: support the QRF fundraising team in writing proposals and progress reports, and researching new financing streams etc.

• Communications: support the QRF communications team with online marketing, social media, and content development.

• Media Production (Edraak): support the team in all aspects of pre-production, production and post-production of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

• Engineering (Edraak): the intern will develop a component of an online learning platform that provides new methods of delivering knowledge or assessing learners, either for a specific domain of study or for Edraak learners at large.

• Marketing (Edraak): support the team in managing social media accounts and promoting the courses to all Arabic speaking learners in the Middle East.