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Intern Wanted: Data and Research Program, Voices for Virginia’s Children

Posted:  -  By: Lauren Snellings

Voices for Virginia’s Children is seeking to fill a master level data internship position for the summer of 2021. This master level internship opportunity in applied data research would fill up to 120 hours, and would be paid a stipend of up to $1,800. The internship will be over the course of summer 2021 and/or fall 2021, if necessary to complete requirements. This position intends to primarily be remote with the potential for office time in the fall. This position will be directly supervised by our Research Director with the potential to work with other departments such as fundraising, policy, and outreach. Experience in research and data maintenance (downloading, cleaning) with excellent Excel skills is required.

Voices for Virginia’s Children is a statewide multi-issue policy, advocacy, and data organization. Our research and data program is home to the KIDS COUNT DATA center. We represent Virginia in being the go-to statewide source for child health and wellbeing data with the most variety and depth of topics at both the state and locality level. Tracking hundreds of indicators over time and by categories like race, education, income, and gender, we apply our data to the policy and advocacy process, creating the best solutions for all children in Virginia.

To apply: Please send an email introduction with resume and any internship requirements to lauren@vakids.org by April 16, 2021.

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