Research and Analysis Intern

World Vision USA

Job Description

Posted on: 
February 21, 2024

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:

Remote within the US- Research and Analysis Intern

 Summer 2024

World Vision Internships provide a three-month opportunity for exceptional students and recent graduates ready to explore a career in the international relief and development sector. We are committed to providing interns with a meaningful learning experience where they can learn, grow, and connect alongside other emerging professionals who are passionate about our mission.

Learn: Take on challenging and meaningful work assignments while developing your technical skills and gaining valuable hands-on experience.

Grow: Deepen your understanding of the sector, develop your leadership potential, and grow your Christian faith during weekly professional development seminars and workshops.

Connect: Form connections with a diverse nationwide intern cohort and build your professional network at one of the largest international relief, development, and advocacy organisations in the world.

BEFORE APPLYING, make sure you meet the following requirements:

  • Able to commit to a minimum of 24 hours per week for the entire internship period: 20 May – 16 August. 
  • Eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must have a valid US Social Security Number.
  • Be physically located in one of the following states where WVI is registered as an employer: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia (Washington D.C.), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
  • Current student or recent graduate from an undergraduate or graduate programme (within 2 years).
  • Adhere to World Vision International’s Christian Statement of Faith.
  • Willingness to use own electronic devices for internship purposes, and disposition to let WVI install endpoint security software on those devices.


  • Stipend: All US-based interns are paid a monthly stipend of $800
  • Hours: Full-time and part-time opportunities are available (24-40 hours/week)
  • Internship Location: Remote within the US (see eligible states above).
  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Business Administration, Operations Management, Security and Risk Management, Communications, or related field.


World Vision Security, Safety & Resilience (SSR) Security team supports WV's 34,000 staff operating in nearly 100 countries to deliver its programs in a safe and secure environment. Our people work in some of the most challenging and complex environments and our team contributes to the well-being of children by helping the World Vision Partnership to manage its security well. We advise, train, and monitor standards to save lives and promote programme safety.

The Opportunity

As a Research and Analysis Intern, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be part of a small flexible, highly motivated team that meets to collaborate, brainstorm, share ideas, and update on progress.
  • Support our goal to ensure staff is appropriately trained for their current roles as well as ensure that those who have the requisite skills and behaviours/mindsets to be considered for more senior roles are valued and retained.
  • Engage with Regional and Global leads who contribute to the development and use of security.
  • Access weekly professional development programming delivered by WV People and Culture.
  • Be surrounded by people who motivate and inspire you.
  • Make a lasting impact on the lives of the most vulnerable children.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Support the team to engage with key stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the development, delivery, and analysis of multiple research tools such as One-on-one interviews, questionnaires, and surveys, and prepare meaningful summaries and reports for further action.

Essential qualities for this role:

  • You are familiar with online survey (e.g. Survey Monkey) methodologies.
  • You have an intermediate/advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • You have strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently to achieve the desired outcome.
  • You are responsible, responsive, and enthusiastic.
  • You are passionate about using your God-given talents to positively impact the world.

Applicant Types Accepted:

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