IMPAQ International, LLC

  • Research Intern - International Development

    Job Location US-DC
  • Overview

    IMPAQ International is a public policy research and program implementation firm that has extensive experience providing quality research, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, program implementation in the areas of health, economic growth, workforce development, governance, justice, and rule of law. IMPAQ has successfully implemented a diverse portfolio of domestic and international projects, including numerous multi-million dollar, multi-year projects for clients such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Bank, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), other government clients, and many private foundations, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.


    IMPAQ’s mission is to bring together exceptional people to develop innovative and rigorous approaches to evaluate the real-world impact of social policies and programs. IMPAQ offers five locations: our Corporate Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, rated one of America’s Best Small Cities; Downtown Washington, D.C., Boston, Massachusetts, Seattle, Washington and a Bay Area office in Oakland, California. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).


    IMPAQ International is seeking Research Interns at our Washington, DC office to join our International Development division.


    The Research interns will provide support to ID team by performing the following tasks:

    • Conduct literature review, including comprehensive review of federal publications, information summarization, data collection, database creation (and maintenance) and qualitative analysis and presentation;
    • Gather intelligence on international development solicitations, RFP's, RFI's, and support business development, recruitment, operations, and research activities;
    • Conduct primary and secondary research;
    • Support preparation of technical proposals, including coordinating proposals, formatting technical material, backstopping proposal recruitment, and researching/developing business intelligence;
    • Assist in the production of marketing materials;
    • Provide project operations backstopping as necessary;
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • A strong work ethic is strongly preferred. Interns are expected to learn quickly, work independently and in groups, take directions, be organized, and be resourceful and collaborative.
    • Research experience in public policy or related fields required;
    • Previous experience in international development is desirable;
    • Advanced expertise of Microsoft Excel, Word Excel, PowerPoint a must;
    • Knowledge or familiarity with data analysis using SAS, STATA, SPSS, Survey CTO, and/or database applications is highly desirable;
    • Previous experience in report preparation and preferred.
    • Fluency in Spanish, French, or Portuguese is highly desireable.


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