Women’s World Banking is seeking intern

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The research team at Women’s World Banking is seeking a student intern to contribute to qualitative research on women’s financial inclusion, economic empowerment and leadership in the financial sector.


The intern will be expected to work 20 hours per week and undertake some combination of the following activities:

  • Literature reviews on topics and methods related to women’s financial inclusion, economic empowerment and gender equity.
  • Contribute to qualitative research design including sample design and selection of appropriate methods.
  • Draft qualitative research instruments and materials, including semi-structured interview guides, journey maps, prototypes, card sorts, etc.
  • Conduct interviews and assist with notetaking.
  • Assist in qualitative data analysis and synthesis.
  • Draft sections of reports, blog posts, executive summaries and presentations.
  • Present research findings to staff.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Current undergraduate or graduate student (work assigned will correspond to research experience) in a program with an emphasis on, anthropology, sociology, development studies or similar discipline.
  • Experience in qualitative research.
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize insights from qualitative research to inform the development of new policies, products and services.
  • Ability to work remotely with access to adequate computer equipment.
  • Experience with participatory qualitative and design research techniques.
  • Familiarity with financial inclusion and gender equity challenges and opportunities.
  • Experience designing and conducting qualitative research with low-income people and community organizations for social impact.
  • Experience employing feminist research methods that are responsive to gender and power dynamics.

To learn more about this opportunity and apply, log into Handshake with your FIU credentials and type in the following keywords: women’s & gender.      

Deadline to apply is Dec. 15.