About the Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEEs) INTERNSHIP Program
On February 15, 2023, The Young Mongolian Professionals Association “YOUTHinc”, the Mongolian Evaluation Association (MEA) in collaboration with EvalYouth Mongolia Chapter of EvalYouth Global Network signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) marking the mutual collaboration to support young and emerging evaluators and decent work in Mongolia and beyond.
Within the scope of the MoU, we are pleased to announce that we are jointly launching the Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEEs) Internship program supporting young & emerging evaluators and decent work for youth, and contribute the UN SDGs including SDGs 4, 5, 8, 10, and 17.
The goal of the YEEs internship program is for Mongolian youth aged 18-34 to develop their knowledge and skills in the evaluation field, help them to acquire the soft skills and competencies that meet the employer’s requirements through capacity building, networking and practical experiences and to empower them in the future of work.
Through this program, you will be able to discover and develop your personal and career interest in the evaluation field, learn from the experienced Mongolian and international experts, gain valuable practical experience and expand your network.
- Mongolian youth aged 18-34
- Must have an adequate level of English (upper intermediate)
- Eager to learn and develop yourself continuously, both personally and professionally
- Open to communicate with people from other fields
- Able to commit to the program for 6 months
- Responsible to perform assigned tasks
- Share your knowledge with others and test it in practice
- Interested in learning evaluation /professional development/
- Interested in learning healthy lifestyle /personal development/
- Adapting to changes in the future of work
- Be active, creative and proactive
- Assessment: Knowing who you are completing 16 Personalities, Wingfinder tests, Case questions, SWOT analysis…
- Be a part of global development opportunity. YEEs Internship program supporting young & emerging evaluators and decent work for youth, and contribute the UN SDGs including SDGs 4, 5, 8, 10, and 17.
- Build your professional network: Working with other professionals and connecting with various international organizations can help build a strong network of contacts that can lead to future career opportunities.
- Capacity building (Reskilling/upskilling):
- Certificate of completion:
- Complimentary 1- Year Membership at YOUTHinc – Young Mongolian Professionals Association, MEA- Mongolian Evaluation Association, and EvalYouth
- Discover your career interests: An internship can help you gain a better understanding of the various career paths within the field of evaluation and determine which ones are the best fit for you.
- Enrich your CV/Resume: Completing an evaluation internship program can add valuable experience to your resume, making you a more competitive candidate for future job opportunities.
- Gain practical experience: An internship program provides an opportunity to work on real projects and develop practical skills and knowledge in the field of evaluation.
- Learn from experts and experienced professionals: Provides an opportunity to learn from experienced professionals who can provide guidance and mentorship in the field of evaluation (Mongolian and International)
- Sharing & Contribution:
- Study Tour/Networking opportunity at the highly regarded National and International organizations (meet your expectation vs reality)
- Summer Evaluation Bootcamp: Top interns will be invited to attend a summer evaluation bootcamp in Mongolia with teachings from American University virtually and by Mongolian evaluation experts in-person
DURATION: Six months, March 25-September 25, 2023
Mongolia’s progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) depends on effective evaluation of programs, policies, and projects. However, the evaluation field in Mongolia is still in its nascent stage, with a shortage of skilled professionals. The need for evaluation has become increasingly important with the adoption of the SDGs, and it is crucial to raise awareness and support young professionals in the field.
In response to this need, we are trying to launch the first-ever youth in evaluation program in Mongolia, The internship program “Young and Emerging Evaluators,” will be launched for Mongolian youth aged 18-34 to develop their knowledge and skills in the evaluation field, help them to acquire the soft skills and competencies that meet the employer’s requirements through capacity building, networking and practical experiences and to empower them in the future of work. By participating in this program, youths will be able to discover and develop their personal and career interest in the evaluation field, learn from experienced Mongolian and international experts, gain valuable practical experience, and expand their network.
Who can become an evaluator?
Evaluation is for analyzing project outcomes to identify strengths and areas for improvement across various fields. Regardless of your professional background or level of experience, you can become an evaluator and provide valuable feedback to improve programs and policies.
- Passionate about international development?
- Seeking a globally in-demand career?
- Ready to think globally and act locally for a better society?
- Excited join a professional network for youths?