Feb 3, 2020

Seeking a Project Intern for our Singapore office

  • Commitment: 3 months Full-time or 4-6 months Part-time (2 days per week)
  • For Singaporeans/Singapore Permanent Residents only
  • Paid internship

The role:

CEI’s internships offer structured training in the workplace. The programme is designed to offer valuable and relevant professional experience which contributes to an intern's skillset, while offering opportunities to provide support to teams for complex and large research projects.

The internship will provide learning opportunities in research and policy work such as:

  • Data collection, management and analysis
  • Rigorous research practices and protocol
  • Administration of standardised assessments
  • Implementation support (providing organisations with a solid foundation to pilot and scale up interventions)
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Project management
  • Proposal writing

Aside from their immediate project activities, interns will be valued members of the CEI team and participate in learning sessions, review of articles and other key team activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Recruitment of participants
  • Preparation and quality-checking of material for data collection
  • Data collection (interviews, with appropriate supervision and guidance provided). Some internships may include observation and assistance in assessment of children
  • Transcription and coding of data
  • Data entry and management
  • Minute-taking
  • General project support tasks, as required

What you will bring:

Skills and experience:


  • An interest in research rigour
  • A passion for social impact
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • High levels of attention to detail and quality
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Fluency in English

Added advantage

  • Familiarity with quantitative and qualitative research methodology
  • Knowledge of child, youth, mental health or disability literature
  • Fluency in a second language (E.g. Bahasa Melayu or Mandarin)
  • Excellent academic background in a research-related discipline and/or demonstrated work or volunteering experience in a relevant organisation


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Health, Public Health, Social Sciences [Psychology, Social work etc.], Public Policy, or others)

Application requirements:

  • CV/Résumé
  • Cover Letter

CVs/Résumés should include detail on completed or in-progress educational qualifications; any prior professional experience; relevant skills like second languages (if applicable); and relevant extracurricular, leadership, and voluntary experience. Cover letters should include information about why you are interested in the role and why it is a good fit for your skills and experience. Applicants who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered for the role.

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to Patricia (cei.hr.sg@ceiglobal.org).

Please find the position description here. Applications close 14th February 2020.

Please note: The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is founded by Save the Children Australia. Being a child-safe organisation, all employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, and sign our Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.