OPEN POSITIONS

Tech Goes Home is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that empowers communities to access and use digital tools to overcome barriers and advance lives. Our program consists of 15 hours of free, customized, hands-on digital resource instruction. The trainings run at schools and local community organizations across Greater Boston, and they are taught by TGH-trained staff members at the sites, including school teachers, librarians, community center staff, counselors, and family liaisons. Upon program completion, graduates can purchase a new device for $50 to ensure they continue to use the skills they have learned at access digital resources at home. More than 35,000 participants have graduated from the program at more than 250 sites across Boston, and TGH has distributed more than 22,500 new computers.

 

We are seeking two interns with extraordinary passion and talent to join our team! This is an opportunity to have a major impact on the community we share, while gaining valuable experience in data collection and analysis. We are a small team of fun and caring people that aim to leave work every day knowing that we made a difference.

 

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The positions will remain open until filled, but we will start reviewing applications on March 30, 2020. These are paid internships based in our office in Back Bay in Boston, MA. The interns will work between 30-35 hours per week for 12 weeks and receive a stipend of $4,000 over the course of the internship. We also will consider students looking for a for-credit internship or who have secured funding for an unpaid internship through their academic institutions or another source. Tech Goes Home is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.

 
Research and Media Intern (Spanish Speaker) 
Position Summary

The internship primary focus is to help us collect data that helps us learn how we make a difference in our graduates’ lives. The intern will have two main projects during the internship: the annual follow-up survey and video stories from our graduates. 

 

Annual Follow-up Survey: The intern will refine our annual follow-up survey for program graduates, implement the survey, and analyze results. With team input, the intern will update the online survey and to reach a wider group, the intern will call TGH graduates and orally administered the survey. Over 35% of our course graduates identify as Latinx and it is a requirement for the position that this person is able to conduct interviews in Spanish. The intern will write a final report summarizing the data and key findings. 

 

The successful candidate will have experience collecting quantitative and qualitative data through phone and email surveys. In addition, the candidate will have experience collecting a large amount of data and tracking project progression. The project requires independent work while keeping the larger team informed of the project’s progress and any challenges that arise.

 

Video Stories: The intern will run a campaign to collect video stories from graduates and learners. Videos will be in graduates' native language and the intern will be responsible for running the campaign, organizing the videos, and transcribing videos that are in Spanish.

 

The Research Intern will report to the Operations and Finance Manager.

Opportunities for you as a TGH Research Intern
  • Experience a summer of hands-on survey design, analysis, and operations

  • Collect and tell stories about what digital skills mean for our learners

  • Work in an environment where you'll gain project management and collaboration skills that are important in any career

  • Combine social science and statistical methods with the practical challenges of day-to-day project implementation

 

Qualifications
  • Ability to conduct phone surveys in Spanish

  • Pursuing or recently earned an associate's, bachelor’s, or master’s degree in the social sciences or data-related field

  • Experience in creating surveys in platforms like Google Forms, Survey Monkey, or Qualtrics

  • Outstanding oral and written communication 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfort speaking on the phone

    • Experience working for an organization like a University Telefund or phone banking for a political candidate a plus

  • Training in quantitative and qualitative data analysis

  • Detail-oriented

  • Confidence and can-do attitude; ability to advance discrete projects both independently and as part of a small team

  • Conscientiousness and ability to thrive in a team environment

  • Video editing skills a plus, but not required

 

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter, with TGH Research and Media Intern as the subject line, to barbara@techgoeshome.org.

Program Intern

 

Position Summary

This position is primarily focused on supporting the program team in creating digital literacy PDFs and videos for teaching technology and digital skills, and analyzing data to make informed program-related decisions.


 

Opportunities for you as a TGH Program Intern

  • An opportunity to showcase skills and abilities in creating PDFs, video creating and building sustainable systems. 

  • Work on tasks where you can build skills in project management, data analysis, and written and oral communication skills. 


 

Qualifications

  • Detail-oriented

  • Effective oral and written communication

  • Confidence and can-do attitude; ability to advance discrete projects both independently and as part of a small team

  • Conscientiousness and ability to thrive in a team environment

  • Proficient in using Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides

  • Admirable experience in conceptualizing and creating video projects

  • Research trends in instructional methods and educational technology

  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfort speaking on the phone

 

Duties

  • Work closely with the Program team to develop new technology curriculum and videos for teaching. 

  • Research new materials to teach digital skills to children, adults, and seniors

  • Conduct interviews with trainers and participants on the phone.

  • Visit Tech Goes Home classes to record a video or take photos

  • Assist with the data management and tracking of TGH courses.  


 

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter, with the title “TGH Program Intern” as the subject line, to program@techgoeshome.org.

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