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Research and Evaluation Intern

Project Bread connects people and communities in Massachusetts to reliable sources of food while advocating for policies that make food more accessible – so that no one goes hungry. To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger is seeking a Research and Evaluation Intern (R&E Intern) to support with data collection, which will include collecting survey data, transcriptions, and assisting with focus groups and interviews.


At Project Bread, we have a deep commitment to creating positive social change and recognize that hunger and racism are inextricably linked. We work in a fast-paced environment that values learning, innovation, and diverse perspectives. Knowing its centrality to our work, Project Bread is committed to equity and inclusion. We aspire to build a diverse team, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.


Supervisor: Senior Director of Research and Evaluation


The Role: As a member of the Research and Evaluation team, the R&E Intern will support research and evaluation activities for the team and organization. In particular, the primary responsibility of the R&E Intern will collect phone survey data. The R&E Intern may also support other activities involving transcription, evaluation, technical assistance, and data collection for focus groups.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collect phone survey data.
  • Assist with focus groups.
  • Transcribe focus groups.
  • Support the Research and Evaluation team with data and evaluation activities.
  • Work within a team and attend or convene meetings as assigned.
  • Other activities, as assigned.



  • Enrolled in a graduate degree program.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluency (reading, writing, and speaking) in one or more of the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese, or Cape Verdean Creole. A language assessment may be required. Ability to speak more than one of these languages is highly desirable.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Commitment to social justice.

Time/compensation: Interns are expected to work 8-10 hours a week and will be compensated $18 - $22 an hour.


Duration: The internship is expected to commence in January 2023 and continue through April or May 2023 (depending on R&E Intern availability). Pending performance review, the internship duration may be extended.


Location: All employees are currently working a hybrid remote and in-office model and are expected to spend at least one day in office per week. The R&E Intern will need to be present in the East Boston office at least once per week. The R&E Intern may also need to be available for off-site focus groups once per month.


For the safety and protection of Project Bread Staff & Constituents we do have a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy that requires all staff to be fully vaccinated per the CDC definition.  Accommodation requests will be considered through our normal request process


Please apply here by completing our application form and uploading your resume and cover letter in MS Word or Pdf format.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.


Project Bread is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Please contact us at if you would like to request special accommodations during the interview process.

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