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Intern, Planning and Evaluation

Location: Greater Philadelphia area, Pennsylvania, USA

Department: Planning & Evaluation

Reports to: Director, Planning & Evaluation

Internship Type:  Paid

Position Type: Full-time or part-time temporary internship (summer or fall) for a duration of up to 2 months

Organization and Position

The John Templeton Foundation aspires to become a global catalyst for discoveries that contribute to human flourishing. We fund research and catalyze conversations across disciplines—from astrophysics, evolutionary biology, and genetics, to philosophy, psychology, and economics – to inspire awe and wonder and help us understand what it means to live a life full of purpose and meaning.

Learning Outcomes

The intern will gain experience in grant monitoring and evaluation design.  They will gain working knowledge of Salesforce. The intern will work with the Planning and Evaluation team to align the scope of the internship with both the needs of the JTF team as well as their interests and professional development goals.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Select a topic of interest with the Foundation’s mission and identify grants that align with the chosen topic.
  • Complete writing assignments to summarize the structure and primary outcomes of selected grants.
  • Extract academic publications and researchers related to selected grants or grants topics and store using Excel or JTF web-based software.
  • Visualize project data by building out dashboards.
  • Support other strategic planning and evaluation projects by conducting internet research, reviewing grants and updating data sets.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • High School diploma required; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with a high level of accuracy.
  • Must be adept using internet research (Chrome) and data management (Excel) software. Experience using Salesforce or optical character recognition (OCR) software is beneficial.
  • Experience managing data, especially grant data or academic research, is strongly preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills and process orientation.
  • Demonstrates professionalism, dedication and humility.


This position will be based in the Foundation’s offices, located in West Conshohocken, PA.  The associate will be able to work a hybrid schedule (currently at least 2 days in-office and up to 3 days remote).  West Conshohocken, PA is a short drive (~15 miles) from Philadelphia and there is a nearby commuter train station with service into downtown Philadelphia. The offices are close to residential and commercial districts with multiple restaurants.

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