Lumina Foundation Strategic Impact Intern (August 2021 – May 2022)
The Lumina Foundation seeks a Strategic Impact Intern from August 2021-May 2022. The Candidate will be required to provide support, coordination, and issue research and advising on projects within the Strategic Impact and Planning unit that help to advance racial equity through the attainment of quality credentials that lead to economic mobility. The unit focuses on building data systems and evidence aligned with today’s students and tomorrow’s credentials to make continuous improvement, document effective practices, inform Lumina and the field, and measure progress and success against key metrics.
Track developments and trends in postsecondary data and research aligned with the content areas above especially for adults of color.
Manage short projects that leverage data, research, and knowledge from the field to inform internal strategies and implementation of grants.
Help to align the work across the foundation noting any trends that may impact current and future work.
Develop and maintain databases as needed.
Support structures and opportunities for strategic learning at the Foundation and in the field and support the team to ensure that learning and evaluation results are considered and integrated into ongoing efforts.
Identify opportunities to elevate strong ideas from the field through writing, presenting, and assisting with convenings.
Assist in the management of grants and contracts, including tracking and reviewing grant reports.
Engage with colleagues across the foundation through internal meetings and contribute to strategizing conversations.
Work alongside strategy officers and directors to manage project coordinating tasks.
Other projects or tasks that the candidate and supervisor agree are related to the portfolio.