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kashf foundation

Kashf Foundation Summer Internship Program 2014

Kashf Foundation seeks talented, creative and passionate individuals to join the organization through its internship program. The internship program will involve meaningful projects that contribute to the organization and help the intern accomplish specific learning goals with help of interactive visits in the field as well as through interaction with sector experts at the Head Office in Lahore.

Applicant Profile

An internship position at Kashf Foundation would suit an ambitious individual with very good organization and people skills. Kashf provides a diverse work-environment with opportunities to learn from peers. The internship will require field work the costs of which will be covered by Kashf Foundation as per company policy. The internee will report to the project managers for each of the opportunities listed below. All internees are expected to have a high level of physical and mental energy and be passionate about the mission and vision of Kashf Foundation.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. All candidates must have completed at least two years of an undergraduate program, i.e. must be in their third year of college.
  2. Candidates that have completed their Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, i.e. Social Sciences, Economics and/or Business Administration will be given preference.
  3. Candidates must be fluent in English and have some kind of working knowledge of Urdu – for some projects knowledge of Urdu is not mandatory.


Summer 2014 Projects

Exit Client Research

Monitoring client exit trends is imperative to understanding preferences of clients and streamlining products and services based on these preferences. In this project, the intern along with members of the research & development cell at Kashf Foundation will develop questionnaires and implement and analyze findings to understand reasons for client exit. This project requires field work, data entry, analysis and report writing.

Customer Satisfaction Research

Kashf solicits regular feedback from clients to embed the clients’ views and suggestions in the products and services being offered. One mechanism used to solicit feedback is the Customer Satisfaction Surveys. In this project, the intern along with members of the research & development cell at Kashf Foundation will develop questionnaires and implement them in one-on-one meeting to assess and analyze client feedback on various facets of the Kashf program. This project requires field work, data entry, analysis and report writing.

Progress Out of Poverty Research

Kashf uses the Poverty Score Card which has been developed by the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund in a selected number of its branches. The Poverty Score Card is a tool which helps measure the poverty status of clients. In this project, the intern will analyze Progress out of Poverty data for 25 branches across the past 2 years to assess the change in poverty. This project requires data analysis and report writing. Urdu skills are not required for this internship.

Impact Assessment of Female Run Startup Enterprises

Kashf Foundation along with the Center for Research in Economics and Business at the Lahore School of Economics is running an impact assessment to study the impact of business trainings on start-up businesses. The assessment involves the use of household baseline surveys which are conducted with clients that are receiving the training. In this internship, the intern will assist in conducting surveys with clients and compiling data. This project requires primary research and data entry.

Impact Assessment of Basic Financial Literacy Program

Kashf Foundation has a robust capacity building program for clients which includes financial education, gender justice trainings, social theatre and business development trainings. In this project the intern will design and run 10 Focus Groups Discussions (FGDs) with clients that have been part of Kashf’s Basic Financial Literacy Program. This project requires primary research, data entry, analysis and report writing.

Impact Assessment of Systemized Financial Education Program

Kashf Foundation has a robust capacity building program for clients which includes financial education, gender justice trainings, social theatre and business development trainings. In this project the intern will design and run 10 Focus Groups Discussions (FGDs) with clients that have been part of Kashf’s Systemized Financial Education Program. This project requires primary research, data entry, analysis and report writing.

Impact Assessment of Gender Justice Training Program

Kashf Foundation has a robust capacity building program for clients which includes financial education, gender justice trainings, social theatre and business development trainings. In this project the intern will design and run 10 Focus Groups Discussions (FGDs) with clients that have been part of Kashf’s Gender Justice Trainings. This project requires primary research, data entry, analysis and report writing.

Impact Assessment of Social Theatre Program

Kashf Foundation has a robust capacity building program for clients which includes financial education, gender justice trainings, social theatre and business development trainings. In this project the intern will design and run 10 Focus Groups Discussions (FGDs) with clients that have been seen the Social Theatre Performances. This project requires primary research, data entry, analysis and report writing.

Application Guidelines and Process

All interested applicants must send a cover letter clearly identifying the project they want to work on along with their resume. The cover letter should highlight the reasons for their interest in the project along with any relevant experience. Candidates must also mention Language Skills details in either the resume or cover letter.

The deadline for applications is: 30th May 2014 5:00 PM – Pakistan Standard Time
All applications must be sent to khadija.aftab@kashf.org.
General Guidelines

  1. All Kashf internship opportunities are unpaid.
  2. Kashf will not be responsible for payments/reimbursements of any costs related to the following:
    • Board and Lodge
    • Travel to/from Pakistan
    • Transport to the Head Office
    • Any miscellaneous expenses related to food, medical, and mobile costs.
  3. At the end of the internship, all internees will be required to submit the end of project report.
  4. Internees will be awarded a certificate of internship at the end of their internship.
  5. All internees will have to follow office timings, professional dress code, and must maintain professional decorum.
  6. All internees are expected to bring their laptops for data entry and report writing.
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