Project Code: STATE-USA-MED-177

Needs Assessment & Program Evaluation for Bureau of Medical Service’s Employee Consultation Service

Project Title Needs Assessment & Program Evaluation for Bureau of Medical Service’s Employee Consultation Service
Project Summary Design and develop a comprehensive strategic assessment and/or evaluation plans, identifying and establishing priorities for Employee Consultation Services (ECS) whose mandate is to ensure mission-ready personnel
Country United States
Agency Department of State
DoS Office MED/MHS
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 4
Project Description

The office desires to work with four students to help the Department of State’s Medical team develop a survey instrument, complete a survey with Department of State personnel, analyze the collected information, synthesize and draw conclusions, prepare reports, using appropriate data visualization techniques to increase the likelihood that the recommendations will be used by ECS for program development.

The four selected virtual interns will develop a comprehensive strategic assessment and/or evaluation plans that identify and prioritize the needs of DOS employees. The professionals will also implement assessments and evaluations for learning events, other member capacity programs, and service area programs. Monitor findings, as appropriate, across repeated measures to ensure continuous improvement.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Data analysis
Research
Survey / polling design
Additional Information

The team will analyze the collected information, synthesize and draw conclusions, prepare reports, using appropriate data visualization techniques to increase the likelihood that the recommendations will be used. They will also ensure that assessment and evaluation activities are in alignment with best practices in the medical field.

Specific skills:
- Develop instrument tool, review, research, collect and update needs assessment data
- Contribute toward the structure and utilization of the data
- Prepare reports (including writing text, analyzing data, and preparing charts) summarizing demographic, process, outcome, and impact information. Present critical information in visually compelling ways.
-Utilize strong spreadsheet skills