Empowerment Through Integration (ETI) is a 501(c)3 certified non-profit that is working to promote the development of an inclusive society by transforming the social stigma against disability across the globe. We create integrated, supportive spaces with life skills training, emotional support, and community service opportunities. Through these integrated spaces, they are able to break down internal and external barriers surrounding views on ability in order to create positive change in society. Our ultimate goal is to enable society to understand that inclusion of all is a value for all.

ETI is currently seeking a Research and Evaluation Intern to develop an evaluation structure to monitor impact of ETI’s “In the Dark” programs. The “In the Dark” programs are facilitated, blindfolded experience in which participants reflect on the preconceived notions and -isms (e.g. racism, sexism, ableism) which affect our daily lives and interactions. These programs are targeted at changing the narrative surrounding disability and focused on transforming social stigma on the individual level.


  • Develop a Research and Evaluation plan to monitor impact of current programs
  • Conduct analysis of current “In the Dark” evaluation including review of current pre- and post-surveys
    • Put together evaluation report
  • Conduct research on best methods of evaluation for training style programs
  • Conduct surveys and interviews
  • Develop updated surveys and interview structure to gather quantitative and qualitative data
  • Work with Research and Evaluation Manager to develop data entry and storage plan for comparison of data across events
  • Assist manager in outreach to local universities for research partnerships
  • Help to communicate with Communications team for testimonials and statistics
  • Collaborate with ETI Leadership and Staff Members
  • Attend weekly meetings with ETI COO and R&E Manager
  • Attend organization-wide bi-weekly team calls


The R&E Intern will commit to a 10-week internship with ETI, beginning no later than June 1st and concluding in August. Work can be conducted virtually or out of ETI’s office in Harvard Square. It will be the responsibility of the candidate to complete work tasks throughout the course of the internship. Ideally, this individual will be able to commit to a full-time work schedule during the internship. Interests in Research and Evaluation, impact assessment, program monitoring, non-profits and diversity and inclusion are strongly preferred.


Interested candidates should submit a resume and a short description on why you think you should be considered for this position. Please submit materials to