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Employer: UC Berkeley
Located in: California
Degree Required: Current graduate student
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (Foundation) and the Center for Social Sector Leadership (CSSL) at the Haas School at UC Berkeley offers a unique opportunity to provide recent graduates in business, public health, sciences, social sciences, and policy an introduction to philanthropy. The shared vision for this partnership is to strengthen the future of philanthropy by providing next generation leaders the opportunity to engage with philanthropic leaders and work with a grantmaking team impacting diverse issues and populations.
Through a competitive application process, Program Analysts are selected for the paid positions which can vary in duration. An Analyst will perform analytical studies on a variety of policies, projects, programs and issues. This fellowship provides extensive training, professional development, a strong network, and access to view the world of grantmaking at one of the largest foundations in the world.
The Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) Program at the Foundation is committed to promoting reproductive health and rights, with a focus on high quality information and services. It places a special emphasis on engaging and serving youth and believe that young people have the best potential for building and sustaining a movement of change. The PRH program aims to: improve the quality of comprehensive sexuality education, voluntary contraception, and abortion care; strengthen service delivery, build leadership and advocacy capacity, and shift social and cultural norms to allow women and youth to make their own reproductive health care decisions; and forge partnerships with global research advocacy organizations, especially networks led by youth, and to create positive and effective messages about reproductive health and rights at the regional and global levels.
The three Program Analysts will be UC Berkeley employees placed on site at the Foundation. The Program Analysts will assist with strategic initiatives of the PRH Program. The role of the Program Analyst is to provide research, strategic analysis and synthesis, implementation, and evaluation of projects in the PRH Program. This work will involve analyzing the field and current needs and efforts, synthesizing best practices, working with field experts and stakeholders, analyzing investments, evaluating grant proposals and reports, and identifying key learnings and assessing progress toward goals. The Program Analyst’s work will complement the knowledge and information of the Program Officers and staff in the PRH program. Program Analysts will work with PRH Program Officers to identify and design specific projects that further the foundation’s work and the analyst’s skill development. Understanding that the goals of the Foundation’s PRH Program are inclusive, often reflecting the interests of diverse social, ethnic, and socio-economic communities, the Program Analyst will gain exposure to grantmaking with a broad lens of diverse issues and populations.
Posted on 07/31/2019
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