Join Our Team: Database Intern


Pencils of Promise is seeking a detail-oriented and self-motivated Database Intern for Spring 2020. The intern will support the Learning & Evaluation (L&E) team with database management, from data cleaning to building custom solutions to our most pressing business challenges. Pencils of Promise works exclusively in Salesforce for all data management needs, in addition to integrated applications within Salesforce. This is a paid full-time (40 hours per week) internship from January – June 2020. Alternatively, credit is available to those eligible. Please submit your resumé and cover letter in PDF format. Please be prepared to bring a computer daily. 


  • Help us build out our database – create custom database architecture to support the evolving business needs of our growing organization
  • Assist us with creating forms for in-country data collection using Formyoula
  • Grow our training backbone – develop and help to manage training content
  • Manage our internal ticketing system – keep our team on track as we receive and address requests from our colleagues across the globe
  • Be an admin all-star – act as a proactive coordinator and communicator for all database needs
  • Assist with research and requirements gathering for tech solutions to needs across all departments
  • Work with a team of data geeks passionate about making the world a better place
  • Support the L&E team in other related tasks as needed


  • Undergraduate or graduate student (or recent graduate)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Effective Excel experience
  • Experience in Salesforce or other relational databases a plus
  • Knowledge of Spanish a plus
  • Strong communication and consistent adherence deadlines
  • Interest in international development and education 
  • Strong commitment to PoP's mission 

About the Office

We are a passionate, driven, and fun group of individuals. We have a unique, energetic office culture that is sometimes casual and light, but, at all times, the PoP team is very much focused and committed to working hard in the name of our cause. You will find nothing besides positive attitudes, determination, and smiles at the PoP office.


  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.