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Data Specialist Intern (Fall Internship)

  • Expired: January 28, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.


MISSION: Read Better Be Better's mission is to connect young readers and youth leaders to inspire a love of literacy and learning.

VISION: A Society in which all children master the foundational skills necessary to become independent learners.


Read Better Be Better is an education nonprofit organization focused on solving Arizona's literacy crisis. We work with partnering schools throughout the state to connect young readers and youth leaders to inspire a love of literacy and learning. Since 2014, we have served thousands of Arizona students through our after-school and at-home reading programs in over 60 schools and multiple community-based organizations across Maricopa and Pinal counties. Each school semester, we have expanded to serve even more kids, schools, and families. We are a mission-driven, collaborative community of passionate, creative, and flexible professionals, and we welcome and support those seeking internship experience with RBBB for their professional development.

Be Excellent. Be Kind.

Job Title: Data Specialist Intern

Reports To: Operations Director

Work Hours: A weekly commitment of 10-15 hours is required. Interns will be expected to commit to a set schedule within RBBB's main office hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Work Environment: Office (in-person)

Start Date: August/September (for fall internship)

Program Duration: Internship positions are meant to be short-term and based around academic semesters and last for 3-4 months. We offer: Spring, Summer and Fall positions.

Pay & Benefits: This internship is unpaid. Read Better Be Better is fully committed to providing eligible interns with all documentation necessary for them to receive course credit for their time with the organization, if they wish to do so.


Read Better Be Better has an exciting opportunity available for aspiring nonprofit data analysts! As the RBBB Data Specialist Intern, you will work under the supervision of the Operations Director to organize and manage Student participant assessment data. Gain access and knowledge of Remark, Tableau, and Salesforce platforms and learn how to organize and structure incoming data. In addition to assigned tasks, the Data Specialist Intern will be given the opportunity to take on tasks that are of personal interest, dependent upon the needs of the Operations Director and the organization.

The ideal candidate has strong organizational skills, is responsible and detail-oriented, and is willing and able to be flexible and learn as they go.


  • Receive and clean up student participation assessments
  • Scan and store assessments into our SharePoint file structure
  • Processes electronic assessments through Remark, our digital assessment program
  • Import data into our Tableau environment for analysis
  • Run impact reports
  • Work with our external data support team
  • Provide general support to the Operations team
  • Design and complete projects based on personal interest and organizational need
  • Perform other general RBBB team duties as assigned
  • Perform all other duties as assigned that are required of the employee in this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Go-getter with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to organize and manage large amounts of tasks and information
  • Meticulous with strong time-management skills
  • Fundamental understanding of Office 365 and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Interest in and passion for the Read Better Be Better vision and mission
  • Interest in operations and administration in the nonprofit sector
  • Willingness to conduct themselves in accordance with organizational values
  • Willingness to seek opportunities to develop and grow the Read Better Be Better vision and mission within the community
  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Enrollment in/having a relevant degree program preferred (i.e. data analysis, information technology, nonprofit management, etc.)
  • Understanding of the following platforms and applications: Salesforce, Tableau, and Slack


  • Positive Social Impact: contribute to an organization passionate about education equity and social justice.
  • Professional Development & Mentorship: receive consistent feedback and have regular, direct interaction with leadership and the whole team, including team meetings and one-on-one mentorship opportunities.
  • Resume Building: regularly use key platforms such as MS Office 365 and Salesforce; work on a variety of tasks related to this role.

"It's a really well-run non-profit all the way through. The team is so close to each other and so supportive of each other. I really like the focus on how it's unique to Arizona. [I like] the local focus of being invested in these communities." - College Student/Former RBBB Intern


  • Ability to operate a computer
  • Ability to lift 15 pounds

Please contact the HR Coordinator at with any questions or concerns regarding the position. To apply, send a resumé to . A cover letter is optional.

Read Better Be Better is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Please read the on our website.

Read Better Be Better


Phoenix, AZ
85098 USA



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