Paid Research Project for JA Worldwide - APPLY NOW


We are looking for one JA alum who would be interested in a three-week paid research project called “Partnerships in the Educational Technology Sector.”


Scope of Work:

  • Research African and Asian organizations in the education and educational technology sectors (examples include massive open online courses (MOOCs), blended learning, micro-credentials, and more)
  • Identify and survey educational technology companies that would be interested in partnering with JA Worldwide, such as the DQ Institute (  (already in partnership with JA Worldwide)
  • Ensure good fit to JA learning outcomes and programs around the world
  • Aim to extend to additional focus areas for learning programs (such as digital skills)
  • Make introductory contacts on behalf of JA Worldwide (Michael Mercieca, Consultant at JA Worldwide)
  • Populate the designated spreadsheet with 20–30 new organizations, including contact names
  • Although large organizations shouldn’t be ignored, start-ups with 5-10 staff are ideal targets


Application: Please send your CV (and LinkedIn profile if you have one) and a half-page cover letter to Michael Mercieca, Consultant, Partnerships & M&A (

Deadline: August 17, 2021, 23:59 CEST



About JA Worldwide:

Working in over 100 countries, JA equips young people with the employment and entrepreneurship skillsets and mindsets they need to succeed. By building abilities and nurturing self-belief, JA prepares youth for the future of work, ensures they have the tools to be financially capable adults, and teaches them to think entrepreneurially. Supported by nearly half a million volunteers, and reaching more than 12 million students each year, JA is one of few organizations with the scale, experience, and passion to build a brighter future for the next generation of global innovators, entrepreneurs, makers, and managers. Learn more at


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