Thursday, January 19, 2017

Research Assistant Internship Openings

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is looking for qualified students (advanced undergraduate or graduate) interested in being part-time research assistant interns in the Spring 2017 semester. An intern typically works 12-15 hours a week per scholar. (The number of hours can be adjusted accordingly to fulfill academic requirements). The deadline to apply is January 22, 2017. *We will start matching scholars and interns, but will still accept intern applications after this date.* Internship positions are open until filled so applying early is strongly encouraged.

Projects:
Stephen Crowley, Professor of Politics, Oberlin College. “The Other Russia: Labor Politics and the Putin Regime in Challenging Economic Times.” (Russian)

Christopher Sellers, Professor of History, Stony Brook University. “Toxic Crossings: Hazardous Trades and the Risk Revolution in the U.S. and Mexico.” (Spanish)

Andrew Wedeman, Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University. “Corruption, Unrest, and Repression: Implications for China’s Rise and Sino-American Strategic Relations.” (Mandarin Chinese)

Applicants must have at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent from a non-U.S. institution. Furthermore, applicants must be current students, recent graduates (within one calendar year), and/or have been accepted to enter an advanced degree program (within the next year). Non-degree seeking students are ineligible. Most interns are at least seniors in the undergraduate level, though strongly qualified juniors (at the time of application) will be considered. Graduate students are also eligible to apply.

International students are eligible, but they must hold a valid F-1 or J-1 visa and appropriate work authorization especially if they are receiving compensation for the internships.

To apply, interested students should log in to Careers4Terps and search the posting’s ID number: 151561





The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is also looking for qualified students (advanced undergraduate or graduate) interested in being part-time research assistant interns in the Spring Quarter 2017 term from approximately late March until early June. An intern typically works 12-15 hours a week per scholar. (The number of hours can be adjusted accordingly to fulfill academic requirements).The priority deadline to apply is March 12, 2017. Interested students can view the research projects and researchers, and apply, by logging in to Careers4Terps and searching the posting’s ID number: 151609