Research Internship, Center for TechNology InNovation Research Internship, Center for TechNology InNovation

The Brookings Institution The Brookings Institution

Location Washington, DC
Start Date 9/1/2015
End Date 12/1/15
Application Deadline
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate $10.50/Hr.
Contact Information [email protected]

Description

This fall internship, beginning in September 2015, is a paid opportunity for undergraduate students in their junior year or senior year, recent college graduates or graduate students with an interest in techNology policy.

This internship pays an hourly rate of $10.50, and ideally applicants will work part-time during regular business hours (dependent on the applicant’s school schedule), with some flexibility around an academic course schedule. The internship is based in Washington, DC and will last approximately 10- 12 weeks (depending on the start date).

Requirements

Graduate or undergraduate student (who has completed their sophomore year) working towards a degree in computer science, information science or other IT-related engineering fields with an interest in public policy are encouraged to apply. Recent college graduates are also eligible to apply. This position requires strong social media skills, excellent verbal and written communication, time-management and organizational skills, and ability to synthesize technical details from multiple sources. Application Procedure Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To be considered, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants should apply online, uploading two documents when prompted: 1. A cover letter highlighting your educational experience and skills, along with an explanation of how this internship will contribute to your professional goals; and 2. A resume along with college transcripts and contact information for three academic or professional references. UNofficial transcripts and letters of recommendation rather than references are acceptable.

Responsibilities

Intern(s) will provide research support to the Center for TechNology InNovation (CTI), its scholars and its research staff. Interns will be responsible for a variety of tasks including techNology research and specifications, studying technical standards, data collection, editing, and general administrative support. Research topics include, but are Not limited to, fiscal inclusion, tech transfer, science and techNology policy, and health information techNology. In addition to their primary responsibilities, interns will have the opportunity to attend internal meetings, hearings on Capitol Hill, local think tank events, professional development workshops, and public Brookings events as well as participate on Brookings sports teams and network with other interns throughout the Institution.