This summer internship, beginning in June 2018, is a paid opportunity for undergraduate students in their sophomore, junior or senior year, recent college graduates and graduate students, with an interest in global girls' education.
This internship pays an hourly rate of $13.25. This is a 40 hour per week internship, during regular business hours, with some flexibility around an academic course schedule, if needed. The internship will last approximately 10 weeks.
Responsibilities will include providing program coordination assistance and research support for current projects relating to girls' education, particularly the Echidna Global Scholars Program. Program coordination assistance will include communication with girls' education stakeholders to schedule networking meetings, researching travel options for scholars and compiling and collating program materials. Research activities will include literature reviews, conducting data searches, database updates, bibliographic support, fact-checking and preliminary data analysis.
Interns will have the opportunity to attend internal meetings, 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.
Applicants should be in their sophomore, junior or senior year of college, or a graduate student, working towards a degree in a relevant field (i.e. international education, international development, or gender studies) or a recent college graduate. Applicants should have some knowledge of qualitative and/or mixed methods research.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for interning at Brookings.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please submit your resume as instructed and add your cover letter as an attachment when you apply. Your cover letter should highlight your educational experience and skills, along with an explanation of how this internship will contribute to your professional goals.
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.