The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), the world's largest archive of digital social science data, is now accepting applications for its annual summer internship program.
Interns spend ten weeks from June 4 - August 10, 2012, at ICPSR (Ann Arbor, Michigan), during which they will:
- Work in small groups and with faculty mentors to complete research projects resulting in conference-ready posters
- Gain experience using statistical programs such as SAS, SPSS, and Stata to check data, working in both UNIX and Windows environments
- Attend courses in the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research
- Participate in a weekly Lunch and Lecture series that covers topics related to social science research and professional development.
For details on qualifications, stipend, and application procedure, please see this flyer.
The application deadline is Feb. 13, 2012.
To view videos of the 2011 interns' poster presentations, please click on the following links:
- Contextualizing Disparity: A Multi-Level Analysis of Pretrial Detention Differences by Race/Ethnicity, Quentin Karpilow, Kenyon College
- Immigrant Perceptions of Americanaism: How do different generations of immigrants define what it means to be American? Emmi Obara, Reed College
- Effects of Family Structure on Age of Onset of Adolescent Substance Abuse, Jasmine Coleman, Drew University
- Perceptions of Democracy: The Middle East, Toby Flint, Hastings College.