Data Interns will work within our Research program to contribute to ongoing data projects. Data Interns will support our Research Director by collecting, organizing, and analyzing data on complaints, and building analytical tools to more effectively use available data.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong analytical thinking skills and an interest in learning new research and data analysis methodologies. Students from any discipline are welcome to apply; familiarity with statistical modeling, database management, and coding languages such as Python or R is welcome but not required.

Positions are unpaid, but we will be happy to work with your institution to arrange academic credit. We accept applications from undergraduate students and recent graduates (within one year of graduation). Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and international students are strongly encouraged to apply.

After posting, we accept applications year-round and on a rolling basis. Below is our typical application cycle calendar for undergraduate internships. If you are working on an alternative academic calendar, please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss an alternative timeline.
 
Spring
Internship Period: January – April
Internship Parameters: 16 hours per week minimum.
Application Timeline: posted in August; reviewed beginning in October; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Summer
Internship Period: June – August
Internship Parameters: 40 hours per week; 10 week minimum.
Application Timeline: posted in October; reviewed beginning in December; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Fall
Internship Period: September – December
Internship Parameters: 16 hours per week minimum.
Application Timeline: posted in March; reviewed beginning in May; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.
 

Undergraduate Student Application Form