Communication Department of the ACLU’s National Office is now looking to fill up the vacant position of Research Graduate Intern for the spring of 2021. It will be a New York-based internship beginning in January of 2021.
This Graduate Internship requires a semester-long commitment and can be full-time or part-time with a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week. Students who do not receive outside funding and/or course credit will be provided a stipend.
Typically, this role has been developed to provide critical support on a major interdepartmental-research project, specifically related to conducting and analyzing interviews.
Preference will be given to:
- Current doctoral student in the social sciences (e.g. sociology, criminology, public health, public policy).
- Knowledge of and experience with criminal justice system issues/research
- Training and experience in qualitative research and analyses methods (quantitative methods a plus)
- Prior experience and high comfort conducting interviews as part of the research study
- Interest in working in applied research at a non-profit, civil rights organization
- Strong attention to detail
- Fluency in Spanish a plus
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google products (e.g. google sheets), comfort in using technology, such as video conferencing
- Demonstrate a commitment working in an office using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability and socio-economic circumstance, the record of arrest or conviction
- Commitment to the mission of the ACLU
How to Apply:
In order to apply, all applicants are required to fill the ACLU online application form. Don’t forget to upload a cover letter and resume.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and accepted until the position is filled.