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ACLU COMMS Research Graduate Internship for Spring 2020

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 2020. It will be a New York-based internship beginning in January of 2020.

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.

Eligibility Requirements:

Preference will be given to:

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  • 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.

Application Deadline:

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and accepted until the position is filled.

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