The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society is a new Institute at UC Berkeley arising out of the Berkeley Diversity Research Initiative. The Haas Institute brings together researchers, stakeholders, policymakers, and communicators to identify and challenge the barriers to an inclusive, just, and sustainable society and to create transformative change. The Haas Institute advances research and policy related to marginalized people while essentially touching all who benefit from a truly diverse, fair, and inclusive society.
We are proud to announce our first Summer Internship Program for 2013. We are soliciting applications from undergraduates, graduate and professional students from anywhere in the world who are interested in joining us for our summer program for May 20 through August 15, 2013.
Principal Responsibilities: Summer interns will work on a wide range of projects relating to marginalized groups and social cleavages including race, LGBTQ, disability, religion, socio-economic disparities, and the new and emerging research on the global north/global south relations. Summer interns may assist in legal and policy analysis, preparation of presentations, literature reviews, bibliographic annotation, planning and coordinating meetings, conferences and other engagements, writing projects including book chapters, discussion papers and journal articles, and conducting extensive statistical and data analysis.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree completed (or in progress) or equivalent combination of education/experience; experience with Microsoft Office suite software, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint; excellent verbal and written communication skills; good organizational skills and the ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines; a demonstrated interest in social justice.
Compensation: $2,000.00 stipend. Interns will work 20 hours per week.
To Apply: Send resume, cover letter with statement of interest (no more than two pages), and one writing sample by March 1, 2013 to:
Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society
Applications Due: March 1, 2013