Apply for the Haas Institute 2017 Summer Fellowship Program


Wednesday, December 21, 2016
We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Fellowship Program!
This fellowship runs from May 19, 2017 until August 19, 2017
The Haas Institute Summer Fellowship is a three-month part-time paid internship (compensation is based on educational degree). Traditional and non-traditional students with educational backgrounds from community college to doctoral degrees are welcome to apply. As the summer fellowship is based at the Haas Institute office on the UC Berkeley campus, all summer fellows are expected to work at the Haas Institute office. All accepted applicants must arrange and cover the expenses of their own travel and housing accommodations.
Responsibilities
Summer Fellows are expected to work on one of a wide range of projects relating to marginalized groups, transformative change, and issues related to race, class, gender, sexuality, disability, religion, at local, national, and global scales. Fellows are expected to assist with, and work on one of the pre-existing research and policy analysis. Additionally, based on project assignments, fellows are expected to take part on writing reports, memos, discussion papers, and journal articles; data gathering, mapping and data analysis; literature reviews and bibliographic annotation, and preparation of presentations for speaking engagements; and planning and coordinating of meetings and conferences.
Commitment
All Summer Fellows are expected to:
§ Work at the Haas Institute office on the UC Berkeley campus;
§ Have a genuine commitment to social and racial justice, and civil liberties;
§ Work approximately 20 hours per week for three months (May 19 to August 19).
Minimum Qualifications
§ Computer and internet research proficiency;
§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
§ Good organizational skills and ability to work independently;
§ Self-starter with ability to initiate and complete work with limited supervision;
§ Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines;
§ Familiarity with data collection and data analysis.
To apply
When you apply, please make sure that your application is in a single PDF file that includes the following: (1) a cover letter, no more than 2 pages, describing your experience and why you would be a good fit for this fellowship, (2) your resume, no more than 2 page, and (3) a writing sample of no more than 5 pages that could be a public publication or a course research paper.