The Prentice Institute – Undergraduate Summer Internships

Listing Date: 
Monday, April 19, 2021
Closing Date: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

The Prentice Institute – Undergraduate Summer Internships 

Position Details 

The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy is seeking interns to participate in the (paid) Undergraduate Summer Internship Program 2021. The successful candidates will commence work during Summer Semester 1 (May 2021). Depending on the successful candidates’ responsibilities and availability, these internships can range from 10 – 40 hours per week and are anticipated to run between May 15 and September 1, 2021 

The Summer Internship Program is designed to provide students hands-on experience in conducting and supporting elements through-out the research process, but particularly toward supporting and collaborating with Institute’ researchers using quantitative data.  

Responsibilities  

  • Conducting literature searches and reviews of academic and grey literatures 
  • Providing copy editing support for manuscripts, working papers, and policy briefs 
  • Collecting and producing supporting documentation for grant proposals  
  • Providing research assistance as needed (may include coding, data management, analyses, visualization and reporting) 
  • Assisting in the research and knowledge mobilization activities of the Institute more generally (may include events, guest speakers, and community-based outreach 

Qualifications 

  • Enrolled at the University of Lethbridge, undergraduate 
    • Applicants are welcome from any program of study, but a preference will be given to students working in areas immediately relevant to the mandate of the Institute 
  • Ability to work independently, solid communication skills both verbal and written, and capacity to work remotely 
  • GPA 3.2 or higher  
  • Proficiency in Statistical analysis software (SPSS, Stata) is an asset but not required 
  • Apply through the Human Resources web site, posting 4748
    • Cover letter 
    • CV / resume 
  • Names and contact information for two references: one (1) academic, one (1) employment. 

NOTE: At this time, the University of Lethbridge can only employ students with an active Canadian bank account.  

Deadline: May 15, 2021

Campus:  Lethbridge (work may be done remotely due to COVID 19 restrictions) 

Contact: prentice@uleth.ca

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