Application Deadline: Monday, February 13, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University are looking forward to engaging a diverse group of students who are interested in studying — and changing the world through — the Internet and new technologies; who are driven, funny, and kind; and who would like to join the amazing community in Cambridge this summer for 10 weeks of shared research and exchange.
Each summer the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University swings open the doors of its vibrant yellow house to welcome a group of talented and curious students as full-time interns – Berkterns! – who are passionate about the promise of the Internet. Finding connected and complementary research inquiries among their diverse backgrounds, students represent all levels of study, are being trained in disciplines across the board, and come from universities all over the world to tackle issues related to the core of the Center’s research agenda. Summer interns jump head first into the swirl of the Berkman Klein universe, where they are deeply and substantively involved in its research projects and efforts.
- Internships are open to students enrolled across the full spectrum of disciplines.
- Internships are open to students at different levels of academic study including those in bachelor’s, master’s, law, and Ph.D programs. Application are also welcome applications from recent graduates and those in between academic programs.
- Summer interns do not need to be U.S. residents or in school in the U.S.; indeed, the center encourage international students to apply.
- Selected interns must be authorized to be employed in the United States during the summer. The Berkman Klein Center works with the Harvard International Office (HIO) to sponsor J-1 Student Intern Visas, which permit employment, for selected summer interns who meet the visa requirements. More information can be found on the HIO website at http://hio.harvard.edu/j-student-intern-visa.
- Summer interns do not need an existing affiliation with Harvard University.
The summer 2017 program will run from Monday, June 5, 2017 through Friday, August 11, 2017. Summer internships are full time positions (35 hours/week).
- Interns are paid $11.50 an hour, with the exception of certain opportunities for law students who receive summer public interest funds (more about these specific cases at the link for law students below).
- No other benefits are provided, and interns must make their own housing, insurance, and transportation arrangements.
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