The RAND Corporation is currently recruiting for our 2024 Summer Associate research internship for doctoral students. Please share the information below with current graduate students enrolled in doctoral or professional degree programs who may be interested in a paid summer internship that provides experience with policy research at a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution. We welcome all applicants, including those who identify as part of historically marginalized groups.
RAND Summer Associate Paid Internship
Summer Associates are mentored by an experienced researcher, typically work in an interdisciplinary team, and engage in a wide range of activities to learn what it is like to work at RAND. The program is typically 12 weeks of full-time research; students receive a bi-weekly paycheck.
Application Deadline: December 4, 2023
Please note: Our Summer Associate Program will be hybrid for summer 2024. Students will participate in-person at one of RAND's four U.S.-based offices or fully remote/virtual from where they live.
Positions will only be available for students residing in the U.S. (excluding U.S. territories) for the duration of the summer associate assignment.
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