The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) employs a diverse workforce in the United States at our headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, as well as internationally. Benefits include health, dental, vision, disability, life, and gym reimbursement; pension plan and tax savings programs; and generous vacation and sick leave. Student loan and tuition reimbursement are available for all full-time staff, and provisions are made for professional staff to continue their development as professional social scientists.
In addition, the Council offers a wide range of internship opportunities to current, recent, or returning students. Most internships are unpaid or carry small stipends.
We encourage you to apply for the specific openings that have been listed and summarized below. Be sure to follow the link to more detailed information on necessary qualifications, employment terms, and application procedures.
- African Peacebuilding Network Internship
- The Social Science Research Council seeks an intern for its African Peacebuilding Network. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable research, communications, and administrative experience. The internship will begin mid-November and last approximately three months and will require about twenty hours per week in the Brooklyn Heights office.
- Measure of America, Data and Research Intern Fall 2017
- Measure of America is seeking an intern for the fall 2017 semester to assist in data research, data preparation for analysis, writing, and producing papers, reports, and online tools. Preference will be given to current graduate students, though exemplary undergraduates will also be considered. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to participate in the development of future MOA reports and other products, be an integral member of a small, dynamic team, and gain practical experience in data extraction, cleaning, and translating data-based research into accessible documents for nonacademic audiences. The minimum time commitment is three months part time (in the range of 15–20 hours per week) or two months full time.