Disability and Rehabilitation Research Intern - Fall 2019
Washington, DC 
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Job/Internship Description
    Job LocationUS-DC
    Disability and Rehabilitation Research Intern - Fall 2019
    Job ID11241
    Job LocationUnited States
    CategoryInternship
    Overview
    The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. Our overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. For us, making the world a better place is not wishful thinking. It is the goal that drives us. Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organization, we conduct our work with strict independence, objectivity, and non-partisanship. The intellectual diversity of over 1,700 employees enables us to bring together experts from many fields in the search for innovative answers to any challenge.

    A paid, part-time position (15 - 20 hours per week) is available for an Intern to work in the Washington DC office of AIR to support the Disability and Rehabilitation practice area. This internship is an opportunity for current full-time master's or doctoral-level students to work with researchers, technical assistance providers, and policy experts on projects that involve disability research, training and development activities, and disability policy.
    Responsibilities
    *Assist staff in the review, identification, and development of scholarly information describing disability and/or rehabilitation research findings
    *Assist project teams in developing technical assistance materials informed by disability policy

    Qualifications
    *A full-time master's or doctoral student in disability policy and research, economics, public policy, or related social science field (required)
    *Interest or experience in systematic reviews, econometrics, applied statistics, survey design and analysis, training and technical assistance, resource development
    *Interest or experience in disability services, implementing research designs, and/or analyzing research data, both qualitative and/or quantitative
    *Experience with Vocational Rehabilitation a plus
    *For some but not all projects: Able to apply advanced statistical methods, and communicate effectively about these methods to non-technical audiences
    *Preference will be given to students with disabilities and candidates with personal or professional experience with individuals with disabilities


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    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

     

    Position Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Type
    Full or Part Time
    Period of Employment
    Open
    Type of Compensation
    Paid
    College Credits Earned
    No
    Tuition Assistance
    No
    Required Student Status
    Open
    Preferred Majors
    Other
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