UNDERGRADUATE PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY:
DATA COLLECTION INTERN FOR WOMANSTATS PROJECT IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE KENT Q-STEP CENTRE
The School of Politics and International Relations is delighted to offer an internship opportunity within the School assisting Dr Andrea Den Boer in her role as Co-PI of the WomanStats Project:
WomanStats (http://www.womanstats.org/) is the largest database (with 350 variables for 175 countries) on the situation of women worldwide. One of the primary goals of WomanStats is to develop innovative indices and measures to describe the situation and status of women, which will allow for empirical analysis, assessment, monitoring, and evaluation activities.
The successful intern will collect cross-national data (numerical and laws/policies) regarding violence against women, under the direction of Dr den Boer. The candidate must have good internet search skills and be able to use an excel spreadsheet. The successful intern will ideally be an undergraduate student in the School of Politics and International Relations (or the Faculty of Social Sciences). They will also have an understanding and interest in gender issues in society and politics, although this is desired rather than essential.
This is a paid internship for up to 8 hours per week, at £7.68/hour. Hours to be agreed between the successful applicant and the Project Lead – work will be undertaken on campus and remotely. This internship is spread across Autumn and Spring terms and will run for approximately 21 weeks.
Interested students should apply by email, sending a CV and covering letter outlining their suitability and how they meet the above criteria to Claire Tanner – C.Tanner@kent.ac.uk. The deadline for all applications is 12pm on Friday 14th October.
Interviews for successful candidates will be held on Tuesday 18th October and Wednesday 19th October and all applications will be acknowledged, with feedback available on request. For further information, please email Claire Tanner on the email address above.
Full details can be found here: womanstats-intern-advert-2016