Disability And Rehabilitation Research Intern

internship - part time,

American Institutes for Research
Austin, TX
Closed
Posted 85 Days ago
American Institutes for Research
Austin, TX
internship - part time,
Posted 85 Days ago
Closed

Description

American Institutes for Research Logo Disability and Rehabilitation Research Intern - Austin - Summer Applied 19/04/19 3.0 American Institutes for Research Austin, TX Disability and Rehabilitation Research Intern - Austin - Summer American Institutes for Research Applied 19/04/19 Applied 19/04/19 Job Company Rating Reviews 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 Austin, Texas office of AIR to support the Disability and Rehabilitation practice area. This internship is an opportunity for current full-time masters or doctoral-level students to work with researchers, technical assistance providers, and policy experts on projects that involve disability research, training and development activities, knowledge translation theory and practice, and disability policy. The Disability and Rehabilitation Internship is available during the summer months for 10 -15 weeks. 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 Participate in the development of informational materials that may be used in a variety of knowledge translation formats but especially as designed for dissemination via the Web and social media A full-time masters 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 *LI-SS1 Overview Website www.air.org/page/careers Headquarters Washington, DC, United States Size 1001 to 5000 employees Founded 1946 Type Non-profit Organisation Industry Non-Profit Revenue 10 to 50 billion (INR) per year Competitors Mathematica Policy Research, Abt Associates, Impaq International American Institutes for Research Photos American Institutes for Research photo of: Presenting at AIR's Asian Heritage Event American Institutes for Research photo of: CEO, David Myers, with AIR's diversity and inclusion leaders American Institutes for Research photo of: Intern learning at AIR's intern panel discussion American Institutes for Research photo of: Employees participating in food and discussion during an intern networking event American Institutes for Research photo of: Interns winning noise cancelling headphones at AIR's intern networking event American Institutes for Research photo of: Supporting AIR's PRIDE Event American Institutes for Research photo of: Speakers at AIRs PRIDE Month Panel Discussion

Skills

statistics, science, research design, survey design, systematic reviews, mathematica, statistical software, microsoft word, social media, analysis, public policy, organization, event management, translation, econometrics

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