Call for Applications: Robert N. Butler Summer Undergraduate Internship Program


With its ten-week summer internships, the Columbia Aging Center seeks to inspire talented students to become part of a pipeline of future leaders who are able to master the challenges societies and individuals must face as the world’s citizens live longer lives. Butler Interns will have rare access to the Columbia Aging Center’s diverse scholars, an intellectual hub of the field. Over the course of the internships, students will develop skills and acquire knowledge that will benefit them in pursuit of future studies and careers. Internships will include behavioral and social science research, policy analysis on specific issues, literature reviews, data collection, engagement with local businesses and organizations, event planning, laboratory and site visits, skill workshops, and more.

Eligibility: Undergraduates enrolled in Columbia’s undergraduate schools and who as of January 8, 2016 are considered juniors or seniors.

Details: The 10-week internships begin late May 2016. Positions are roughly 20 hours per week. Internship stipend is $4,000. Please download the FAQ below.

Deadline: Applications are due by 5 p.m. (EST) on Friday, January 8, 2016. Finalists will be contacted in February 2016 for an interview. Interns will be announced by the end of March 2016.

Please visit the Columbia Aging Center website for additional instructions and to apply.

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