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Want to get more involved? Check out these student internship opportunities at the Center for Research on Vermont. 

For more information, please contact College of Arts & Sciences Internship Coordinator Sophia Trigg.

Vermont Research Internship

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Student interns work with researchers conducting original research on Vermont related issues. Internships are per semester and can either be for pay or academic credit. Students-are expected to work 75-125 hours per semester. 

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General Learning Objectives

  • Learn basics of conducting original research
  • Learn all aspects of a small non-profit research center
  • Learn about Vermont and Vermont research

Prerequisite for Vermont Research Internships: Good writing and thinking skills as demonstrated through classes taken, grades, papers written and other related.

How to apply

Candidates must submit the following by e-mail or by U.S. Mail.

  • A brief letter or email message identifying the internship you are interested in and the skills and traits you would bring to the experience (about 1-page). Why would you be good at this?
  • A resume, including summary of work, volunteering, and significant interests
  • A writing sample (3-5 pages) can be an excerpt from a longer document
  • Contact information for three references, including at least two from school or work
  • Identify if you would prefer to be paid or receive academic credit.

Send application materials to Richard Watts

 

Social Media Internship

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Student interns work with professional staff in a professional environment designing, implementing and coordinating social media activities.

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Social media interns produce, edit and design website content and promote Vermont research and Center activities through tools such as twitter, facebook, pinterist, linked-in and others.

Internships are per semester and can either be for pay or academic credit. Students-are expected to work 75-100 hours per semester for credits or funding.

General Learning Objectives

  • Learn basics of social media
  • Work within a professional environment to apply social media tools
  • Learn about Vermont and Vermont research

Prerequisite for Social Media Internships: Some basic knowledge of social media needed. Students with related course work, including communications, journalism, education, media, English or other related fields are preferred.

How to apply

Candidates must submit the following by e-mail or by U.S. Mail.

  • A brief letter or email message identifying the internship you are interested in and the skills and traits you would bring to the experience (about 1-page). Why would you be good at this?
  • A resume, including summary of work, volunteering, and significant interests
  • A writing sample (3-5 pages) can be an excerpt from a longer document
  • Contact information for three references, including at least two from school or work
  • Identify if you would prefer to be paid or receive academic credit.

Send application materials to Richard Watts

 

Video Internship

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Video interns produce, edit and design short videos with researchers and work with local public access cable provider RETN in a real-world environment attending and video-taping events.

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Internships are per semester and can either be for pay or academic credit. Students-are expected to work 75-100 hours per semester for credits or funding.

General Learning Objectives

  • Learn basics of video production and editing
  • Work within a professional environment to apply these tools
  • Learn about Vermont and Vermont research

Prerequisite for Video Internships: Some basic knowledge of video editing and production needed. Students with related course work, including communications, journalism, education, media, English or other related fields are preferred.

How to apply

Candidates must submit the following by e-mail or by U.S. Mail.

  • A brief letter or email message identifying the internship you are interested in and the skills and traits you would bring to the experience (about 1-page). Why would you be good at this?
  • A resume, including summary of work, volunteering, and significant interests
  • A writing sample (3-5 pages) can be an excerpt from a longer document
  • Contact information for three references, including at least two from school or work
  • Identify if you would prefer to be paid or receive academic credit.

Send application materials to Richard Watts