- The Frederick D. Patterson Research
institute (FPRI) is an emerging, leading authority in research on
African Americans in education.
- The mission of the Institute is to
design, conduct, and disseminate applied research to improve the
educational opportunities and outcomes of African Americans.
- The Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute is offering a
paid internship opportunity during the summer of 2010 at the UNCF
Headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia.
- The internship is for advanced
undergraduate and graduate level students with an interest in studying
African Americans in the PK-16 pipeline.
- The internship will begin in
July and will last 8-10 weeks.
various research assignments
- Assist staff with special projects
and related research as necessary
- Production of reports for
- Exposure and
or strong interests in the fields of Public Policy, Education, Sociology, African American Studies, or an associated field
quantitative and qualitative research experience
- Command of
Microsoft Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SPSS
writing and oral skills
- Show willingness to acquire new
- Ability to work as a member of a team
to produce quality results in a timely fashion
internship offers a competitive stipend package and applicants must be
willing to commit to a 25-30 hour work week.
applications should be submitted by July 15, 2010. A complete
application will include the following items:
- A cover letter
highlighting your skills, fields of interest, and an explanation of why
you are an ideal candidate for the Institute and how it will contribute
to your professional aspirations.
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