The Governance Lab at NYU Tandon School of Engineering aims to improve our lives and communities by changing how we govern using new technology. We design, implement and study high impact, multi-disciplinary projects with partners in city, state, and national governments and other public interest organizations in the United States and around the world.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
Location: While the majority of the GovLab’s staff is based in Brooklyn (NYC), we strive to be a global organization with team members located all over the world.
The GovLab works to redesign how institutions work to the end of improving real people’s lives. We focus on how to bring new technology, new methods and new scientific insights to bear to open up and improve how institutions make decisions or provide services at the local, state, national and international level. (More info at http://www.thegovlab.org/)
We are now seeking research interns to support GovLab in a variety of research, data and policy analysis, writing, and community management tasks. The research assistant would support and work under the supervision of Stefaan Verhulst, GovLab’s Co-Founder and Chief of Research while contributing to some of the current projects:
GovLab interns are given the unique opportunity to work with leading specialists and thinkers on how to re-design governance and how to re-imagine democracy.
Responsibilities (may) include (depending on skill-set):
All interested applicants should apply by submitting a resume, cover letter, description of relevant academic and professional project experiences, and writing or data analysis / visualization sample via the posting to email@example.com.
Expected start date: As soon as feasible for all parties involved.