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MDI is Hiring: MDI Scholars Summer 2023

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for the Summer 2023 cohort of the MDI Scholars Program. For full consideration, please submit your application by Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 11:59pm Eastern. We anticipate it will take approximately up to 1 hour to complete this application.

The Summer 2023 Cohort will work with researchers and practitioners to help advance knowledge on areas including health equity, forced migration, civil justice, environmental policy, social media fairness, misinformation spread, education, politics and polarization, and other fields. MDI Scholars will not only gain valuable research skills, but they will also engage in research that will help shape future research at the intersection of public policy, data science, and other disciplines. Students will be expected to document their research in a MDI research poster as part of a Research Showcase at the end of the summer.

During the summer, MDI Scholars are expected to work a minimum of  30 hours a week, up to 40 hours a week, depending on the project. 

Eligibility: The Summer 2023 MDI Scholar Program is available to enrolled Georgetown University students. The Program provides motivated Georgetown students across disciplines the opportunity to engage in scholarly research. Coursework and/or previous research experience in computer science, data science, statistics, public policy and/or computational linguistics is preferred, but we encourage students of all majors to apply. Students should have a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of working with large-scale data analysis and its implications in society.

Mode of Work: The scholar program is hybrid. MDI has two office locations on Main Campus and 500 1st Street.

Program Timeline:

Application Deadline: We will accept applications until Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 11:59pm Eastern.
Interviews: Week of April 10, 2023
Notification of selected MDI Scholars:  April 17, 2023
Position Start Date: Week of May 22, 2023
Position termination: Aug 18, 2023 with the possibility of extension to the Fall

EEO Statement: The Massive Data Institute at Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Due Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 11:59pm Eastern
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