Research Intern Opportunity

A project in the Department of Political Science and Gender & Women’s Studies seeks a research intern to conduct text analysis and data-entry using Arabic-language news sources.

The intern will be provided with a compilation of news articles and be responsible for: 1) quickly skimming the articles to extract key data; 2) coding various categorical variables that describe the text in Excel; 3) conducting basic data cleaning.

This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in gaining research experience, expanding their knowledge of politics in North Africa, and learning about dataset analysis. Both undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply. The intern will be supervised by a graduate student. 

Compensation: $15/hr

Hours per week: Approximately 10

Required Skills

  • Native or near-native reading competency in Modern Standard Arabic. 
  • Intermediate writing skills in Modern Standard Arabic, including typing abilities. 
  • Basic excel skills. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. 

Preferred Skills

  • A general command and working knowledge of North African politics.
  • Some proficiency in French.
  • Prior experience with Arabic language research and data entry. 

Please send a resume and brief email detailing interest to Jérémie Langlois at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.