Microsoft Research New England (MSRNE) is looking for national and international PhD interns to join the social media collective for Summer 2013 in UK
Program Name: MSR Social Media Collective 2013 Summer Internships
About employer: The Social Media Collective is a group of researchers at Microsoft Research New England, founded by Dr. danah boyd. The collective consists primarily of social scientists and humanists looking to understand how social media is shaping and is shaped by society.
Degree program: The program is for PhD.
Subject(s): The subject field should be social science including communication, sociology, anthropology, media studies, information studies, etc.
Eligibility criteria: Applicants should have advanced to candidacy in their PhD program by the time they start their internship. (Unfortunately, there are no opportunities for Master’s students or early PhD students at this time.) While this internship opportunity is not strictly limited to social scientists, preference will be given to social scientists and humanists making socio-technical inquiries.
Open for following countries: The program is open to international students.
Program detail: Microsoft Research New England (MSRNE) is looking for PhD interns to join the social media collective for Summer 2013. For these positions, they are looking primarily for social science PhD students (including communication, sociology, anthropology, media studies, information studies, etc.). The Social Media Collective is a collection of scholars at MSRNE who focus on socio-technical questions, primarily from a social science perspective. We are not an applied program; rather, we work on critical research questions that are important to the future of social science scholarship.
Duration: MSRNE internships are 12-week paid internships in Cambridge, Massachusetts. PhD interns are expected to be on-site for the duration of their internship.
Financial aid: This is a paid internship.
Apply for program: Applications should be made online.
Last date of application: Application deadline is January 30, 2013.