Research interns write advocacy-oriented research materials exploring the civil rights and racial justice impacts of government surveillance technologies. Research interns also contribute research toward S.T.O.P.’s op-eds and conference proposals.
- Stellar writing skills and the ability to make highly technical topics clear and engaging to a broad audience.
- Research experience in an area related to S.T.O.P.’s work. Preference given to candidates experienced with surveillance technology, government use of technology, online privacy, or a closely related area (please explain).
- Current or recent undergraduate/graduate student.
- Comfort with Microsoft Office, Outlook, other productivity tools.
- Clear passion for civil rights and privacy.
- Preferred (not required): minimum availability of 10 hours a week (Fall/Spring Semesters) or 20 hours a week (Summer Semester). Full time placements are always available.
To apply, please email a copy of your cover letter, CV, transcript, writing sample, and our DEI Questionnaire (combined as a single PDF) to jobs [at] stopspying.org using subject: “Research Intern”.
At this time, internship positions are unpaid and available for outside funding and college credit only. We are currently working towards a paid internship program for the future.