Job Board

PORES Job and Internship Board

For students interested in internships and careers in data analytics, please explore the new PORES job board! This resource utilizes the growing PORES alumni and professional network to gather opportunities for internships, fellowships, and jobs in one central place. We hope you can use these as a jumping off point for your job or internship search. Check back regularly as we will update it when we hear about new opportunities or organizations hiring. 

Most of these organizations have a connection to PORES alumni, staff, or faculty. Please reach out to Andrew Arenge (aarenge@sas.upenn.edu) for questions about the PORES network and/or if you’d like additional support in your professional development.

 

Currently Hiring 

Data Research Coordinator, Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies

The Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES) is an undergraduate research program committed to high-quality social research in the public interest on issues of national and international importance with a focus on data analytics. The Research Coordinator of Penn’s Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES) in the School of Arts and Science will support ongoing research projects by engaging in data collection and analysis, experiment design, and presentation preparation. The position will also provide teaching assistant support to data science courses offered through PORES. This position is a two-year term appointment.

Apply here: https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/det...

 

Program Assistant - Social Science Research Council

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) seeks a Program Assistant to primarily work on the Mercury Project, our initiative launched to create a healthier information environment around the world. The ideal candidate will be an organized, detail-oriented, and resourceful team player. 

The Mercury Project aims to build the field of health “infodemic” response with cutting-edge social, behavioral, and computer science. Much of this effort is funding and enabling research teams to answer one of two key questions, described on our project page. In addition, the program will provide a suite of field- and network-building, research-sharing, and policy-development activities for grantees to provide a foundation for evidence-informed policy and regulatory decision-making.

Apply here: https://www.ssrc.org/about-us/employment/?gh_jid=6040567002 

 

Research Project Intern – DATA LabResearch Project Intern – Philadelphia District Attorney's Office (DAO)

The Research Intern will work with the DAO DATA Lab and the Urban Institute on an extensive case file review. The file review is one component of Urban Institute’s mixed-methods evaluation of plea-bargaining practices in Philadelphia. The exploratory study seeks to understand how pleas are made in a prosecutor’s office, and to illuminate racial disparities and biases in the plea-bargaining process. There are two main objectives: 1) Provide context around the patterns and trends in plea outcomes, and 2) Describe the factors and circumstances that influence prosecutorial decision-making around plea bargaining in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.

Apply here: https://recruitingbypaycor.com/career/JobIntroduction.action?clientId=8a...

 

Organizations/Companies

 

If your organization would like to be included on this list, or if you have specific positions to promote, please email penn-pores@sas.upenn.edu

 

We also highly recommend utilizing these other resources available to Penn students:

  • Career Services offers comprehensive support for everything from 1:1 advising to workshops and beyond. Find more information here:https://careerservices.upenn.edu/channels/student/
  • Penn in Washington (PiW) has a weekly newsletter with internship and job postings focused on public sector positions, as well as resources on what to expect working in Washington D.C. and networking. https://www.piw.sas.upenn.edu/resources/ 
  • The Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (CURF) provides support to students exploring research and fellowship opportunities throughout the academic year and over the summer. More information here: https://www.curf.upenn.edu/