Thanks to the generosity of his family and in memory of the foremost pioneer in the field of aging policy, we are pleased to announce this call for applicants to our Robert N. Butler Summer Internship Program. The program is for Columbia University third and fourth-year students with a strong interest in lifecourse, lifespan and aging research and policy.

As a university-wide center, the Columbia Aging Center seeks to inspire talented students to become part of a pipeline of future leaders able to master the challenges societies and individuals must face as the world’s citizens live longer lives. Butler Interns will have access to Columbia University’s diverse scholars in the field of aging. Over the course of the 10-week summer internships, students will develop skills and acquire knowledge that will benefit them in pursuit of future studies and careers. Internships will include behavioral and social science research, policy analysis on specific issues, literature reviews, data collection, engagement with local businesses and organizations, event planning, laboratory and site visits, skill workshops, and more. Butler Interns will become lasting members of the Columbia Aging Center’s community.

Eligibility: Undergraduates enrolled in Columbia’s undergraduate schools and who are considered juniors or seniors.

Details: The 10-week internships begins in May. Positions are roughly 20 hours per week. Internship stipend is $4,000. Please download the FAQ below.

Deadline: Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at 5 pm (ET).

DownloadGuidelines (including FAQ) here.

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