The Housing Center’s gap year intern will work under Ed Pinto and Tobias Peter on research focusing on domestic housing, historical and current mortgage lending policies, and financial policy reform.
Primary assignments will include assistance with the maintenance of the center’s various indices and large databases; research support in the form of data management, retrieval, and analysis; editing contributing to scholarly papers, articles, and op-eds; creating and formatting charts and tables, graphic displays, and presentations.
The ideal candidate will have experience in data cleaning and analysis, succinct writing skills, an ability to multitask, experience using Excel and Stata, and will be comfortable working independently. Knowledge of ArcGIS, Python, R, Java, and/or SAS is preferred but not required.
About the Gap Year Internship
The gap year internship is geared toward recent college graduates who are looking to take a gap year to intern before pursuing graduate studies. Gap year interns are required to be in the office for 30-40 hours per week, and must be able to start in late May or early June and intern through May 2021. This is a paid position. Gap year interns must be legally eligible to work in the United States.