Editoral Assistant Internship Opportunity

Economic Development Quarterly (EDQ), a national journal focusing on economic and workforce development, housed at the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research currently has an internship position open for a student interested in working as an Editorial Assistant. Seeking someone interested in working about 20 hours per week on a long-term basis through December of this year with the possibility of extending this internship another year, based on work performance. Or an internship of 25 to 30 hours per week over a shorter period of time would be considered. Interested applicants can apply at hr@upjohn.org, or contact robey@upjohn.org or by phone at 269-385-0465 ( tel:2693850465 ). Details on the job can be found on Upjohn's website at http://www.upjohn.org/employment-opportunities.

Paid Research Opportunities for Students

The Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities (TRCLC) announces availability of several research projects for graduate students. The award amount will be up to $4,000 for each project. The award can be used for student salary, travel for data collection or attending a conference, research material purchase, printing, etc. Projects should address topics related to livable communities such as enhancing mobility, accessibility and safety of walking, bicycling and transit modes, particularly for children, people with disabilities, older adults, low income populations, and all commuters. Non-traditional research ideas in this area will be highly rated in the selection process.

Visit the The Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities (TRCLC) website for more information.

Social Security Administration (SSA) Research Funding Announcement

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is granting graduate students $10,000 stipends to research work, rehabilitation and disability issues through the ARDRAW Small Grant Program.  The objective of the Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program is to foster new analysis of work, rehabilitation, and disability issues.  

Applications Due March 2, 2017