Intern: Summer 2018

BITSS seeks a motivated intern to support fundraising and communications activities. This is an opportunity for a graduate student or third or fourth year undergraduate to work part time (10-20 hours per week) or full-time for the 2018 Summer semester (mid-July to September). CEGA is able to offer a small stipend for this position.

Closing Date
July 13, 2018, 11:59 pm PST


  • Support BITSS fundraising activities by researching donors and funding opportunities.
  • Create and maintain a database of contacts and support outreach efforts for BITSS’s new service provision program.
  • Draft project descriptions of BITSS funded studies to post on the CEGA and BITSS websites.
  • Support the maintenance and improvement of the BITSS website and social media.
  • Support other CEGA teams as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate Student or third- or fourth-year undergarduate student studying social science, public policy, journalism, graphic design, or other relevant field.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Well-organized and outstanding attention to detail.
  • Self-directed and intrinsically motivated; proven capacity to manage work independently, multitask and be responsive to time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Strong skills in short-term planning, analysis, problem-anticipation and problem-solving; ability to independently investigate solutions to challenges and anticipate leadership needs.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience or knowledge with social science research methods or meta-science.
  • Knowledge of donor and fundraising ecosystem for social science research and programming.
  • Experience using Salesforce.
  • Experience with website design or maintenance.
  • Sense of humor with a positive attitude in approaching challenges and uncertainty.

How to Apply
Send a cover letter and CV to with the Subject “BITSS Intern – Summer 2018”.