Research Institute, Center and Lab Opportunities

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Berger Institute

Takes a multi-level approach in investigating individual, social and contextural predictors of development and well-being; educates students, scholars, lawmakers, and the community about a wide range of social issues.

For more information, contact Ann.Carrick@ClaremontMcKenna.edu or visit BergerInstitute.org.


Part-time positions at the Berger Institute
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
General Assistant September 7, 2020 (11:55pm) CMC First-year, sophomore, junior

 

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The CIE helps prepare students to be thoughtful, productive, and responsible business leaders and innovators and supports curricular/ co-curricular programming, including workshops, networking events, speakers, and internship programs.

For more information, contact Theodora.Coulis@ClaremontMcKenna.edu / Ron.LaPierre@cmc.edu or visit CIE.CMC.edu.


Part-time positions at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
CIE Fellows Program September 18, 2020 via Handshake Any 5C student
Montgomery Student Manager Not yet available; Spring 2021 5C Freshman, sophomore, junior
Events Manager - Fellows Program Not yet available; Spring 2021 5C Freshman, sophomore, junior
Events Manager - Competitions Not yet available; Spring 2021 5C Freshman, sophomore, junior
Marketing Manager - UI/Design Not yet available; Spring 2021 5C Freshman, sophomore, junior
Marketing Manager - Growth Not yet available; Spring 2021 5C Freshman, sophomore, junior
Business Development Mgr - Off Campus Not yet available; Spring 2021
Business Development Mgr - On Campus Not yet available; Spring 2021
COMING SOON: Consulting roles with CIE's New consulting arm The Graphite Group

 

Financial Economics Institute

Provides unique research, curricular and extracurricular opportunities engaging the Claremont Colleges in both the theory and practice of financial economics through: (1) support of collaborative, advanced student/faculty research in financial economics and overlapping disciplines, (2) oversight of the Financial Economics Sequence, and (3) sponsorship of activities for the broader community, including oversight of the Student Investment Fund, provision of databases, space and hardware for multiple purposes, and support for conferences, workshops, internships, networking trips and other events.

For more information, contact: Nancy.Faust@ClaremontMcKenna.edu or visit Financial-Economics-Institute.org.


Part-time positions at the Financial Economics Institute
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
FEI Research Analysts Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 | 5 PM CMC Students
FEI Bloomberg Tutor Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 | 5 PM CMC Students
FEI Cap IQ Tutor Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 | 5 PM CMC Students
FEI Excel Tutor Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 | 5 PM CMC Students
FEI Python Tutor Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 | 5 PM CMC Students
FEI Stata Tutor Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 | 5 PM CMC Students
FEI Web Editor Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 | 5 PM CMC Students
FEI Summer Research Analyst Internships Mid-March CMC - Sophomore, juniors and rising seniors
BMGI/Michael Larson Asset Mgnt Fellowship Mid-March Sophomore & juniors interested in a career in asset or investment management

 

Gould Center for Humanistic Studies

Promotes the study of humanities at CMC by providing opportunities for research, study, and experiences in literature, history, philosophy, religious studies, art and other areas of humanistic inquiry.

For more information, contact: Janna.Shwaiko@cmc.edu or visit CMC.edu/Gould.


Part-time positions at the Gould Center
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
Humanities Labs Research Assistants September 4, 2020 | 5 PM CMC Humanities majors/prospective majors of all years
Research Assistants Ongoing CMC Humanities majors/prospective majors of all years
Sponsored Summer Internship Early March CMC Sophomores, juniors, preference to Humanities majors
Creative Works Fellowships Early March CMC Sophomores, juniors, preference to Humanities majors
Student Managers April CMC Sophomores, juniors, majoring in Humanities

 

Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies

Supports the study of critical issues in world affairs sponsoring lecture series, conferences, research fellowships, academic travel opportunities, thesis fieldwork fellowships, research assitants, journalism lab, podcast program, student summer internships and professional development opportunities.

For more information, contact: Geraldine.Han@cmc.edu or visit CMCKeckCenter.org.


Part-time positions at the Keck Center
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
World Affairs Podcast Program September 16, 2020 CMC First-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors
Research Assistants September 18, 2020 CMC First-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors
Program Assitants November 30, 2020 CMC First-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors
International Journalism Fellowships Late February 2021 CMC First-years, sophomores, juniors
Summer Internships March 2021 CMC First-years, sophomores, juniors
Summer Research Fellowships April 2021 CMC First-years, sophomores, juniors

 

Kravis Lab for Social Impact

The Kravis Lab for Social Impact is a resource for students, faculty, and other members of the CMC community who are interested in improving the lives of people around the globe. Through creativity, collaboration, and courage, students at the Kravis Lab affect positive, sustainable social impact.

For more information, contact: Gemma.Bulos@cmc.edu or visit https://kravislab.cmc.edu.


Part-time positions at Kravis Lab for Social Impact
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
Core Skills Mentor Friday, Sept 4 | 5 PM CMC Sophomores, juniors, seniors
Social Innovation Mentor Friday, Sept 4 | 5 PM CMC Sophomores, juniors, seniors
Media and Marketing Assistant Friday, Sept 4 | 5 PM CMC
Data Management and Impact Specialist Friday, Sept 4 | 5 PM CMC
Event Coordinator Friday, Sept 4 | 5 PM CMC
Social Innovation Fellows Tuesday, Sept 8 | 5 PM CMC
Community Impact Research Assistant Tuesday, Sept 8 | 5 PM CMC
CMCHacks Strategist Tuesday, Sept 8 | 5 PM CMC Juniors or seniors
Internship Manager Tuesday, Sept 8 | 5 PM CMC Sophomores, juniors, seniors

 

Kravis Leadership Institute

Focuses on the promotion and understanding of responsible, innovative leadership and to provide unique opportunities for CMC students to develop as outstanding real world leaders in the public, private and social sectors.

For more information, contact: Marilyn.Pierce@cmc.edu or visit KravisLeadershipInstitute.org.


Part-time positions at Kravis Leadership Institute
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
Institute Assistant September 18, 2020 | 11:59 PM CMC Student
Research Assistant September 18, 2020 | 11:59 PM CMC Student
SOURCE Associate Consultant Early January 2021 CMC Student

 

Lowe Institute of Political Economy

Advances research in all areas of economics with an emphasis on public policy and faculty-student collaboration.

For more information, contact: Kelly.Alexander@cmc.edu or visit CMC.edu/Lowe.


Part-time positions at Lowe Institute of Political Economy
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
Research Assistant September 11 via Handshake 5C Sophomore, junior, senior
Baker Lowe Scholar Fellowship Mid-October CMC Sophomore, junior
Robert M. Weekley Summer Internship Program Early March via SMApply CMC First-yr, sophomore, junior

 

The Mgrublian Center for Human Rights

Instills in students an understanding of human rights as central to moral conduct and ethical decisions in their personal lives, in their careers and in the public arena; promotes human rights through public advocacy, service and education; provides practical experience through internships, task forces and research; and advances scholarship in human rights, the Holocaust and genocide studies.

For more information, contact: Kirsti.Zitar@cmc.edu or visit cmc.edu/Human-Rights.


Part-time positions at Mgrublian Center for Human Rights
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
Student Assistants September 18, 2020 CMC First-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors
Volunteer Human Rights Task Forces Ongoing 5C First-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors
Research Fellows September 25, 2020 CMC First-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors
Summer Internships First week of March CMC First-years, sophomores, juniors
Post-Graduate Fellowships First week of February CMC Graduating Seniors

 

Roberts Environmental Center

Involves students in real-world environmental issues and trains them to analyze the issues from as broad a perspective as possible, taking science, economics, and policy into consideration.

For more information, contact: Kristin.Miller@cmc.edu or visit Roberts Environmental-Center.cmc.edu


Part-time positions at Roberts Environmental Center
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
Student Analyst September 18 by midnight 5C First-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors

 

Rose Institute of State and Local Government

Enhances the education of students at the Claremont Colleges, produces high quality research, and promotes public understanding on issues of state and local government, politics and policy, with an emphasis on California.

For more information, contact: Marionette.Moore@cmc.edu or Student Managers: Ben.McAnally21@cmc.edu or Jacob.Leischner21@cmc.edu; or visit RoseInstitute.org


Positions at Rose Institute of State and Local Government
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
Research Assistants September 18, 2020 by midnight 5C Sophomores
Research Assistants Early January 2021 5C First-years
Rose Summer Fellows Before end of Spring semester CMC First-years, soph., jrs. (internship in local govt.)
Rose-Townsend Summer Fellows Before end of Spring semester CMC First-years, soph., jrs. (internship in Sacremento)

 

Salvatori Center for Individual Freedom

Engages in the study of American Constitutionalism, the American Founding and political philosophy as it relates to liberal democracy.

For more information, contact: Jennifer.Valdez@cmc.edu at SalvatoriCenter.org.


Positions at Salvatori Institute for Individual Freedom
Student Opportunities Deadline Eligibility
Salvatori Research Assistants September 18, 2020 by midnight 5C First-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors
Harrison Fellows Second Monday of October CMC First-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors
Sponsored Summer Internships Early Spring semester First-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors