Looking for hands-on research experience? Want to learn techniques from and work directly with social scientists? Become a Summer Scholar at the School of Human Evolution and Social Change.
This program provides students in our school from historically underrepresented backgrounds with a focused introduction to social science research, inspired by our renewed commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Working with faculty experts, you will engage in fieldwork exercises and seminars that guide you through the research process and help you develop an original research project.
Why become a scholar?
- Gain valuable research experience for your resume or graduate school application
- Work closely with faculty and graduate student mentors
- Receive a $1,500 stipend for completing the program
Summer Scholars will learn:
- The objectives and techniques of social science research
- Basic anthropological research methods
- The value of experiential qualitative research
- How to address the ethical issues of doing research with living human populations
- About research-focused graduate degrees and career paths
- How to produce and present a final research project
Questions? Contact Meskerem Glegziabher, clinical assistant professor and director of inclusion and community engagement.