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Wilfrid Laurier University Office of Research Services
April 18, 2015
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Internship Opportunities

Student Community Research Partnerships for Social Justice and Well-being (SCRP)

New Research Internship Opportunities
at CCRLA this Fall.

Apply now!

Student Community Research Partnerships

for Social Justice and Well-being (SCRP)

Application Deadline: Extended to May 24th 11:59pm

Internship Description:

The Centre for Community Research Learning and Action (CCRLA) has formed an exciting new partnership with the Laurier Students’ Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) and the Social Innovation Research Group (SIRG) to create a research internship program for WLU undergraduate students. The program is called, “Student Community Research Partnership for Social Justice and Well-being (SCRP)”. This 6-month internship program starts this Fall. It is designed to give students an opportunity to make a difference in their community while gaining hands-on research experience. In a team of 5 research interns you will work closely with a professor, research associate, and community partner to design and implement a research study to address a need in the Kitchener-Waterloo community. You are expected to devote 5-10 hours per week for the internship. There will be 3 different projects available for you to choose from. You will be able to make a difference in the community while learning important skills.

This internship will help you learn how to:

· Develop and foster community partnerships

· Plan and implement a community-based research study

· Conduct quantitative and qualitative research using software such as NVivo and SPSS

· Develop an understanding of research ethics and the REB application process

· Complete the participant recruitment process

· Develop technical research writing skills

· Work effectively in a research team

Skills we are looking for:

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to work independently as well as in team environments

· Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel &, PowerPoint)

· Experience working in a research/community based environment is an asset

· Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

· Detail oriented and excellent time management and organizational skills

Apply now by downloading the application below and submitting the completed form to:

For more information, please also contact us at the same email address.

Download an application from the link below

Applications Due May 24th 2014 by 11:59pm

Related Information Title Type
2014 2014-2015 SCRP Internship Application Document