Summer 2017: June 5 through July 28
Similar in structure to the undergraduate program, the graduate student interns also facilitate the research of HBI affiliated scholars while carrying out their own research projects. Graduate student interns interact closely with their supervisors, who act as their academic advisers. While not a requirement, the ideal candidates are working towards a degree in an area of study related to the supervisors’ expertise. All field trips and extracurricular activities are optional for the graduate student interns.
- Participate in a 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, internship program
- Produce under staff supervision, an original piece of scholarly research, a chapter from a dissertation, or a creative and/or artistic project that focuses on Jewish gender issues
- Assist HBI affiliated scholars and Brandeis Offices with research and administrative tasks.
- Learn about the daily operations of an academic research institute
- Receive a weekly stipend
- Visit local institutions and organizations of Jewish interest
- Meet local community activists
- Live on the Brandeis campus in subsidized housing
How to Apply
Please submit each of the following items through the online application.
Two paragraphs identifying which ONE of the Supervised Projects listed below are of interest and a description of your qualifications
- A description of your research
Two academic references (References can be emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org)
C.V. / Resumé
Application deadline: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Debby Olins, Program Manager
The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, MS 079
Waltham, MA 02454
Supervised Graduate Projects (Summer 2017):
Religious Divorce in Boston: Exploring Jewish and Muslim Processes - Assist with implementing and analyzing interviews with local clergy about their role in processing divorce disputes under religious law.
A Feminist Commentary on the Babylonian Talmud: Tractate Arakhin - Assist Professor Jane Kanarek of Hebrew College with a multi-year, international project to write a feminist commentary on the entire Babylonian Talmud.
- A Victim of Her Time: The Lives of Stella Goldschlag – Gestapo Informer and Holocaust Survivor - Assist Brandeis Professor of Holocaust Studies, Laura Jockusch, in the initial stage of a new project that reappraises the tragic story of Gestapo informer Stella Goldschlag (1922-1994).