RAND Corporation Graduate Student Summer Associate Program

by Vash Doshi, Graduate Career Peer
Monday, December 02, 2019 10:15 AM

OVERVIEW
RAND's Summer Associate Program introduces outstanding graduate students to RAND, an institution that conducts research on a wide range of national security problems and domestic and international social policy issues. RAND's core research areas include: 

  • Children, Families, and Communities 
  • Cyber and Data Sciences 
  • Education and Literacy 
  • Energy and Environment 
  • Health, Health Care, and Aging 
  • Homeland Security and Public Safety 
  • Infrastructure and Transportation 
  • International Affairs 
  • Law and Business
  • National Security and Terrorism 
  • Science and Technology 
  • Workers and the Workplace 

AWARD
Summer Associates work at RAND full-time for a 12-week period. Students receive bi-weekly compensation and are given the opportunity to conduct research that can be completed during the summer they are at RAND. The summer earnings for 2019 will be approximately $13,500 (before taxes) for the 12 weeks of full-time research. 

ELIGIBILITY

Current graduate students (2nd year or later) enrolled in doctoral or professional degree program; some exceptions for certain types of master's degrees.

​DEADLINE
The deadline to apply is December 4, 2019 at 11:59pm Pacific Time.