Internship — IT Research (Tallahassee)


            Charles R. McClure, PhD, Francis Eppes Professor and Director of the Information Institute in the College of Communication & Information at Florida State University announces the availability of an internship in information technology research and management for the fall 2014 semester (August 25 – December 5, 2014). The internship requires a total of 135 hours on-site at the Information Institute (approximately 10 hours per week) and will provide 3 credit hours upon the successful completion of the internship. The internship does not include tuition.

The intern will have the opportunity to participate in a team environment working on a range of existing funded projects and new research and development initiatives broadly related to information technology. Activities may include: literature review and analysis; project planning; data collection instrument development; data analysis; report writing; website development; office technology deployment and use; client meetings and the organization of these meetings; and other tasks as assigned.

Applicants can be (as of fall 2014) juniors, seniors, or graduate students. They should have:

  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with an array of information technology software, hardware, and networking;
  • Knowledge of and preferably experience with conducting information technology and social science research;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to make basic edits and updates on the Information Institute’s web pages;
  • Ability to establish and maintain social media presence within the guidelines established for scholarly social networking;
  • Punctuality and maintain agreed upon schedule; and
  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment.

If interested in the position, please send a letter of application summarizing your skills and background with a current CV to the Research Coordinator at the Information Institute, Ms. Laura Spears at who would also serve as the supervisor of the intern.