who are expected to receive some version of summer public interest funding (more about thesespecific cases at the link for law students below).Please be forewarned that payment may not be sufficient to cover living expenses in the Bostonarea. No other benefits are provided, and interns must make their own housing, insurance andtransportation arrangements.
Commitment to Diversity:
The work and well-being of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University arestrengthened profoundly by the diversity of our network and our differences in background,culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and much more. We activelyseek and welcome applications from people of color, women, the LGBTQ community, and persons with disabilities, as well as applications from researchers and practitioners from acrossthe spectrum of disciplines and methods. The roots of this deep commitment are many and,appropriately, diverse. We are not nearly far enough along in this regard, and we may never be.It is a constant process in which there remains much to learn. We welcome your inquiries,comments and ideas on how we may continue to improve.
- Internships are open to students enrolled across the spectrum of disciplines.- Internships are open to students at different levels of academic study including those in bachelors, masters, law, and Ph.D programs (some flexibility with high school students is possible). Some positions will require that interns be enrolled in a particular kind of academic program.- Summer interns do not have to be U.S. residents or in school in the U.S., and we welcome andencourage international students to apply.- Summer interns do not need an existing affiliation with Harvard University.
Select Expected Summer 2012 Opportunities:
Interns with the the Broadband Project will conduct primary and secondary research into fiber deployment, both in the US and abroad. Research topics may include municipal fiber networks,how competition impacts price and speed, and the role of spectrum in the broadband debate.More information about the Broadband Project can be found at:http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/research/broadband.
Cloud Computing Law and Policy
In Spring 2012, the Cloud Computing team at the Berkman Center in collaboration with KEIOUniversity (Japan), the NEXA Center (Italy), and the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) willmake public its wiki-based repository of analyses, resources, and case studies on emergingissues, law, policy and current trends related to cloud computing. Building upon this foundationand under the guidance of Executive Director Urs Gasser, we will be developing specificresearch and analysis that leverages our international collaboration and existing resources, andideally creates briefing materials that are useful to policymakers, industry participants, civil