Experiential Learning Lab Summer Internship

Join BU Spark! this summer as a member of our Experiential Learning Summer Internship Program. Selected students will have the opportunity to work on projects dedicated to equity, innovation, and social impact in partnership with a lineup of esteemed partner organizations over the course of the ten week session running June 1 – August 6, 2021

Please note that this is a paid opportunity and does not offer academic credits. In the interest of health and safety for our students, staff, and partners, this position will be remote for Summer 2021. Additional details are as follows:

Program Timeline

– Applications Open: February 26, 2021
– Applications Close: March 26, 2021
– Applicants Notified: Week of April 6, 2021
– Internship Begins: June 1, 2021
– Internship Concludes: August 6, 2021                                                                                  
– Internship Term: 10 weeks

Program Commitment

Student applicants are expected to meet the following criteria and agree to the following commitments:

– You complete an application as instructed below
– You are able to commit up to 20 hours per week to work on two (2) XLab projects
– You will be an undergraduate junior, undergraduate senior, or are a graduate student in Fall 2021
– You are passionate about leveraging technology for social change

Application Process

Student applicants are expected to complete the application process in full as defined below:

– Complete the online application and technical assessment.
– Submit a cover letter and copy of your resume to Greta Bruce (Spark! X-Lab Program Manager) at gretab@bu.edu. Your cover letter should include why you’re interested in the program, what your technical area(s) of interest are, as well as any content topics of interest (ex: Public Health)
– Interview with a member of the hiring team once scheduled following receipt of application and cover letter.

Deadline: All applications must be submitted in full by Friday, March 26, 2021

Please note there are a limited number of positions available. If you have any questions, please contact Greta Bruce at gretab@bu.edu