Welcome aboard, team! We are looking forward to an exciting and productive summer 2012. We are happy to welcome our new summer assistants.
Fanny Carlet will work with Joe Schilling on the Sustainability Planning Lab.
Jaimy Alex will assist with web designing and resiliency research; and Trevor Flanery and Eric Park will work with Kevin Desouza on policy informatics and resiliency.
- Fatima Sparger and Trevor Flanery
- Jack O’Byrne
Our continuing assistants are Lauren Bulka, working with Joe Schilling on the Smart Cities, Smart Communities project, Jack O’Byrne working on community resiliency, Eirini Asprouda working on eco-districts, and Fatima Sparger, who works with CPAP.
- Eric Park, Eirini Asprouda & Fanny Carlet
- Lauren Bulka and Jaimy Alex
The Metropolitan Institute is currently seeking interns for two programs – Policy Informatics and Sustainability. Internships with the Metropolitan Institute provide opportunities to contribute meaningfully to the research enterprise at Virginia Tech. Interns can contribute to research projects, assist in media outreach such as blogging, and work with out team to organize events and roundtables.
Undergraduate students (especially juniors and seniors) and graduate students majoring in public policy, urban planning, public administration, information systems, and management, or related fields are encouraged to apply.
Please review the complete description of the positions for more information.
The Metropolitan Institute has an immediate opening for graduate students to work a minimum of 10 and up to 30 hours per week as a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) for the summer of 2012 (May 16 to August 15). These positions will report to the Director, and/or, the Associate Director of the Metropolitan Institute and will work on a number of ongoing projects within the center. Tasks will include writing research briefs and case studies, doing outreach and communications such as updating research blogs, assisting with the preparation of grants, and general support on research projects.
Please review the complete description and contact the Operations Manager for more information.