The role of The Institute is to provide students from our partner institutions with opportunities to work on real community projects that allow them to conduct applied research utilizing various methods. Students are exposed to community and business leaders and pressing issues impacting our region. For their work here, they receive academic credit from their institution as well as a stipend from The Institute.
The Institute offers internships to students from our partner institutions, of any academic major. An internship will allow a student to participate in essential research, analysis, and dissemination. Student will earn publication credit.
The Institute offers internships to students from our partner institutions, of any academic major. An internship will allow a student to participate in essential research, analysis and dissemination. Student internship at The Institute will involve the student with a professional learning experience through active participation in the work world. By learning directly in a professional environment the student will be able to apply their classroom theoretical learning to everyday situations in the workplace. This applied learning will help to connect the student to real life opportunities, activities and challenges in the working world.
Students can work at either the Lackawanna County office on the University of Scranton’s campus or the Luzerne County facility (85 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre).
Students must be computer literate; have excellent research, written and verbal communication skills. Students must possess a GPA of 3.2 or higher and be entering or in their senior year of an undergraduate program or be a graduate student. Acceptance is based on a competitive process which includes an interview, reference, and writing sample.
Varies by Institution
Students will be eligible for a stipend (amounts vary based upon academic credits earned) upon successful completion of their project scope of work and after all requirements are met from their sponsoring institution.