The Eads Family Undergraduate Research Endowment Fund provides funding to encourage undergraduate public policy majors to become involved in faculty research projects
Please apply directly to the person listed in the position description, providing a resume and explanation of your interest in the position.
Please note: to receive EADS funding over the summer, you must reside in NC. No exceptions can be made to this rule, as Duke policies dictate that EADS recipients live in NC. Please see Student Summer Employment Questions here.
Juniors or sophomores might have an opportunity to build on the experience by choosing to write an honors thesis.
The Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator (DUIA), housed at Duke’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative, supports social entrepreneurs solving the most pressing water, sanitation, and hygiene challenges facing children and youth across Africa. The EADS student worker will help improve DUIA’s overall communications and program strategy through active research. Specifically, working to improve DUIA’s social media presence and raising the profile of our innovators through social media, increasing the number and quality of DUIA blogs, and exploring other vehicles for telling the DUIA story and the stories of our innovators. Students will also help in the planning and execution of virtual site visits with DUIA innovators, support the planning and execution of DUIA events including skill-building webinars, particularly the 2021 Fall Virtual Forum on Social Innovation, and improve our mentorship program strategy.
Other available positions can be found here.