The Research and Policy Intern will intern part-time in the LSJA office (approximately 10-15 hours/week). Intern responsibilities may include researching different justice-related policies (local, state, federal) or proposed policies (reform bills) that could impact LSJA’s current or future projects, and assisting with various research-related tasks. These tasks may include quantitative and/or qualitative data collection, data entry, and/or analysis, preparing literature reviews, drafting blog entries for LSJA’s website, and assisting with specific state-level policy requests. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend local and state briefings and hearings. This is an unpaid position with the potential of future employment.
- Excellent analytical and research skills;
- Understanding of criminal and juvenile justice policy;
- Experience with large data set analysis, entry, and collection;
- Understanding of quantitative methodologies;
- Commitment to the continuous improvement of service quality and the organization’s mission.