Internships

Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development is seeking motivated students for summer 2022 internships. Children and Screens is committed to providing a collaborative, diverse space for students from all over the country to contribute to the mission of our organization: to advance and support interdisciplinary scientific research on the impact of digital media on child and adolescent health, development, and wellbeing; foster public awareness; promote policy that protects young people; and increase the human capital in the field. 

Interns will have the opportunity to actualize our goal of helping children lead healthy lives in a digital world by assisting with our programs, including planning and executing our webinar series, organizing interdisciplinary research retreats, disseminating scientific literature, creating policy reports, editing materials for our website, and creating and implementing a plan for digital marketing and communications. This is in addition to attending weekly meetings amongst the staff and interns.   

All internships are remote, and candidates should be authorized to work in the United States. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to jobs@childrenandscreens.com.  

Children and Screens offers internship opportunities in the following areas:

FAQ

No, Children and Screens is operating remotely for the foreseeable future, and all interns work remotely from their chosen location. Interns should plan to work east coast hours and should have a computer, reliable internet access, and a webcam.

Each internship requires a minimum of fifteen weeks working at least 20 hours a week in order to be considered an intern. Extension beyond this semester-long period may be possible, subject to the availability of funds and satisfaction with work. No stipend will be awarded if the internship is cut short, with the exception of illness. Students are able to volunteer, however, and put in weekly hours based on their availability.

Yes. Children and Screens can provide letters for CPT and OPT if necessary for international applicants. 

 

Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds.