EDC’s Center for Children and Technology is seeking an intern for the Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters. The Center for Children and Technology (CCT; http://cct.edc.org/ ), based in New York City, is a research and development center within Educational Development Center, Inc. Founded in 1980, CCT investigates how technology can influence and enhance teaching and learning across a wide range of educational settings. CCT conducts basic, applied and formative research, working in collaboration with educational, corporate, government and research institutions. CCT also designs and develops prototype software and instructional resources that support engaged, active learning.
The internship responsibilities will assist with on several of applied research projects. Project topics include a variety of topic areas (early childhood, STEM, arts, career and technical education). Interns with specific interests in these domains are encourage to indicate that preference in their application; however, the intern will likely work on more than one project during the internship. Interns are expected to work at least one day in the Manhattan office and attend the regular staff meeting and, in some cases, the remaining hours worked can completed remotely. Internship activities include data collection, conducting literature searches and creating an annotated bibliography, conducting analyzes (qualitative and basic quantitative), and summarization of findings. Interested interns should email Ashley Lewis Presser (email@example.com) by February 28th with a current resume or curriculum vitae and a description of why they would like experience in applied educational research.