International Socioeconomics Laboratory
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At the International Socioeconomics Laboratory, we believe that everyone can make a positive impact on the world, regardless of race, gender, age, or skill-sets. Take your skills &together we will make a huge difference in our world this summer.

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The International Socioeconomics Laboratory is proud to announce that we do not set a price to apply nor attend our fellowship programs. From the gracious work of supporters worldwide we are committed in creating the best virtual experience possible all for free.

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The International Socioeconomics Laboratory focused on issues found in the fields of social science, economics, law, healthcare, and psychology all with the goal to innovate public policy. By creating empirical research we hope to create legislative change to build a more sustainable and equitable future.

How to Apply

The International Socioeconomics Laboratory is hosting its fifth joint empirical research fellowship and college course. The International Socioeconomics Laboratory 2021-2022 Socioeconomics Fellowship will explore a diverse number of global issues, ranging from the environment and public health to education and income inequality. This fellowship is a free virtual program open to all undergraduate and high school students around the globe. Graduates and doctorates are invited to apply as a Principal Investigator who will help guide the research studies completed during this fellowship.

Our fellowship is one of the first to integrate both individual research projects and undergraduate-level data interpretation courses for verified certification. Research fellows will work alongside peers globally, creating empirical studies from scratch, obtaining research experience, and assisting in creating translational impacts from the studies done. Fellows will work alongside post-graduate Principal Investigators, Institutional Review Board analysts, and office hour research mentors from the intercollegiate community.

This fellowship will consist of twenty-two Saturday sessions from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST. Session will include course instruction and both an intensive learning program for R to enhance data collection/analysis and for policy analysis to help create legislative change from the studies done. Participants will simultaneously conduct their empirical study and project-based assignments for one of the most extensive socioeconomic research experiences in the world.

What we look for

2021-2022 Socioeconomics Fellowship Expectations:

  • Participate in the 22-week research program, from November 20, 2021 to April 30, 2021.
  • Complete the Analytical Socioeconomics course (Econ 70), with fulfillment of empirical projects requirements and intercollegiate lecture instruction participation. To learn more about previous course offerings, you can learn more about the Econ 50 course offered in the past fellowship.
  • Develop IRB proposals for translational experimental studies to collect social economic data.
  • Publish findings to have an impact on policy decision making.
  • Display and compete research posters at the virtual Socioeconomics Symposium.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be available for all Saturdays from November to April at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST with working cameras and microphones.
  • Applicants must have a functional personal computer that they could use to attend virtual meetings and run statistical software.
  • Applicants must download R Studio and JASP programs for data analysis.

Timeline


Due to the high demand in spots, we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, as an early submission is preferred. This is a two-stage admissions process with a written application and a virtual group interview.

The priority deadline for admissions is November 15th, 2021. No application will be accepted past December 3rd at 11:59 PM Eastern Time, which is the final deadline.

On the right is the common dates that the laboratory uses regarding applications and such. For questions please email us and we will be sure to accommodate.


Admissions Deadlines


September 29th

On September 29th the application page for all three openings have begun. New and updated guidelines are updated on all affiliated pages. We wish every candidate good luck.


December 3rd

This is a two-stage admissions process with a written application and a virtual group interview. The priority deadline for admissions is November 15th, 2021. No application will be accepted past December 3rd at 11:59 PM Eastern Time, which is the final deadline.