Professor Shafique Virani of the University of Toronto is offering paid Full-Time Research Internships (35 hours/week for 10 weeks) that will interest qualified applicants. Successful candidates will join a dynamic team, improve their profiles for future careers, and enhance their graduate or professional school applications. The training provided is exceptional, and students will gain valuable experience they can include on their CVs.
Opportunities are available for Research Interns with advanced written fluency in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, Persian, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu, Sindhi, or Kachchhi. Applicants who wish to be considered in more than one language should indicate this in their cover letter. Please share this announcement with those whom you feel may qualify.
To learn more about the research team, please visit our website and view the videos by clicking here. We offer these full-time internships in collaboration with the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy Program. Applicants for these internships must be between 15 and 30 years old, Canadian Citizens, permanent residents, or designated refugees, and legally entitled to work in Canada. Review of applications will begin immediately, so apply right away for the best chance of being selected. We hope to fill most positions by June 15, 2021. However, we will continue to accept applications after that date if any positions remain open.
Applications must include the following components, using the filename formats indicated below:
1. Cover letter explaining why you are interested, providing details about your education and expertise in the language, and confirming that you have read and meet the eligibility criteria outlined above (LastNameFirstName-CoverLetter)
2. CV (LastNameFirstName-CV)
3. Transcripts (both undergraduate and graduate, as applicable) (LastNameFirstName-Transcripts)
4. A writing sample, preferably from a humanities or social sciences course (LastNameFirstName-WritingSample)
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a language assessment.
Because of the large number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications and questions should be submitted to Dr. Sophia Farokhi (research team coordinator) firstname.lastname@example.org.