UN University Institute on Computing and Society ( UNU-CS) – Macau

Spring, Summer, and Fall internships available

The United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) is hiring information and communication technology and international development (ICTD) scholars and practitioners! Join a dynamic research start-up situated in the middle of the Pearl River Delta and the heart of the United Nations family. Conduct world-leading research while making policy impact.

UNU-CS is nurturing three ICTD research Labs which serve as our pillar conceptual research themes:

Digital Peace Lab

ICTs for peacebuilding and to support human security, respond to crises, and mitigate human displacement.

Gender Tech Lab

ICTs that promote women’s empowerment and enable sustainable community led development.

Small Data Lab

ICTs that create actionable knowledge from local data, empower citizens with data they trust, and improve global datasets with local data.

Closing date: Ongoing

Undergraduate or graduate students interested in gaining quality research experience in the field of ICTD can apply to spend a minimum of 2 months in Macau working closely with our interdisciplinary research team. Qualified applicants who find a genuine interest in the Labs and projects currently pursued can apply by sending an application form, their CV and a cover letter to cs-info@unu.edu. Please make explicit the project(s) you would like to work with and how you think you might contribute. Free housing and a stipend of US$500 per month will be offered to selected candidates. However, insurance and transportation to/from Macau are not provided.

For more information about our labs and specific projects, see http://cs.unu.edu/research/. 

To read about 2017 student researchers, including on from GT, see http://cs.unu.edu/news/visiting-students-2017/.
Student testimonial: https://oie.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/gip_poster_26.pdf

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