Undergraduate Research Intern Program


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About the Program

The CASER Undergraduate Research Internship Program is designed to foster undergraduate student interest in social science research for the furthering of study and/or the pursuit of a career aligned with the Center’s mission.     

The program is primarily open to NYU Shanghai undergraduate students. Exceptions may be considered on a case-by-case basis for highly motivated students from other universities in China.

Admitted students will have the opportunity to participate in research projects under the mentorship of the Center’s faculty affiliates at NYU Shanghai. Students will also work within the cross-cultural research group at NYU Shanghai, NYU’s global network and CASER’s broad collaboration networks.  

At the end of the program, a project report is required.

Limited scholarship will be available to eligible students for the duration of the program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The program is open to NYU Shanghai students. Students from other universities in China may also be considered.
  • A strong academic record.

Focused Areas

  • Aging and health
  • Computational social science
  • Education and human development
  • Gender and family, inequality and poverty
  • Population and migration
  • Urban studies (Shanghai and Hong Kong)


If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact Shanghai.caser@nyu.edu.


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