The Internet Society: 2017 Summer Internships

The Internet Society (ISOC): Policy and Research Internship


The Internet Society’s Public Policy team is looking for an intern to assist with research related to issues of access and Internet governance. This will mean helping ISOC investigate policy and regulatory issues like spectrum, cybersecurity, policies for community networking, OTTs and many others. ISOC also will need your help drafting position-papers, and reviewing reports on issues that range from encryption to trade-related Internet development issues. ISOC is looking for someone to work out of its Reston, VA office and will need the intern to be in Reston at least three to four days a week for a three-month period. The policy staff is located around the world so the intern will need to be flexible and to work with people from different cultures and in different time zones. The work pace at ISOC can be a little frenetic, but they have an excellent team and a relaxed office environment. Compensation competitive.
To apply, please send your resume and transcript to Caroline Olson at cmolson@law.upenn.edu by the close of business on Friday, April 21.

 

The Internet Society (ISOC): Internet Infrastructure Research Internship


The Internet Society’s Global Engagement Development Director is looking for help researching various issues related to Community Networks and Internet exchange points (IXPs). The successful candidate will be given a lot of latitude and need to be able to work independently. He /she will need to be flexible and be able to do everything from provide comparative analyses of/between Community Networks, help develop creative ideas to promote CN’s, and to help ISOC maintain a web-site. In between the CN work, ISOC will need help re-booting an existing IXP web-site. This means helping update case-studies, ISOC’s main IXP Toolkit document, and creating a more interactive web-site. ISOC will need the intern to be in its Reston office three to four days a week with an option to work remotely one to two days a week. The global engagement team is located around the world so the intern will need to be flexible and to work with people from different cultures and in different time zones. ISOC’s work pace can be a little frenetic, but they have an excellent team and a relaxed office environment. Compensation competitive.
To apply, please send your resume and transcript to Caroline Olson at cmolson@law.upenn.edu by the close of business on Friday, April 21.