January 29, 2012

Internships at the Center for Applied Linguistics

Psychometrics/ Research Team

As part of its annual summer internship program, the Center for Applied Linguistics is looking for highly qualified graduate students interested in measurement and assessment issues related to language. The interns will work closely with the Psychometrics/Research team on projects that provide hands-on experience in applying measurement techniques to real-world language assessment issues, and specifically issues in linking assessments. Advanced graduate students may also be able to conduct their own research using CAL data. Interns will be paid a stipend of $5000.

The dates for the summer internship are flexible, but should fall between June 1 and August 31, 2012. To apply, submit the following information to the above address ATTN: Intern, LTD/Psych/Research or via e-mail to David MacGregor (dmacgregor at cal dot org):

· Detailed resume and cover letter explaining your interest in this position
· List of relevant courses taken (an official transcript is not necessary)
· Dates of availability

Deadline for submission for this position: March 8, 2012

Final decisions for the summer intern program will be made by April 2, 2012. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated interest in applying quantitative skills to language-related issues. For further information on all internship programs at CAL, visit http://www.cal.org/about/internships.html. For questions regarding the Psychometrics/Research internship only, contact David MacGregor (dmacgregor at cal dot org). For questions regarding other internships, contact Phyllis Pointer-Tate (ptate at cal dot org).

NOTE: The Center for Applied Linguistics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, handicap, or any other reason not related to employment.

In accordance with INS regulations, all successful applicants will be required to show proof of their legal right to accept employment in the United States.

David MacGregor, Ph.D.
Manager, Academic Language Testing Research and Development Team
Center for Applied Linguistics
4646 40th St. NW
Washington, DC 20016-1859
Direct: (202) 355-1514
CAL: (202) 362-0700
Fax: (202) 362-3740

MacGregor, D. [LTEST-L] Summer internship at the Center for Applied Linguistics. LTEST-L listserv (LTEST-L@LISTS.PSU.EDU, 23 Jan 2012).

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