2021 Summer Research Internship Cohort

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Todd M. Mealy, Ph.D.
Internship Director

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Steffany Baptiste-Bosco, Ed.D.
Internship Assistant Director

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Jordan Schucker
Dickinson College

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Aaliyah Hayden
San Jose State University

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Nathan Reed, MBA
University of Denver

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Rachel Ruff
Fayetteville State University

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Claire DeVinney
Millersville University

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Danielle Simmons
Fayetteville State University

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Anabel Lee
The Downtown School (Seattle, WA)

Solyana Mesfin
Eastern (Louisville) High School

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Summer Research Internship

June-August 2021


"Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. vs. the Media"


The Equity Institute for Race Conscious Pedagogy offers an enriching summer internship for college and high school students interested in the fields of education, sociology, law, and American history. 

The 2021 summer interns will

  • Collaborate on a qualitative analysis of media coverage of Martin Luther King Jr. between 1955-1968

  • Grade/Assess media coverage based on a scoring metric created by Institute leadership

  • Write a report of the analysis

The 2021 internship will run from June 14 through August 13. 

  • While interns will work remotely, they must attend a zoom-check-in once-a-week and monitor email inboxes for updates and directions

Email info@raceconsciouspedagogy.org to express interest in the internship opportunity.


For the Summer Internship

Who is eligible for the internship program?

The Equity Institute for Race Conscious Pedagogy welcomes inquiries from rising junior and senior high school students, undergraduate and graduate students, and professionals looking for experience conducting quantitative and qualitative research.

What are the benefits of this internship?

  1. Potential for Paid Contracting Work: three summer 2020 interns received offers to become paid employees of the Institute. 

  2. Publication: Our research studies get published by the Institute's publishing house, RCP Publishing. Moreover, the Institute is planning on using information from this study for future publication.

How do I enroll? What if I have additional questions?

Send an email to info@raceconsciouspedagogy.org expressing your interest. Include a resume.

What was the focus of the 2020 internship?

See here