Internships for Students, PhD students, Researchers

The Center for Independent Sociological Research offers internships for Students, PhD students, Researchers

The Center for Independent Sociological Research (CISR) invites Russian and international scholars, incl. students, PhD students, independent researchers, to pursue an internship at the center.

CISR draws on twenty years of experience in social science research. Outcomes of CISR»s research have been published in numerous Russian and international journals and anthologies. Members of CISR participate in international research networks and scholarly organizations. CISR hosted the founding Convention of Independent Russian Sociological Research Centers in 2003.

Over the years, CISR has collaborated extensively with Russian and international foundations; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation more than once identified the center as the leading sociological research center in Russia. More than half of the center»s researchers completed a PhD and have taught at Russian and international institutions of higher education.

For interns, CISR offers

  • Work space
  • Access to the center»s library and assistance in accessing other libraries and archives in St. Petersburg
  • Participation in research seminars at CISR
  • Access to the center»s network with institutes for sociological research in St. Petersburg, Russia and other countries.

For more information, please contact Olga Tkach at t_olya@mail.ru