Project Rousseau is currently recruiting Summer 2021 Fellows who will lead the design and implementation of a student data management system inline with a new Student Needs’ assessment structure. The Fellow would be responsible for:
- Designing and developing a database or other similar solution to house Student Needs data that ensures Project Rousseau can be as responsive as possible to the needs of our students.
- Identify opportunities to improve the systems used by Project Rousseau.
- Data clean-up and entry.
- Conduct analysis based on existing data-sets and structure future analysis to improve the organization’s evaluation and assessment of programs.
Applicants should be confident using Google Sheets or other similar applications to manage and analyze data. Applicants should have experience creating database or management structures from scratch.
Project Rousseau’s Fellowships provide an opportunity to gain valuable skills and make a genuine difference to young people while applying technical skills. Our Fellowships are open to current college students, recent college graduates, and graduate students.
Previous Project Rousseau interns and fellows have gone on to pursue:
- Public Service (Government Positions and a variety of Non-Profit Organizations)
- Education (at a variety of public, private, and charter schools both in the US and abroad)
- Law (Clifford Chance, Allen and Overy, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Sidley Austin)
- Finance (J.P. Morgan Chase and Co., CrossBoundary, Capital Group)
- Management Consultancy (Bain and Co., EY-Parthenon, Deloitte, McKinsey and Co.)
- Graduate Education (Harvard Kennedy School, Columbia SIPA, Harvard Business School,
- Oxford University, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Yale Law School, Duke Law School)
Fellows Who Succeed at Project Rousseau are:
- Passionate about Project Rousseau’s mission
- Enjoy communicating with students
- Eager and willing to engage in a variety of functions, including those out of their immediate domain
- Self-driven. Individuals who raise project ideas and then implement said projects often excel.
- Work independently comfortably: manage their own calendar, set deadlines for self, prepare an itinerary of tasks to completed on a day.
- Demonstrate excellent communication skills as constant communication is essential to working with the populations we serve
Regular Application Deadline: 5/14/21
Project Rousseau is pleased to offer a limited number of needs-based stipends to fellows with demonstrated financial need.
The amount of each fellowship stipend is determined on an individual basis depending on the successful applicant’s circumstances. Stipends can range up to $5,000 per semester, although the average award is nearer $3,000. Funding is not guaranteed, so all applicants are encouraged to explore funding opportunities through their universities.
To apply for a Fellowship Stipend, interested individuals should first apply and be accepted to Project Rousseau’s Fellowship Program as detailed above.
Upon receipt of a Fellowship Offer, individuals should send the following information in an email to Sarah Young (email@example.com):
A copy of your FAFSA Student Aid Report or financial aid package from your college
If you feel that this does not accurately reflect your current financial situation, please share a short paragraph with extra details, such as the impact of COVID-19 on your household.