Duke University
 Durham, NC

The Community Research Collaborative

The Community Research Collaborative (CRC) supports the applied research, scholarship, and creative activities of Duke’s Office of Durham & Community Affairs, facilitates a collaborative community engaged research and innovation environment, and translates results into social, economic, and technological developments with our neighbors in the region with a particular focus on Durham. The CRC invites applications for internships.

NonDuke Student Intern The Positions

Application Developer | Copywriter | Data Analyst | Data Scientist | Digital Project Manager | Evaluation Specialist | Front-End Developer | GIS Analyst | Graphic Designer | Policy Analyst | Product Designer Technical Writer | UX Researcher

Depending on the position, duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Collaborating on a major data science initiative
  • Mining and analyzing data to drive optimization of community-based research efforts
  • Developing custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
  • Helping with database design and development
  • Setting up and testing new database and data handling systems
  • Sustaining the security and integrity of data
  • Responding to requests for information from community partners on a wide range of issues
  • Conducting literature searches on special topics arising from the community and summarizing findings, especially pertaining to the most vulnerable populations in Durham
  • Assisting in the design and implementation of mixed-methods evaluation and research
  • Tracking grantee progress toward impact goals and measures
  • Analyzing spatial data and producing digital maps
  • Reviewing and evaluating legislation and policies
  • Developing data visualizations for diverse audiences
  • Writing, editing, proofreading, and citation-checking of reports for publication and Web distribution
  • Creating and designing various materials for print and digital collateral
  • Maintaining accurate data records and safeguarding confidentiality

Minimum Qualifications





Degrees, Licensures, Certifications


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.