(PT12) RESEARCH ASSISTANT

ASAP
Audiovisual, Biology, Environment and Earth Sciences, History, Journalism and reporting, marketing, Political sciences
Portugal
English

Duration of the internship: 3 months minimum

Who are we?

We are a research unit based in a higher education institution in Porto, currently composed of 18 integrated members and 73 collaborating members. We are currently working on a project centred on women who have been responsible for scientific and artistic breakthroughs and we are now looking for motivated students from different fields of study to become part of this project.

What are the main tasks?

  • Develop a database centred on women who have been responsible for scientific and artistic breakthroughs; the database will contain entries on women from different areas of knowledge (and from all over the world) who have developed breakthrough work in their respective fields of action
  • Develop research and writing biographies and on different topics for the development of essays related to Gender Studies and Women’s achievements in history
  • Contribute for the proofreading of biographies, essays and texts
  • Develop research on articles and design of visual material, namely images, videos, photos, posters and graphs for the online platforms
  • Develop promotional plans in social networks such as Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram
  • Photography making and video recording of outreach activities that might be organized

What do we expect from you?

  • Autonomy of work
  • Capacity to deal with interdisciplinary areas
  • Flexibility to adapt to different work activities
  • Ability to work in an international environment
  • Willingness to contribute to the success of the line

Who can apply?

We are currently looking for candidates in the fields of:

  • Audiovisual techniques
  • Biology
  • Environmental sector
  • History
  • Journalism and reporting
  • Marketing
  • Political sciences and civics

Can we offer you any additional contribution?

  • Unfortunately financial contribution is not provided but we support your learning process. You will have the opportunity to grow professionally and personally in a pleasant work atmosphere. We can help you on finding accommodation.

What is the selection process?

  • Motivation letter and CV in English
  • Skype phone call (Skype ID needed in CV)
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