Eileen P. Sweeney devoted her life to improving the lives of people with disabilities, children, battered women, the poor, and the elderly.The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), in partnership with the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) is establishing the Eileen Sweeney Graduate Internship in honor and […]
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National Academy of Social Insurance
The academy’s dissertation award is designed to recognize and promote outstanding research by new scholars addressing social insurance policy questions. Any dissertation addressing topics relevant to the planning and implementation of social insurance policy is eligible for nomination. This might include analysis of long-term care financing, the labor market effects of Social Security, cross-national comparisons, […]
The academy’s Aging and Long-Term Care Research Internship is designed to recognize qualified students and provide them a challenging learning experience. Each summer, the academy brings upper-level undergraduates, recent graduate, or master’s level students to Washington to work on long-term care policy projects. Somers interns work closely with the experts in their Washington or Baltimore […]
Students majoring in actuarial science, economics, gerontology, journalism, political science, public policy, social work, or related fields are urged to apply for a summer semester internship. NASI interns work closely with the experts in their Washington or Baltimore offices.
The students will come to Washington, DC, for twelve weeks in the summer semester. The internship includes a cash honorarium and the opportunity to participate in a series of seminars and projects.