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Internship / volunteer vacancy: Alternative research methods

Published on
October 7, 2019

OtherWise strives to provide critical perspectives on research and education, explore different ways of learning and increase the diversity of approaches to research and knowledge. As part of this goal, we organize a course on alternative research methods. Following the success of last year’s “Hands-on Training on Participatory and Visual Methods”, we are now getting ready for the second edition which will take place in February 2020.

During this internship, you will:

  • Become a member of the core organizational team
  • Participate on the course design with your ideas
  • Find and approach speakers and shape the content of the course
  • Participate on promotional activities
  • Help with the course organization and logistics
  • Possibly facilitate course sessions

What we offer:

  • An experience with designing, organizing and facilitating an educational event
  • Insight in alternative ways of doing research and contact with people working in this field
  • Work with interactive teaching methods
  • A satisfying project in a supportive and enthusiastic team
  • A small financial compensation

The person we are looking for:

  • Has affinity with the topic and basic knowledge of (alternative) research methodology
  • Is strong in communication within a team
  • Can work independently and get things done
  • Is available from November till end of February for at least 8 hours per week. This position can also be developed into a fulltime internship.

Get in touch with us: otherwise@wur.nl