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APARC Research Assistant Internships

Supporting Stanford students interested in contemporary Asia topics

RA Internship Applications

Now hiring: research assistant to Dr. Karen Eggleston on the economics of public and private cooperation in the health sector in Asia. Scroll down for more information.

About the APARC Research Assistant Positions

Throughout the academic year, Shorenstein APARC faculty often seek dedicated undergraduate and master’s students to work with them as research assistants on specific research projects. See below for current job postings by our faculty members.

In addition to these occasional opportunities, APARC invites highly motivated and dedicated undergraduate- and graduate-level students to join our team as paid research assistants interns during the summer quarter. During that time, research assistants work with assigned APARC faculty members on projects focused on contemporary Asia, studying varied issues related to the politics, economies, populations, security, foreign policies, and international relations of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

All research assistant positions are open to current Stanford students only.

Current Research Assistantships
  • Current Research Assistantships
  • Research Assistant: Health Economics Research on Public-Private Cooperation in Asia

Current Research Assistantships

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Research Assistant: Health Economics Research on Public-Private Cooperation in Asia

Description: Support research on the economics of public and private cooperation in the health sector in Asia, from pandemic response to addressing disparities and innovation for healthy aging.

Dr. Karen Eggleston, director of APARC's Asia Health Policy Program, seeks a student to work on inter-linked research projects with her Asian collaborators about technological change, organizational forms, nonprofits, and evidence-based health policy in Asia (i.e., China, India, Japan, and South Korea, in international comparative perspective). For information about the projects and conceptual underpinnings, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9JRhGpXC2Y and https://aparc.fsi.stanford.edu/asiahealthpolicy/research.

Requested skills of student: Candidates should have some background in economics and/or data analysis and have a working knowledge of Stata and/or R. Some background in health policy and interest in Asia would be helpful. Students fluent in Korean, Japanese, and/or Chinese are encouraged to apply.

Anticipated commitment: 10-15 hours per week, August through the autumn quarter, with possible extension to future quarters.

Please email a CV and statement to Karen Eggleston at karene@stanford.edu.

APARC Summer Research Assistant Internships

The application period for APARC summer 2022 RA positions has closed.

Please check back in winter 2023 for information about the summer 2023 summer RAs application cycle.


Contact

For questions about APARC summer RA opportunities and the application process, please contact Kristen Lee at kllee@stanford.edu.