Short-Term Opportunities



At AidData, we pride ourselves on having a diverse and amazing team. This is especially important when working across three anchor institutions and a growing list of interdisciplinary partners. If you are interested in joining us, check out our current short-term openings below.

William and Mary Geocoding Team Internship

AidData is seeking interested undergraduate students from The College of William and Mary to join its Geocoding Team located at the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations for a Spring Semester internship. Applicants who are available for Summer employment (from June 1 to August 7, 2015) will be given priority for internship positions. This internship will help students gain a better grasp on GIS skills, international development issues, and the overall "big data" and "open data" movements.

All internships with AidData are unpaid for the first semester, after which interns will be eligible for compensation. Summer employment is paid and housing will be provided.

To apply for the internship program, send a short (1-2 page) resume to Troy Shepley ( by 5 PM EST on January 23, 2015.

William and Mary Non-DAC/OCDA Team Internship

The non-DAC/ODCA team at AidData is looking to hire two interns for the Spring 2015 semester. Our team engages in the collection, publication, and analysis of data on the foreign aid of non-traditional donors (such as Brazil, Colombia, India). Ideal candidates will be: 

(a) Hard working and intrinsically motivated.
(b) Interested in issues of international finance and development, specifically in regards to non-DAC donors.
(c) Proficient in Portuguese, Spanish, French, Arabic, or Eastern European languages (proficient enough to translate documents/webpages into English).
(d) Interested in applying their language skills to do research and analysis.  

Please find the application through the following link:

All applications are due by 5 p.m. EST on January 23, 2015. All intern positions at AidData are unpaid for the first semester, after which they will be eligible for compensation.  

Please email Harsh Desai ( if you have any questions or suggestions.