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Somers Research Internship on Long-Term Care and Aging

Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 1, 2019
Honorarium: 
$4,500.00

The Somers Research Internship on Long-Term Care and Aging is designed to recognize qualified students and provide them with a challenging learning experience. This internship focuses on aging and long-term care issues and is research oriented.

Remembering Anne Somers 

Support the Somers Research Internship on Long-Term Care and Aging

Somers interns have the opportunity to:

  • Work with leading long-term care policy experts;
  • Gain valuable work experience; and
  • Make professional contacts and network in their area of interest; and attend relevant seminars, symposia, and make site visits to long-term care facilities.

Somers interns work closely with the experts in their Washington offices. Placements may include:

  • AARP
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • America’s Health Insurance Plans
  • Congressional Research Service
  • Institute for the Future of Aging Services
  • Institute for Health Care Research and Policy
  • National Academy on an Aging Society, and others.

The National Academy of Social Insurance seeks outstanding graduate and upper division undergraduate students to serve as interns on aging and long-term care policy projects in Washington DC. Students studying economics, gerontology, political science, public policy, health policy, social work, actuarial science or related subjects are urged to apply for this 12-week summer semester internship.

To apply for the Somers Research Internship on Long-Term Care and Aging, please see the Internship Application