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Research project Show & Tell is looking for interns

The research project Show & Tell is looking for interns for the autumn semester 2021

Internship, research projects at the Department of Sociology in Lund.

For students of the Department’s Master’s programmes (internship courses SOCN18 and SOCN19).

"Show & Tell: Scientific representation, algorithmically generated visualizations, and evidence across epistemic cultures" is a five-year project focused on new kinds of imagery as they move between professions.

The project’s emphasis on new digital methods for the documentation, analysis, and visualization of physical places with a focus on their movements between academic research, police and forensic work, and courtrooms. The project will include a team including postdoctoral researchers and PhD students beginning in autumn 2021. You can find more information about the project here.


  • Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree in a social scientific or related discipline.
  • Candidates should have experience with qualitative research methods and strong analytical skills.
  • Preference given to candidates with a strong interest in working with sociological research after leaving their MA program, either in or outside of academia.
  • Preference given to candidates who speak both Swedish and English well.
  • Preference given to candidates who aim to incorporate internship activities into their thesis work.
  • Strong preference given to candidates involved in the Department’s courses (SOCN18 and SOCN19) or in other structured, required internship courses, as this is an unpaid internship.

What does the internship involve?

Interns might collect or analyze data or review literature either individually or in collaboration with one or more members of the project team. Attendance at and contribution to regular project meetings is required.


Starting September 2021. Part-time, 20 week internships are preferred.


The Department of Sociology in Lund.

How to apply

Send a letter of introduction (max two A4 pages) and a writing sample to Alison Gerber at  alison [dot] gerber [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se. Your letter of introduction should describe who you are, your goals for the internship, and what you hope to gain from the internship.

Last application date

15 May 2021.

Contact information

Person responsible for the research project: alison [dot] gerber [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se. Feel free to reach out with any questions you might have before applying.

If you have general questions about internships at the Department of Sociology, you are welcome to contact Britt-Marie Johansson britt-marie [dot] johansson [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se