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Digital Research Internship Program

Digital Research Internship Program 

Program Summary

In the Digital Research Internship program, undergraduates gain technical and organizational skills and build a diverse portfolio of technology projects. Students, working on a scrum team, receive tangible experience in technology and feminist leadership while working on the digital humanities and digital scholarship projects of Tulane faculty in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Students work in technical areas such as digital media, digital archiving, web design, database development, coding, design thinking, UX/UI, and audio/visual editing. This paid internship supplements students’ majors and minors when seeking employment or prestigious technology internships. All majors and skill levels are welcome to apply as long as you have an interest in feminist technology, working on a SCRUM team, and a willingness to learn with a group and independently. 


To learn more about expectations, program information, and to apply, read and fill out the application.

The application closes on April 4, 2021.

Information Technology Internship Program

Program Summary:

In the Information Technology Internship program, undergraduates support technical operations within a non-profit research and education center. Undergraduates work in technical areas such as digital research, asset management, IT customer service, and Classroom/AV support. This paid internship supplements students’ majors and minors when seeking employment or prestigious technology internships.


  • Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. 
Grace Hopper Celebration Travel Grants

Program Summary:

Each year, Newcomb Institute provides grants for undergraduates to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration. Funding includes airfare, registration, and double occupancy housing. Students are responsible for their own food and transportation at the conference. Eligible undergraduates must indicate an active interest in promoting gender equity in technology and seek a job or internship in the technology industry. 


  • Juniors and Seniors during the Fall of 2020. 


Funding will cover:

Students will be responsible for their own meals and transportation during the trip.

  • Airfare,
  • Double occupancy lodging, and
  • Conference registration fees.
Gender and Technology Grant (HASTAC Scholar)

Program Summary

The Gender and Technology (HASTAC) grant program offers grants for undergraduates who want to conduct research on topics relating to gender and technology. Students will work approximately 30 hours producing a digital research project that will be published on the SophieLab website. Students may receive sponsorship to apply to the HASTAC Scholar program. Students can propose their own projects or have one assigned to them.


  • Sophomores and Juniors


Students will receive: 

  • $300.00 grant to work on a research project. 
  • Opportunity to receive a letter of recommendation / professional reference from Dr. Jacquelyne Howard, Administrative Assistant Professor of Technology and Women's History. 
  • Opportunities to digitally publish work on social media and non-peer-reviewed journals.
  • Grantees are encouraged to apply to the HASTAC Scholars Program in the Fall. Dr. Howard will sponsor your application if you are interested.




For more information, contact:
Jacquelyne Thoni Howard, Ph.D. 
Administrative Assistant Professor
of Technology and Women's History