PERC sponsors and provides opportunities for graduate student affiliates to intern and gain active experience in areas of higher education research, policy, and practice.
Internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis from graduate students enrolled in programs at any department across the university. To present your project or discuss research and engagement opportunities with PERC, please submit your CV and research interests to PERC Associate Director J. Patrick Biddix.
Looking to propose a project to PERC? Here are some of the projects and focus areas from previous and current interns:
(This list is under construction — please check back!)
|PERC Intern||Term & Area(s) of Focus|
|Drew Ashby-King||2018. Statewide community college “free tuition” programs|
|Misty Bailey||2019-2020. TN Reconnect, Leadership Certificate program|
|Leigh Cherry||2020. Higher Education program administration|
|Brad Morgan||2020. Educational Law|
|Elizabeth Spica||2019-2020. Course material affordability, Open Educational Resource (OER) policy.|
|Britta Svoboda||2019-2020. TN Reconnect, Leadership Certificate program|