Internship Opportunities with 21CC

Johns Hopkins 21st Century Cities Initiative has opportunities available for Johns Hopkins undergraduates to intern with us and work on a variety of research projects both at the center and in partnership with city agencies. To learn more, please contact Mac McComas, MacMcComas@jhu.edu and read below.

We have positions available for students with skills in econometrics, applied statistics, and geospatial mapping. Our research spans a variety of issue areas including climate change, public health, small business development, housing, transportation, crime and safety, and local governance.

Our Current Interns

Tess Snyder

Tess Snyder is a member of the class of 2021 at Johns Hopkins. She is studying Economics and Applied Mathematics. She has previously worked on research projects relating to international trade, and is interested in exploring other areas of economics. At 21CC, Tess is researching public safety and crime reduction strategies that have shown effectiveness in cities across the US.

Nicole Muehleisen

Nicole Muehleisen is a senior at Johns Hopkins University, where she studies Economics and Behavioral Biology. She is interested in economic factors that can improve health and well-being and is specifically passionate about applying research insights to improving Baltimore residents’ daily lives and opportunities and strengthening her own connecting with the city.  At 21CC, Nicole is working on several projects investigating the relationship between cargo ships and water pollution and the effect of public housing demolition in neighborhoods in Baltimore City.

James Scharf

James Scharf is a sophomore majoring in political science and minoring in computer science at Johns Hopkins. His research interests include, but are not limited to, computational social science, electoral research, socioeconomic trends and natural language processing. See his personal website here.

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