CSSR Interns

Mason is committed to preparing students for meaningful careers in a global society. Internships are important opportunities to experience the real world of the workplace while gaining knowledge and skills through the application of classroom theories to practical problems. 

The Center for Social Science Research (CSSR) supports this Mason commitment.  By providing opportunities to work closely with Research Hubs and faculty, the CSSR strives to create meaningful and engaging internship opportunities.

For additional information about CSSR internship opportunities, see Handshake or email cssr@gmu.edu. Handshake is Mason’s job search platform for on-campus, part-time, work-study, internship, and full-time jobs. 

Summer 2022 Interns:

Brandon Barnes

Brandon Barnes

Brandon Barnes is a junior at New York University majoring in Sociology while on the premed track. His primary interests are around food insecurity in low-income communities and rural areas, health outcomes for the LGBTQ+ community, and the sociological factors that impact an individual’s willingness to seek out medical care. Brandon’s time interning at the Center for Social Science Research will be spent working on capacity mapping, interviewing, and cleaning and coding data for a variety of different projects. In his free time, Brandon can be found hiking, bird watching, and cooking.