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IIP-Universidade Federal Fluminense/ Departamento de Sociologia/ Grupo de Estudos dos Novos Ilegalismos
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Dept Offering Program: International Internship Program (IIP) Program Type: Internship
Time Away: Summer Housing options: Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization
Program Group: International Internship Program Duration of Program: 8 or more weeks
Program Adviser: Shahreen Rahman
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Universidade Federal Fluminense

Organization Overview
As a top-ranked Brazilian University, UFF's  mission is to promote, in an integrated basis, the production and dissemination of scientific, technological, artistic and cultural knowledge, and the formation of citizenry imbued with ethical values that, with technical competence, contributes to the self-sustained development of Brazil, with social responsibility. UFF is recognized, nationally and internationally, for the excellence of its courses and its scientific production as well as for the social impact of its activities. The "Grupo de Estudos dos Novos Ilegalismos" is a research group housed within the sociology department that focuses on illicit economics, development and violence, with a focus on popular illegalities and their forms of control, such as drug trafficking, informal commerce, and clandestine means of transportation.

Intern Responsibilities:

Database Analyst Intern
As part of the Research Group on New Ilegalities from the Department of Sociology at the Fluminense Federal University, the IIP intern will participate on the Project: "Data activism: Analysing shootings and Police operations in Rio de Janeiro". The work will revolve around:
  • Gathering of materials in official archives on state violence
  • Assistance in creation and updates of databases
  • Analysis of data on shootings, and police operations in newspapers, social networks and official data
  • Participation in discussion meetings on police and criminal practices

  • Basic level of Portuguese required.
  • Ability to collect data from archives.
  • Basic database building capacity.
  • Basic knowledge of data analysis. 

This placement is offered in collaboration with Veredas Institute

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