so you want to be a

PDI researcher?

Here's what to expect.

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What you'll get

How it works

two project cycles

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FALL

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SPRING

project timeline

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Q1:

Weeks 1 - 4

  • Team introduction

  • Clarify research question & map out research plan

  • Check-in with partner organizations

Q1:

WEEKS 5 - 9

  • Data analysis

  • Interviews

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Q1:

Weeks 5 - 9

  • Data analysis

  • Interviews

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Q2:

WEEKS 1 - 5

  •  Write up

  • Data visualization

  • Peer review

  • Copy-editing

  • Messaging strategy 

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Q2, WEEKS 5 - 9

  • Website publication

  • Partner presentation

  • Stakeholder meetings

  • Public events

Still interested?

If you missed our info sessions, you can watch a recording of last year's info session here. Please email policy@pauldouglasinstitute.org if you have any questions about the application.