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Here's what to expect.
What you'll get
How it works
PDI's research is divided into yearly project cycles. As an incoming researcher, your first quarter with PDI will be dedicated to research workshops and community-building events. At the end of your first quarter, you will be assigned to a project group. As part of this team of typically between 5 and 10 researchers, you will spend the next two quarters diving into a research question and coming up with insights into society's problems. You can see past projects here. The culmination of your year of research is PDI's Annual Symposium. This is a space for your team to share their conclusions with fellow PDI researchers, professors, project partners, community members, and more!
PDI strives to create a fun and supportive community where everyone learns. As such, no prior experience is necessary to join PDI, and we welcome people of all backgrounds to apply.
PDI's 2023-24 Application is now open!
Applications close October 11 at 11:59 pm CT
Please email email@example.com if you have any questions about the application.
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