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For questions or information, please contact:

Maryalice Wu
Director of Data Analytics
Center for Innovation in
Teaching & Learning
(217) 244-0937
Undergraduate Internship Opportunities 

Learn real-world skills!
Work with programmers and data scientists!
Gain career expertise!

CITL Data Analytics works with undergraduate students. as interns on various data projects. Our project teams are dynamic and interdisciplinary – we recruit students from different backgrounds in order to have a more comprehensive approach to data analytics. Interns have come from a range of majors, including Sociology, Statistics, Political Science, English and Psychology. Interns are expected to work nine to twelve hours per week during the fall and spring semesters.

Participation could result in gaining experience towards the Undergraduate Research Certificate program:

Projects include:   

  • Analyzing eText data to better understand how students interact with digital texts
  • Creating survey instruments for measuring students’ study abroad experiences 
  • Using data visualization tools to showcase how students engage with online learning management systems
  • Writing reports and researching academic literature for a variety of topics
  • Experimenting with statistical models and data processing techniques

Skills required:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous experience working in teams and groups 
  • Willingness to learn and utilize statistics and data processing techniques in an applied setting
  • A great attitude!


  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience with programming language/s
  • Experience with data visualization
  • Coursework in statistical methods

Due to overwhelming demand, we are no longer accepting applications. Please check back in Spring 2022 if you're interested in applying.