PhD Plus Internship Program

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Eli Talbert headshot

As an intern for the Center for Survey Research, Eli worked on a wide variety of surveys ranging from a survey about local governments' solar power initiatives here in Virginia to a survey about colorectal cancer in Appalachia.  

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Sidney Woram

Sidney interned with the Cooper Center Communications Team, contributing her excellent writing talents to multiple projects across the Center, from social media posts to website content to the Cooper Center Impact Report. 

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Gopal Midha

Gopal interned with the Weldon Cooper Center researching community leadership and assisting with the development of a workshop for strengthening the skills of local leaders in Southwest Virginia. 

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Laura White

Laura interned with the Center for Survey Research working in all aspects of survey work from drafting survey instruments and programming them into Qualtrics, to analyzing data, to conducting interviews and participating in client meetings. 

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Rebecca Draughon

Rebecca interned with the Demographics Research Group, co-authoring blog posts, collaborating with other researchers on client-based projects, and assisted with other projects, including developing a customer satisfaction survey. 

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Kevin Woram

Kevin interned with the Economic and Policy Studies Team, contributing his research talents to the Energy Transition Initiative. In particular, he analyzed the solar development permitting process in Virginia to determine ways to streamline the process, and published a report of his findings.