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The College Board Summer 2022 Psychometrics Internship - *Apply by March 4, 2022* in New York, New York

The Psychometrics Department is looking for **two doctoral summer interns for 2022** and each intern will work with two mentors on a specific project in the area of psychometrics.

The internship spans 8 weeks, starting on **June 6th and ending on July 28th,** with an expected weekly full-time workload (40 hours per week). This eight-week internship is designed to provide interns with opportunity to work closely with psychometricians and gain hands-on working experience with College Board data and projects. Interns are expected to perform a literature review, conduct analysis, write a research report, and present the research to College Board staff at the conclusion of the project.

Interns will work with two College Board mentors on a specific project in the area of psychometrics for the following testing programs: AP; SAT; PSAT; CLEP; and ACCUPLACER. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

- Computerized adaptive testing (e.g., improve calibration accuracy when item response matrix is sparse)
- Automated essay scoring
- Simultaneous linking vs. other linking methods
- Using Classification and Regression Tree (CART) algorithm to determine factors to consider in college placement decisions
- AP equating
- Data analytics related to test administration irregularities
- Concordance studies
- Multi-stage testing


To be eligible:

- Interns must be full time doctoral students at an accredited 4-year university
- A strong preference will be made toward advanced students in the process of completing their dissertations
- Graduate students in psychometrics, measurement, quantitative & mathematical psychology, educational psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, statistics or related fields are invited to submit applications
- Experience with statistical software (SAS, SPSS, and/or R) is required and working knowledge of Classical Test Theory, and Item Response Theory are desired
- Interns are expected to perform a literature review, conduct analysis, write a research report, and present the research to College Board staff at the conclusion of the project
- Students must be eligible to be legally employed in the United States (international F1 visa students please read details below)

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