Applications for the 2013 i3 summer internship and research program are now being accepted. Please share with students of all majors.

Dear Colleagues and Student Leaders,

The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is an undergraduate research and leadership development program that prepares students from underrepresented populations for graduate study and careers in the information sciences. i3 is held each year in June at the University of Pittsburgh and includes two summer institutes and a year-long team research project. Students are immersed in special-topics workshops, professional development seminars, research projects, and network-building opportunities. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply. For more information about the program and the information sciences, click here:

i3 Scholars receive full funding for travel and housing as well as a $50 per day stipend for their continued participation. Upon completion of the program, i3 Scholars are eligible for scholarship opportunities at select graduate schools in the United States.

To apply to i3, students must submit an online application with essay questions, two letters of recommendation, and official undergraduate transcripts. All application materials must be submitted by March 8, 2013. Additional information about the program and application process can be found online:

i3 is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and is hosted by the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences. Please direct all questions to Michael Depew at [log in to unmask].


Michael Depew

Michael Depew

Director, iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3)

University of Pittsburgh
School of Information Sciences
135 N. Bellefield Avenue, Room 603
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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