For Students

There are a variety of ways for students to get involved with the SNF Agora Institute

SNF Agora Spring Courses

SNF Agora courses are open. Please visit our courses page for more information.

Student Engagement Board

The Student Engagement Board comprises undergraduate and graduate students from across the university who share our mission of strengthening democracy through civic engagement and inclusive dialogue. The board works with SNF Agora faculty, staff, and leadership both to raise awareness about and participate in the development of our mission and presence on campus and in the broader community. Additionally, in an ongoing capacity, board members:

Click here for more information about the Student Engagement Board, or click here to meet this year’s board members.

Call for Applications: Graduate Student Fellowship Program 2021–2022

We are now accepting applications for our 2021–2022 Graduate Student Fellowship program. Our fellowship program is designed to deepen the training and scholarship of PhD students at Johns Hopkins University and to broaden the scholarly community at the SNF Agora Institute by supporting students to join us for one year.

Click here for this year’s Graduate Student Fellowship opportunities. And click here for more information about the program.

Research Opportunities

Now Hiring: Apply for the RA Programming Job with the SNF Agora Institute!

We are now accepting applications for the RA Programing position at the SNF Agora Institute!

The RA programming position will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing databases and data loading processes for large-scale civic data. In this role, the RA will work with Hahrie Han and Milan de Vries on the Mapping the Modern Agora project. This project seeks to apply the tools of ML, computational social science, and large scale data to make the study of civil society at scale possible for the first time.

Click here to learn about the opportunity and application process!

SNF Agora Student Grant Program

The SNF Agora Institute awards grants to Johns Hopkins University students whose work is complementary to the institute’s mission of strengthening global democracy through civic engagement and inclusive dialogue.

SNF Agora will accept applications for the grant program twice a year, once during the fall semester and once during the spring semester.

To learn more about the program and application process, please click here.

Helpful Resources

Johns Hopkins University students are encouraged to engage with the SNF Agora Institute in other capacities, including:

  • Courses: Enroll in our courses.
  • Events: Attend SNF Agora’s many events, which include conferences, trainings, workshops, panel discussions, and live webcasts.
  • SNF Agora Experts: Meet the experts at SNF Agora and learn more about the work of our faculty and fellows.
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