Photo: Tiffany Chung.

GOV/LAB interns from MIT, Wellesley, and other Boston area schools work on a variety of research tasks, including literature reviews, data cleaning and analysis, writing, and more. Interested students should email GOV/LAB manager Alisa Zomer (azomer(at) to learn more. We currently have a spring intern cohort of three including Lisa Fan and Soobean Jo featured earlier this year.


Tiffany Chung is a senior at Wellesley College pursuing a degree in International Relations and Political Science. At GOV/LAB, she supports MIT PhD Candidate Ben Morse on assessing the effects of information on citizen participation and government accountability. Outside of her work at MIT GOV/LAB, she serves on the Wellesley College Political Science Majors’ Council and is an Albright Fellow. Over the summer, Tiffany worked at the Public Defender Service at the District of Columbia as an Intern Investigator. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue work in the government and legal realm, and eventually return to graduate school.