Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Doctoral Research Internship: 2023-24 Academic Year

Application Due Date:  April 30, 2023 
Location:  Remote position. Applicant must reside in Kentucky. 
Travel: Occasional travel to CPE Office in Frankfort, KY 
Compensation:  $15/hr 
Time commitment:  Approximately 10 hours per week. 

About the Council 

The Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) is Kentucky’s higher education coordinating agency committed to strengthening our workforce, economy, and quality of life. We do this by guiding the continuous improvement and efficient operation of a high-quality, diverse, and accessible system of postsecondary education. 

Internship Description 

The Data, Research and Advanced Analytics team at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) streamlines data collection processes for Kentucky postsecondary campuses, provides information and action research to promote student success for KY residents, and supports policy analysis and research in the state of Kentucky.  

This paid research internship program is designed to provide doctoral level students with an opportunity to work on evaluation and research projects that could impact education policy.  The internship also provides valuable experience working for a Kentucky state government agency.  

Internship Goals 


Preferred Qualifications 

Application Instructions 

Interested applicants should submit the following application materials at

Required documents 

Applicants may then be selected for at least one virtual interview prior to being notified of their acceptance into the program. Applicants who are selected then have one week to either accept or decline the internship offer. 

If you are unable to apply through the form above, please email materials to  

Last Updated: 3/10/2023