Dr. Janina Söhn
since 06 2010 Researcher in the research unit "Skill Formation and Labor Markets" (WZB Berlin Social Science Center) and in the project group "National Educational Panel Study" (NEPS) 2007 – 2010 Associated Researcher at the research unit "Skill Formation and Labor Markets", WZB Berlin Social Science Center
06 2007 – 05 2010 PhD grant of the Hans Böckler Foundation
09 – 10 2009 Visiting scholar at Princeton University, Office of Population Research (OPR)/Center for Migration and Development (CMD)
2003 – 2007 Researcher at the Programme on "Intercultural Conflicts and Societal Integration", WZB Berlin Social Science Center 2001 – 2002 Consultant on migration issues at the German Red Cross, General Secretariat
2001 Internship at the German Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
2000 – 2001 Study on "Elder Migrants" for the Free University of Berlin, Institute for Sociology (Prof. Dr. Martin Kohli)
1999 – 2000 Student Assistant at WZB Berlin Social Science Center, department "Social Structures and Social Reporting" (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Zapf)
1993 – 2000 Studies of sociology (Diplom, subsidiary subjects Statistics and Political Science), Freie Universität Berlin and New School for Social Research, New York. Topic of thesis: "The Decision for Naturalisation. The Relevance of Citizenship for Foreigners in the Federal Republic of Germany"
National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) Stage 8 "Adult Education and Lifelong Learning" and Stage 6 "Vocational Training and Transitions into the Labor Market"
Dissertation project "The Impact of State Intervention on the Educational Integration of Immigrants: German 'Resettlers' and Non-German Immigrants Compared" (funded by the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung)