Bard Student Opportunities


The Center for the Study of the Drone offers undergraduate students at Bard College opportunities to participate in the study of unmanned systems. Interested students should email [] for more information.

Drone Seminar

The Center offers a spring semester seminar on the regulatory, technical and political opportunities and challenges associated with the use of drones in both civilian and military spheres. Students in the seminar conduct original research based on primary source materials.  

Research and Editorial Opportunities

The Center offers students paid research and editorial assignments on a regular basis. Our student contributors collaborate on original research projects for online and print publication. Students interested in applying should write to [] at the start of the academic semesters in September and January.

Academic Support

The Center provides resources and guidance to students at all year levels engaged in academic and independent projects on unmanned systems technology and associated topics. The Center welcomes the opportunity to meet with and/or provide educational materials to students interested in addressing the subject. Students seeking academic support should contact the Center with a short description of their research project.