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Current Opportunities


Survey Research Assistant, Education-and-Employment Landscape


Overview of Role:


The student Research Assistant will support the Project on Workforce’s new project on the workforce development landscape in the United States. This is a mixed methods project that will produce a novel new dataset and landscape analysis that includes thousands of workforce development programs in the US; including nonprofit programs, workforce development boards, community colleges, university extension schools, employer-led workforce and pipeline programs, boot camps, and certifications. The RA will support the design and creation of a descriptive study on the landscape of workforce development in the United States. This will include:

  • Working with the research team to design a survey study

  • Building, piloting, and implementing a survey instrument to be used with input from the research team

  • Writing memos, reports, white papers, and academic papers


Position Requirements:

This is a part-time RA position. Incoming or returning Harvard students eligible to apply. The position is for approximately 8 hours/week through the end of spring semester 2022.


Skills required: Survey design and implementation; academic writing; research project management; experience with Qualtrics is ideal.


We will give preference to students who have completed GOVT 1010 or can demonstrate equivalent knowledge of survey research methods from other classwork or professional experiences.


To apply:

Send a resume and paragraph about your interest in the position to projectonworkforce@hks.harvard.edu. Applications are rolling.