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Join Us: Opportunities with the Project on Workforce

Find the latest openings for staff, research assistants, and fellows below. Don't see what you're looking for? Contact us at projectonworkforce@hks.harvard.edu


Current Opportunities

Summer Fellowships with the Project on Workforce

The Project on Workforce Summer Fellowship Program is a paid opportunity for graduate students from across Harvard University to work on applied research projects in interdisciplinary, cross-school project teams with leading partners in the field. The Project is recruiting Summer Fellows for our 8-week program, June 6 to July 29, 2022.

Find more information and submit an application here. Application review begins after the priority application deadline on Monday, February 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST, and the final deadline for applications is Friday, April 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Call for Research Assistants

The Project on Workforce welcomes current Harvard students interested in Spring 2022 Research Assistant opportunities to learn more and submit a general application here.

Student Research Assistants will contribute to cutting-edge research and policy on the future of work, education and skills, and labor markets and employment. The Project is recruiting Research Assistants for the Spring of 2022.

Positions will be filled on an ongoing basis. As opportunities become available, interested and well-qualified candidates from the applicant pool will be contacted with more information about the roles and opportunities to interview.

Upcoming Paid Research Assistant opportunities may include:

College-to-Career Connection: This project focuses on how to create smoother transitions from higher education into the labor market.

Workforce Almanac: The Project on Workforce is leading a new effort on the workforce development landscape in the United States.

Communications: We’re looking for a student with an interest in social media and communications to help enhance our online presence.

These are paid opportunities. Pay will be consistent with the HKS Research Assistant scale, based on educational experience.

Time commitment is typically 5 to 10 hours per week, but varies by position.

Find more information and submit an application here.