Medill - Administration: Research Aide 2 (100199) Political Organizing
LOCATION: Northwestern University - Evanston Campus
ADDRESS: 1845 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208
NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 3
PAY RATE: $13.35/hr
AVERAGE HOURS PER WEEK: 8
DURATION OF EMPLOYMENT: Indefinite (includes future academic years)
WORK ARRANGEMENTS: Either remotely or in person (specifics to be discussed upon hire)
NATURE OF WORK: Research
REPORTS TO: Professor
This position supports a research project about recent elections and political organizing in the states that, before 2016, were considered part of "The Blue Wall" -- Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. The research aide will support original reporting work by Professor Douglas Foster. S/he will conduct background research, monitor social media sites, and complete other tasks related to the project. Preference for student workers who can stick with the project all year.
Pay rate: $13.35 - $14.20 per hour
QUALIFICATIONS & PREREQUISITES:
Interest and background in local and national politics, in journalism or related fields -- political science, anthropology, sociology, history. Experience in Midwestern communities preferred, fluent in Spanish a plus.
Must be a Northwestern undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2022-2023 academic year (CAESAR > Financial Aid > View My Financial Aid > .)
All Federal Work-Study positions are subject to an annual evaluation conducted by the supervisor to be kept on file in the Federal Work-Study Office.
CANDIDATES SHOULD PROVIDE: Resume
CONTACT NAME: Douglas Foster
CONTACT EMAIL: email@example.com
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (847) 467-7661
Job updated: 03/08/2023