Medill: Research Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Medill

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Available Fall 2019

Assisting Medill Prof. Jack Doppelt, research and help with class preparation on social justice journalism issues, specifically on the voter suppression issues and on immigrants and refugees. Assistance in working on an app called Lines that identifies and showcases writing in music, film and TV. Assistance in the publication of a children's book.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2019-20 academic year.

Insatiable appetite for information; ability to see connections and relevance in information; competency in advanced web searching, and with Weebly and spreadsheets; comfort getting info from people on the phone and going down research rabbit holes solo; curiosity; active interest in civic engagement, social justice, and disenfranchised populations; appreciation for music in multiple genres, enchantment with kids' books.

PAY RATE: $12.00 - $12.85/hr

CONTACT NAME: Jack Doppelt 

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 224-587-0934

CONTACT EMAIL: j-doppelt@northwestern.edu