Medill: Research Aide 2

DEPARTMENT: Medill

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Available Winter 2020

This position supports a research project about the 2020 election in the states that, before 2016, were considered part of "The Blue Wall" -- Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. The research aide will support original reporting work by Associate 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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.

PAY RATE: $12.00 - $12.85

CONTACT NAME: Douglas Foster 

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 847-467-7661

CONTACT EMAIL: dmfoster@northwestern.edu