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UC Berkeley Political Science, Public Opinion Research Assistant, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 8433

Sun, May 18, 2014

We are looking for research assistants on a summer research project studying political opinion among Latinos in Texas. Interns will collect surveys at doors and over the phone in Austin neighborhoods during evening and weekends in June.

The project is part of a broader research effort that is the first of its kind. The project will be supervised by Professor Donald Green from the Political Science Department at Columbia University and David Broockman at the University of California-Berkeley.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience for students who are thinking about working in political campaigns, applying to graduate programs, or learning about statistics or survey methodology. All research assistants will receive basic training in data gathering, survey methodology, and research design from Narayani Lasala-Blanco, expert in survey design from the Political Science Department at Columbia University.

- Research assistants will work approximately 3 hours a day during weeknights and seven hours a day during weekends, for approximately 30 hours a week total.
- Pay will range from $10 to $15 per hour, depending on experience and language skills.
- The position will last four weeks, from approximately June 1 - June 30, with the potential for extension in August and September.
- Undergraduate and graduate students from all fields and majors are encouraged to apply.


BTT Gateway Job ID 8463

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