Temporary Project Management Research Assistant (Internship)
University of Chicago (UC)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: JR20264
Location: Chicago, IL
The Temporary Project Management Research Assistant summer internship is a great opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of social policy research and to develop research skills. This position will be full-time for approximately 30 hours per week.Â This position will be hybrid and may require in-office days.
Assist with project implementation tasks such as notetaking, documenting project activities, preparing meeting agendas and other materials, managing internal team communication.
Conduct literature reviews of relevant policy and research topics.
Writing, formatting, and editing reports and works for dissemination.
Coordinate with internal and external partners.
Performs other related tasks as necessary.
Interest in and aptitude for developing practical understanding of social policy research required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to synthesize multiple sources required.
Strong initiative and a resourceful approach to problem-solving and learning are required.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required.
Sound critical thinking skills required.
Knowledge of the substantive policy area strongly preferred.
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
High School Diploma or GED required.
Significant progress towards a degree in a social science discipline such as economics, public policy, or sociology strongly preferred.
Relevant research or coursework experience in basic research concepts and methods required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required.
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