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Research Assistant in Applied Environmental, Energy and Consumer Policy
The Research Assistant will be assisting an economist in applied work on environmental and consumer equity issues by summarizing written materials, collecting data, creating spreadsheets, writing policy memos, and carrying out simple communications, web, and social media tasks. This is a good learning opportunity in economics, policy, energy, and environmental studies with a chance to work on current utility commission and regulatory proceedings.

Research Assistant positions are open for both the Summer and Fall and hours per week are flexible. Hourly rate starts at $15/hour. Competitive hourly rate depending on experience and skills. Ideal candidate is a student with work-study funding.

-Graduate student in any related field
-Good writing and spreadsheet skills are essential
-Good candidates should have references demonstrating that they are detail oriented and able to do independent work
-Samples of written and spreadsheet work will be requested
-Students with advanced Excel skills are encouraged to apply

Send resume, cover letter, writing sample, spreadsheet sample and references to Please indicate if you have work-study award at Tufts. Applications preferred by 4/15 for Summer positions. May consider additional applicants on a rolling basis.

See qualifications and application instructions.


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