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Research Assistant

Political Groups’ Communications Project: Research assistants will compile data on influential think tanks and advocacy groups. The task will involve visiting group websites, searching online databases, and recording relevant information in an excel file. Experience building and working with databases would be helpful but is not necessary.  There may also be opportunities for more specialized work analyzing this data, depending on student ability and interest. 

Supervisor: 

Zachary Albert

Contact Email: 

Research Position Title: 

Research Assistant

Prerequisites: 

Interest in political groups, public policy, and/or political communication

Semester: 

Spring 2018

Application instructions: 

Please contact Zack at zalbert@umass.edu and include 1) your resume, 2) a brief explanation of your interest in the project, and 3) a brief description of any relevant previous experience.