Student Research Assistant Positions

Shorenstein Fellow Research Assistants:

Work one-on-one with a leader in journalism, writing, or public policy. Assist fellows with library and online literature reviews, deep topic research, document and data formatting, proofreading, transcribing, managing citations, and other tasks associated with the preparation of the Fellow’s paper on a media/politics topic, or preparation for study groups. Research assistants receive $15/hour and are expected to work up to 10 hours/week. Only current HKS students are eligible to apply.

Current Opening:

Research Assistant for Schuster Shorenstein Fellow Craig Forman (Spring 2021)
Craig Forman is West Coast general partner of NextNews Ventures and a technology, media and telecom entrepreneur and executive. He is former president and CEO of McClatchy Co., where he led the digital transformation of such businesses as The Miami Herald, Kansas City Star, Charlotte Observer and newsrooms in 30 cities across America. Earlier, Forman headed Yahoo! Inc.’s News, Finance, Sports and media and information businesses, and was president of the consumer business at pioneering internet-access solutions provider EarthLink. Forman began his journalism career as a foreign correspondent and Tokyo bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal, where he was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 1991 as a member of the reporting team that covered the Persian Gulf War. While at the Shorenstein Center, Forman is working on a project to develop new multidisciplinary approaches and solutions for the challenges facing local news. He is looking for a research assistant for the Spring 2021 semester, but starting as soon as possible during the January term.
Click here to apply. Applications due January 15, 2021.

Project Research Assistants

Apply to be a Research Assistant with the IARA Project