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Research Assistantships

Throughout the year, the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society welcomes students and others from all academic backgrounds to join us in our research as research assistants.

Our academic year Research Assistant (RA) positions are open to actively enrolled Harvard University students. While there are many ways to get involved that do not require being a Harvard student, such as applying to participate in a research sprint, or attending remote or in-person events, the current academic year RA positions are for Harvard students. RAs are deeply and substantively involved in the operation of the Berkman Klein Center's research projects and efforts. Becoming invaluable contributors to the Center’s operation and success, they conduct collaborative and independent research under the guidance of Berkman Klein staff, fellows, and faculty. Specific roles, tasks, and experiences vary depending on the Center's needs and RAs’ skills.

Information and Eligibility

  • The hourly wage for these positions, unless otherwise specified, is at the standard research assistant rate of $21/hour. 
  • Applicants must possess work authorization in the United States. International students may be able to use CPT/OPT. Eligibility will be assessed at the hiring stage. 
  • No other benefits are provided.

Multiple Applications: If you apply to more than one RA opportunity, please indicate this in your application materials. 

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