Participating universities and research institutions offer a variety of part-time RA opportunities. All of the positions below are part-time and do not require a Bachelor's degree. The postings below are not PREDOC consortium positions, but are positions at each university or institution, and job seekers must separately apply to each posting to be considered. Job seekers in need of reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should contact the institution directly.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If interested, please use the sign-up form to be emailed directly when positions in your field of interest open. You can learn more about these fields here.  PIs looking to hire part-time RAs can email info@predoc.org to advertise on our website.  We also encourage all PIs to use our resume book of students who have completed PREDOC initiatives. (Resume last updated on 12/1/2022)

Summer Research Assistant
NBER Sponsoring Researcher: Michael Greenstone
Institution: Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC)
Fields of research: Economics, Energy and Environment
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Summer Research Assistant
Researcher: Michael Greenstone
Institution: University of Chicago Energy and Environment Lab
Fields of research: Environmental economics, Environment and energy, behavioral economics, machine learning, and policy
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Undergraduate Fellows
Researchers: The Center's senior research team
Institution: The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
Fields of research: Research in retirement income security (related fields: economics, international studies, mathematics, political science, psychology, and sociology)
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Research Associate
Researchers: Thomas Rauter, Emanuele Colonnelli
Institution: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Fields of research: Finance, accounting, international economics
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Economist Intern (Summer 2023)
Researcher: John List
Institution: Walmart
Fields of research: Behavioral Science, Microeconomics, Statistics/Econometrics
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Part Time Research Assistant
Researcher: Erika Kirgios
Institution: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Fields of research: Behavioral Science
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Economist Intern (Summer 2023)
Researcher: John List
Institution: Walmart
Fields of research: Behavioral Science, Microeconomics, Statistics/Econometrics
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Summer 2023 Intern
Researchers: Financial Management Group
Institution: Federal Reserve Board
Fields of Research: Accounting policy, managerial accounting, financial performance, cost accounting, and financial reporting
Job ID #: RBOPS-23276
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2023 Undergraduate Summer Analyst
Researcher: Research & Statistics Group
Institution: Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Fields of research: Monetary policy, banking supervision, payments systems, and other economic and financial issues
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Data Analysis Research Assistant (STC)
Sponsoring Researcher: Anja Sautmann
Institution: The World Bank
Fields of research: Public Policy, Development, Econometrics & Statistics
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Survey Center Intern
Institution: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Fields of research: Economics (open to all majors)
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Summer Intern
Institution: National Council of Applied Economic Research
Field of research: Economics
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CEP Occasional Research Assistants
Sponsoring Researchers: Pawel Bukowski, Jiaqi Li
Institution: Centre for Economic Performance
Field of research: Economics
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OMB Internship
Sponsoring Researcher: Bobby Kogan
Institution: Office of Management and Budget
Field of research: Public Policy
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2022 Summer Internship
Institution: World Management Survey
Field of research: Economics
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Research Intern
Sponsoring Researcher: Jonathan Weigel
Institution: J-PAL
Field of research: Development
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Part-Time RA and Consultant
Sponsoring Researcher: Amrita Saha
Institution: Institute of Development Studies
Field of research: Development
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