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Research Assistant Positions

Undergraduate majors and minors, as well as students from across Weinberg College and Northwestern University work as research assistants with faculty and graduate students in the Political Science Department. Research assistantships are an ideal opportunity for students interested in academic and applied social science and humanities research pathways, including public policy, law, political activism, archival studies, data science, and more. 

Join the Research Assistant Database

The Political Science Department welcomes undergraduate students interested in pursuing research assistant (RA) opportunities to submit a research assistant interest form in order to provide us with information about your interests, experience, and skills. The Department will use this information to connect interested students with RA opportunities as they arise.

Please contact Briana Martinez or Ariel Sowers if you have any questions.