Job Opening: Summer 2022 GSR, Low-Wage Work Team

The UC Berkeley Labor Center is searching for a graduate student researcher to support our research projects on low-wage work and labor market inequalities by race, ethnicity, gender, and immigration status. This position has the potential to work on a wide variety of projects, including data analysis, literature reviews, and both quantitative and qualitative research. This is an excellent opportunity to work with leading researchers on projects that are directly relevant to working families in California.

Job qualifications:

  • Graduate student in sociology, public policy, city & regional planning, economics, or other relevant departments
  • Solid writing skills
  • Interest in analyzing public policies that help working families—especially in low-income communities, immigrant communities, and communities of color.
  • One or more of the following:
    • Experience conducting quantitative research (including familiarity with Stata/R and labor market datasets)
    • Experience conducting interviews, focus groups, and/or surveys
    • Experience with policy analysis

This position is a GSR, Step 2 ($22.72 per hour), 20 hours per week, from May 16 to August 16, 2022.  Please send a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (if possible showing research analysis) by May 2, 2022, to Anhara Alexander, aalexander@berkeley.edu.