Spring 2021 GSR Position, Low-Wage Work Team

UC Berkeley Labor Center

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 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 will be 20 hours per week, working remotely. Please send a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (if possible showing research analysis) by October 28th to Sarah Thomason, sarahthomason@berkeley.edu.