Minnesota House of Representatives


Research Assistant - House Research Department (Temporary Position)

OFFICE: The House Research Department is a nonpartisan office that provides research and legal services to the Minnesota House of Representatives, its members, and committees. For more information about House Research, see http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hrd/hrd.htm

JOB: Two student research assistant positions; to provide general and quantitative research assistance to Legislative Analysts. Of the two positions, one will be dedicated to providing assistance in education finance and taxes.

QUALIFICATIONS: A senior undergraduate or a graduate student with excellent writing and general research skills. Data collection, data base management and spreadsheet skills also required. Statistical analysis a plus. Must be an enrolled student for fall 2012.

PAY RANGE: $15.51 $18.63 per hour for undergraduates;

$18.63 - $24.87 for graduate students

TERM & HOURS: Temporary, part-time, estimated 10-15 hours/week, depending on need, beginning in October for the remaining academic year.

To assure consideration, please submit your current school transcript, resume and cover letter demonstrating skills and interest in this position by September 14, 2012 to:

EMAIL: HRDjobs@house.mn
Please include research assistant in the email subject line.

FAX: 651-296-9887

USMAIL: House Research Department
Attn: Research Assistant Applications
600 State Office Building
St. Paul MN 55155

Please do not send duplicate applications.

References and writing samples required at time of interview.


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