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Research Assistant - House Research Department (Temporary Position)


POSITION: This opportunity is for one student research assistant to support Legislative Analysts, who are nonpartisan staff in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Research assistants perform general research tasks in a variety of public policy areas, depending on issues arising in the state legislative process. A portion of the work involves education finance.

QUALIFICATIONS: An applicant must be a graduate student, or senior undergraduate, who is an enrolled student for fall 2018. A successful applicant will have excellent writing and general research skills, quantitative research capability, and database or spreadsheet skills. Knowledge or interest in state policy matters is desirable.

OFFICE: House Research Department is a nonpartisan office that provides legislative staffing, research, and legal services to the entire Minnesota House of Representatives. For more information, visit www.house.mn/hrd.

TERM & HOURS: The position is temporary and part-time for the remainder of the academic year. It is for roughly 15-20 hours/week, depending on need. The work schedule is flexible.

PAY RANGE: The pay range is $19.97 to $31.52 per hour for graduate students, depending on qualifications and educational level, and $16.13 to $19.97 per hour for undergraduates.

APPLICATION: Please submit a current (1) resume, (2) cover letter, and (3) school transcript. References and a brief writing sample are required at the time of the interview. For priority consideration, submissions must be received by the end of day on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Please send the application to:



E-MAIL: HRDjobs@house.mn

Include research assistant in the email subject line
or
US MAIL: House Research Department
Attn: Research Assistant Application
600 State Office Building
St. Paul MN 55155

Please do not send duplicate applications.


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