Job Openings

Check this page frequently for new job announcements! Also be sure to check out Georgetown’s Graduate Career Center (new window).

1/14/21: Professor Marko Klasnja is looking for a research assistant who will be working on scraping and parsing information from financial disclosures by office holders in various countries around the world. The workload is about 10 hours a week, at $19.50/hr. The work would run during the spring semester, with the possibility of extension into the summer. The deadline for applications is January 31. Please see more details and apply here (new window).

1/4/21: Professor Reena Aggarwal and her co-authors are looking to hire a research assistant. The position will require 10-20 hours per week for 6-8 weeks, and is available immediately. The pay is competitive in line with Georgetown guidelines. Specifically, the position requires a significant amount of work involving downloading large amounts of data from a leading commercial data vendor. An ability to merge various batches and conduct basic data diagnostics using a statistical software (e.g. STATA, R, SAS or Python) is also highly desirable.

If you want to work on an exciting empirical research project in Finance and have the skills described above, please contact Professor Aggarwal. Send an email with your resume to aggarwal@georgetown.edu (new window) and copy Anna Kormis at ack101@georgetown.edu (new window).

11/9/20: The Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation (new window) is hiring Student Analysts for Spring 2021. Please visit their website (new window) to learn more and apply. Note that the application deadline is November 15.

11/2/20: Prof. Jose Guerrero is seeking a Teaching Assistant for his Big Data course, which is offered through the Business School.To apply, email Prof. Guerrero directly and include your resume: guerrerj@georgetown.edu (new window)

Position Title: Teaching Assistant – Master of Science in Finance: Big Data Course
Duration: Roughly 1.5 months
Start Date: 12/1/2020
End Date: 1/16/2021
Number of Hours Per Week: 5 max

9/15/20: The Business Design and Optimization Group (new window) provides internal consulting and project management support to Georgetown, and is seeking part-time Student Interns. This is a remote, paid position with the expectation of 10 to 15 hours dedicated weekly. They are seeking students with interest and skills to support a few targeted projects to assist with data management, analysis, and visualization. Applications will be accepted via Handshake (new window) through September 22, 2020.

9/4/20: The Office of Graduate Enrichment (new window) is seeking a Graduate Assistant. Ideally the student employee is someone ready and willing to wear many hats. The Graduate Assistant for Graduate Enrichment will be tasked with communicating with Georgetown graduate students, graduate program faculty and staff, and prospective students. This will include advertising events via social media and editing websites via WordPress. Learn more and apply here. (new window)

9/1/20: Georgetown UIS (new window) (University Information Services) is looking to hire a part-time Data Analyst to provide data management and visualization to the COVID operations technical team in UIS. It’s a remote position, 10-20 hours/week, $21/hour. Please see the full job description and apply here. (new window)

7/31/20: Applications for the Beeck Center’s Fall 2020 Student Analyst program are now open (new window). The deadline to apply is Sunday, August 9 at 9 PM ET. Learn more about the position here. (new window)

11/10/20: QED (new window) is seeking a full-time Business Development (BD) Intern to work remotely. The BD Intern will work with a hard-working and fun Business Development team and will report to the Business Development Manager. S/he will primarily support research for upcoming opportunities, utilizing various sources within the international development industry to determine intelligence on country context, client needs, competitive landscape, potential partners, and more. S/he will also support recruitment efforts to fill positions for proposals. Tasks will be prioritized and assigned by the Business Development Manager and the BD team. Learn more and apply here! (new window)

10/21/20: The GeoAnalytics Center (new window) is seeking a Project Assistant to support the implementation of an upcoming project focused on social media and elections. The project will promote balanced, responsible election content via online platforms to mitigate disinformation and political escalation, while promoting peaceful, democratic change—with a specific focus on including women. This position is pending final approval of funding from the donor. This position will be remote with an expected workload of 20 hours per week on average, starting as soon as possible and continuing until April 2021.

Preferred skills include: Coding in Python or R (R Preferred); Experience using network analysis or similar analytic techniques to understand relationships; Familiarity with the use of social media data and extraction of important information and quantitative metrics; Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills with a proactive approach to identifying and resolving problems and suggesting improvements; Attention to detail and ability multi-task, as well as complete requested tasks on deadline; Ability to work independently and remotely, using regular calls with supervisor to coordinate tasks; Strong writing skills; French preferred but not mandatory.

Please submit your application to info@geoacenter.com (new window), which should include a CV and motivation letter by 29 October. The objective of the letter is just to explain your experience or willingness to learn social media data extraction and analysis, please detail your R or Python experience. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received. Kindly use the following subject line: Social Media Analyst Application.

9/1/20: DC’s Development Solutions Organization (new window) (DSO) team is actively recruiting a new group of student consultants for the 2020-2021 year with a September kick-off. DSO’s student volunteers work with their peers under the supervision of professional engagement leads to offer free consulting to impact-oriented nonprofits. Learn more and apply (new window)! Applications due Friday, September 4.

8/26/20: National Institute of Statistical Sciences (new window) (NISS) seeks a part-time Research Assistant (new window). The Research Assistant will be responsible for maintaining data files on a secure server, for using standard statistical methods for analysis of assessment and/or survey data, for providing summaries for meetings on topics in education measurement and education data analysis. In addition, the Research Assistant should expect to participate in NISS research projects, often including presentations at national conferences and/or publication. To apply, please send unofficial transcript, statement of capabilities and interest, and names and full contact information for two or three references – at least one must be an academic faculty researcher, preferably from the current graduate program to positions@niss.org

1/21/21: US Ignite (new window) is seeking a Program Analyst, Smart Base and Data Integration Lead.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

* Tackle multifaceted challenges associated with collecting, managing and analyzing large data sets over advanced wireless networks and devices on DOD installations

* Complete the interpretation of data gathered through the use of analytical and logical reasoning to determine patterns, relationships or trends

* Conduct quantitative and qualitative assessments of smart base project data and other pilot outputs

* Participate in daily communications and coordination efforts with clients, project partners and US Ignite colleagues while working remotely under the CDC COVID-19 guidelines

Other Position Requirements:

* Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required

* Proficient in data workflows, data collection methodologies, and data analysis

* Experience with SQL, R, Python, or other scripting languages; command line usage as well as with cloud infrastructure such as AWS or Azure preferred

* Direct work experience with government agencies and DOD desired, but not required

* Desire to work full-time in a mission-driven environment from our US Ignite offices in Washington, DC (now working remotely due to COVID-19)

* US Citizenship preferred

To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to Eric Praveen Ashok at praveen.ashok@us-ignite.org (new window). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

10/30/20: The Department of the Navy seeks to fill a new Data Scientist position (new window) which will be on the team being built to identify and head off insider threats.

  • Arlington, VA (“Pentagon City”)
  • Federal government job (GS-15)
  • Salary range: $142k-$170k
  • Applications accepted Oct 30-Nov 13 

10/23/20: A post-graduate fellowship opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (new window) (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Food Additive Safety (OFAS) located in College Park, Maryland. Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will learn about the types of information required to assess the safety of substances added to, or that come into contact with food. The participant will also learn what types of data and data sources are used by the agency to assess the safety of substances added to food. The participant will observe how to architect, develop and construct an operational data store to be used for advanced analytics. The participant will get hands-on experience with how to develop a data product that utilizes data housed in the knowledgebase. Learn more and apply here. (new window)

9/2/20: The U.S. Digital Service (new window) has been working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (new window) in developing brand new GS-2210 position descriptions GS-12 and GS-13 Data Scientists. These positions are perfect for someone who has a couple of years’ experience out of college, has transitioned to a data science career from a prior field, or who is just looking to have a massive impact on the quality of public healthcare. Learn more and apply here. (new window)

8/19/20: Analyst Institute (new window) is looking to fill two full-time roles of Meta-Analysis Research Manager and Meta-Analysis Data Scientist (new window) on the Research Team as soon as possible. You’ll be part of a close-knit, cutting edge team of experts with backgrounds in social, behavioral, and data science. We will accept and review applications on a rolling basis. We strongly encourage applicants to apply by August 31st and will give priority to applications submitted by that date.

8/17/20: FEMA (new window) is seeking a full-time Program Analyst within the Qualification Operations Section (QOS), FEMA Qualification System (FQS) Branch, Workforce Development Division, Field Operations Directorate, Office of Response and Recovery. This position is located at FEMA Headquarters, 500 C Street, SW, Washington, DC. Resumes will be accepted until August 21, 2020. Resumes should be submitted via email to Catherine.Deel@fema.dhs.gov (new window) with the subject line: “QOS Program Analyst Position.”