Part-time Research Assistants

    University park, PA

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    The Center for Energy Law and Policy is seeking multiple student research assistants for summer 2020, to support an interdisciplinary research project related to Pennsylvania's interest in joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. These positions will run through the end of summer term (July 27, 2020), and are open to students in any degree program and at any level (undergraduate, professional or graduate programs).

    Selected students will work closely with an interdisciplinary faculty and student team from law, economics, engineering and public policy on various aspects of the Regional Greenhouse Gas initiative, including impacts on energy markets and air quality in Pennsylvania, and the interactions between the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and other state and federal energy policies. Each student will have an assigned faculty mentor but will be expected to interact with other project students and faculty through regular conference calls and discussions.

    Applications will be reviewed by project faculty participating and should include the following: Degree program, GPA, scheduled date of graduation, and a short paragraph on research interests and internship objectives.

    Selected students will receive an internship with a 10 hour per week appointment, at a wage of $11 per hour.


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    University Park, PA
    Posting ID: 556644504Posted: 2020-05-21