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Temporary Research Assistant, Wharton School

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Posted Job Title
Temporary Research Assistant, Wharton School

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description

Research assistance and support to the Wharton School ESG Analytics Lab's short-term project to explore the effects of increasing corporate board diversity, particularly with respect to Indigenous peoples. Preparing a policy brief summarizing existing board diversity literature highlighting beneficial potential impacts of inclusion of indigenous representatives on corporate boards. The policy brief would include interviews with 10-20 indigenous board members reflecting upon their experiences on Boards and providing anonymized examples of their perceived impact on outcomes highlighted by the policy brief.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Wharton School

Pay Range
$7.25 - $230.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/SD---Wharton-Management-Dept/Temporary-Research-Assistant--Wharton-School_JR00040011

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