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Job Summary

The Assistant in Research will work with the staff of the newly formed UM-Flint EDA Center for Community and Economic Development on economic and business research, including a 7-County Business Climate Survey and an economic development asset mapping initiative.   Students will also be working on creating content for a website/portal that will provide access to economic data and assist entrepreneurs and business owners in navigating the entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

Required Qualifications*

  • Enrolled UM-Flint Student in Good Academic Standing
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Ability to work independently and take direction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Knowledge of economics and business concepts
  • Interest on economic and business research

Desired Qualifications*

·         Experience with Qualtrics software

Additional Information

Multiple positions available; UM-Flint students from all academic majors are welcome to apply, but preference will be given to students with a background in business, economics, and/or entrepreneurship.

Additional Information

These temporary positions are limited to UM-Flint students. The number of hours worked will vary according to specific assignments.

Grant funding for these positions is currently available through August 2017.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.