Opportunity: Updating the IQSS Affiliate Database

Note: this is a temporary position directly hired by IQSS and not part of the URS program.

The Institute for Quantitative Social Science is looking for a student to help us prepare our affiliate records for use in an updated database. Duties will primarily focus on correcting errors in spreadsheet data on past and current affiliates (such as current status and dates of affiliation) by checking existing IQSS records against University directory listings and similar information. This work can be done remotely or onsite at an IQSS workspace.

Position details

  • Pay is $15/hour
  • Work can be remote or, if preferred, in person at IQSS
  • Flexible schedule, 10-20 hours/week in the spring. If work continues into the Summer term, hours can extend up to 40/week


Candidates for the job should be familiar with Google Sheets and/or Microsoft Excel, and possess sharp critical thinking skills as well as database and internet search skills. 

To Apply

Send your resume to Liz Salazar at lsalazar@iq.harvard.edu