HIRING NOW FOR THE SUMMER & FALL OF 2020 -- ALL WORK IS REMOTE
The Center on Finance, Law & Policy is seeking 2 law students and 1-2 Masters of Public Policy students to assist the Center on Finance, Law & Policy’s faculty director, Michael S. Barr, and his co-authors in creating the third edition of their acclaimed textbook, Financial Regulation: Law and Policy over the summer and fall terms. Read the full job description here.
The Center on Finance, Law, and Policy is seeking graduate students from the University of Michigan to work as research assistants for the summer of 2020. The research project seeks to revamp the design and mandate of the central bank, gearing it to increase financial inclusion and promote an inclusive economy, particularly in light of increasing global income and wealth inequality, juxtaposed with new advances in financial technology. Read the full job description here.
About our Research Assistants (University of Michigan students only)
The Center employs 28 student research assistants per semester from more than seven University of Michigan schools and colleges to work one-on-one with faculty, or in interdisciplinary teams, on a wide range of issues at the intersection of finance, law, and policy. Students are generally supervised by the Center's executive director, acting under the direction of the faculty director and core faculty affiliates. During the school year, students work 10-15 hours per week.
The Center also typically hires 4-6 law, public policy, business, and/or engineering students each summer, working 15-30 hours per week.
The CFLP Research Assistant experience is designed to provide our students with:
(1) substantive knowledge about a cutting-edge topic that differentiates our RAs from their peers;
(2) work product that demonstrates the student's accumulated knowledge and their capacity for taking on questions where there are no clear answers yet;
(3) a close relationship with a faculty or staff member who acts as a mentor to the student;
(4) opportunities to network with leaders in the fields of financial regulation, fintech, and financial inclusion by working on our projects and participating in our conferences and events; and
(5) opportunities to build relationships across disciplines at the University, through professional development activities like "RA Show & Share" and social activities such as CFLP trivia.