Student Opportunities

Throughout the year, the Education Redesign Lab offers internship opportunities for Harvard students. Potential responsibilities across the various positions include writing case studies, analyzing education data, and supporting communications and outreach.


Research Assistant

The Education Redesign Lab is looking for a research assistant to support the By All Means initiative based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The By All Means initiative is focused on redesigning systems of education to restore social mobility. Tasks include processing and analyzing qualitative data, writing summaries and reports, and conducting discrete research assignments on specific topics.

The research assistant will work with the Lab’s Associate Director of Research, Lynne Sacks, and the Research & Communications Manager, Naomi Fine.


1. Research experience preferred

2. Demonstrated interest in inequality, education, and/or policy preferred

3. CITI training helpful but not required

4. Experience with Nvivo helpful but not necessary


6-8 hours per week.

Compensation Type

Paid: hourly

To Apply

Please send your resume and a paragraph detailing your interest, your relevant experience, and your anticipated availability to lynne_sacks@gse.harvard.edu.