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Tech Institute Seeks Summer 2018 RA for Work on Inclusive Innovation/Women's Entrepreneurship
Open to Georgetown students pursuing a law or other graduate degree

Job Description

The Institute for Technology Law & Policy at Georgetown Law seeks a full-time Research Assistant for Summer 2018 to work on inclusive innovation and women’s entrepreneurship.

The RA will provide research, policy, and administrative support for the Institute’s work on BEACON: The DC Women Founders’ Initiative, an initiative to make Washington DC the leading ecosystem in the country for women entrepreneurs.

Tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching current initiatives to support entrepreneurs in the D.C. area and identifying potential partners for the BEACON initiative;
  • Assisting BEACON’s leadership as it develops partnerships with area entrepreneurs, technology companies, and other stakeholders;
  • Helping design and manage on one or more community activations to address weaknesses and gaps in the ecosystem for women entrepreneurs;
  • Assisting BEACON’s leadership and the Institute team in research reports, published work, and designing and populating the BEACON website; and
  • Other activities (including organizational and administrative duties) as assigned.  

The RA is expected to work between 25-40 hours per week, with occasional evening commitments to help staff BEACON-related events.

You can read more about BEACON's work at www.thebeacondc.com.

Application

Applicants should submit a single PDF saved as "LastName_FirstName_BEACON_Application" containing a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and the name and email address of two references (including at least one Georgetown reference) to TechInstitute@law.georgetown.edu, copying Deloris Wilson at dcw39@georgetown.edu.

Deadline

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply early.

If you have questions, please contact TechInstitute@law.georgetown.edu.