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Research Assistantships

Florian Bochert (Government, 2023) is a past research assistant for one of the Center's resident faculty.

The Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program is an initiative of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) to internationalize undergraduate education at Harvard. It gives students the chance to work with CES resident faculty members and visiting fellows on a project related to Europe.


Harvard College students who have participated in this valuable program in the past have researched many interdisciplinary topics on Europe. Many recipients of the assistantships have continued their work through the summer. General requirements are:

  • Assistantships involve meaningful research and usually require between 5-10 hours per week. The hourly rate is $15.00.
  • Only currently enrolled undergraduate students are eligible and must reside on campus when work is conducted.

For students Interested in a position with a focus on history should contact the History Department at Harvard. It offers research and employment opportunities for undergraduate students focusing on political science and economics within the realm of history.