Should You Be a Faculty Research Assistant?

Student Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 1, p. 35, September 2007

Posted: 11 Sep 2008

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Mark E. Wojcik

UIC John Marshall Law School; The John Marshall Law School

Date Written: September 2007

Abstract

This article discusses: (1) ten reasons why a law student or a graduate student should consider working as a faculty research assistant; (2) three ways by which students can get hired as a faculty research assistant; and (3) eleven ways how students can do a good job once they get hired as a faculty research assistant. The article provides basic and essential career advice.

The article is also strongly recommended for faculty members. You should share the link to this article with students who apply to be your faculty research assistants. In the interview, ask them to share their thoughts on the last part of the article (how to be a good faculty research assistant).

Keywords: faculty research assistant, career advice

JEL Classification: A29, H89, I20, I21, I29, J29, K19, K29, K39, Z00

Suggested Citation

Wojcik, Mark E., Should You Be a Faculty Research Assistant? (September 2007). Student Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 1, p. 35, September 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1265844

Mark E. Wojcik (Contact Author)

UIC John Marshall Law School ( email )

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The John Marshall Law School ( email )

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