Should You Be a Faculty Research Assistant?
Mark E. Wojcik
The John Marshall Law School
Student Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 1, p. 35, September 2007
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
Date posted: September 11, 2008