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Student Worker - Research Assistant in the Department of Management



Department:  School of Business Administration (10000818)
Employee Designation:  Student
Definition of Class

The student assistant for the Dr Rich Gentry works as a member of a team collecting data related to corporate CEO’s and Boards of directors. She/he works closely with PhD students and Dr Gentry in the effort.


Reports to: Dr. Richard Gentry 

Essential Functions
  • Collect data from internet news source based on information provided by the researchers under supervision
Minimum Education/Experience
  • Currently enrolled students who can work in the office regularly (1 or 2 days a week for 3-5 hours at a stretch).
  • Mature, detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to multi-task.
  • Quick learner with a can-do attitude.
  • Candidates with relevant internship or work experience preferred
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Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi