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Job Opportunities

Join The Team

The Skills Lab is currently accepting new applicants for a variety of positions. Join us at the intersection of assessment technology and labor market research. We are currently funded by a grant from Schmidt Futures and the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy. The Lab works in collaboration with the Harvard Project on Workforce.

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UX Tester/Researcher

We're building a group of UX Testers & Researchers who will contribute to cutting-edge research on the future of work, education and skills, and labor markets by validating usability and audience alignment of a variety of tools designed by our team.


On top of providing meaningful feedback related to product usability and user-alignment, User Testers & Researchers will join a tight-knit community of like-minded peers supporting the goal of creating innovative products and tools for our defined target audiences. User Testers & Researchers also have the opportunity to get involved across the Project on Workforce in the context of UX strategy for tool development and initialization.


If you are interested, please submit your information here to join our volunteer community of User Testers/Researchers.

Research Assistantship

The Project on Workforce welcomes current Harvard students interested in Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Research Assistant opportunities to learn more about current projects and submit a general application here.

Student Research Assistants will contribute to cutting-edge research and policy on the future of work, education and skills, and labor markets and employment. The Project is recruiting Research Assistants for 2023-2024. Positions will be filled on an ongoing basis. As opportunities become available, interested and well-qualified candidates from the applicant pool will be contacted with more information about the roles and opportunities to interview.


These are paid opportunities. Pay will be consistent with the HKS Research Assistant scale, based on educational experience. Time commitment is typically 5 to 10 hours per week, but varies by position. Find more information and submit an application here.

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