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Spring Research Assistant

The Center on Technology Policy (CTP) is seeking 1 or 2 paid research assistants to help with ongoing CTP projects over for the Spring semester.

Potential projects include identifying and summarizing state legislation; synthesizing relevant current academic research; tracking and collecting company policies; assisting with data collection or analysis; and/or assisting with podcast production.

RAs will develop skills in policy research and legislative analysis while building knowledge of current issues in technology policy.

Demonstrated interest or experience in technology policy and experience editing audio for podcasts are preferred, but not required.

Candidates should be organized, detail-oriented, and capable of working independently.

The position pays $17 an hour with an expectation that you will work five to ten hours a week.

Interested students should submit a brief email detailing interest and relevant experience, along with a resume to by 5pm on November 10th.

This opportunity is limited to current UNC students only.

If you are a UNC student interested in learning more about the Center on Technology Policy, please email us at

Fellows Program

We welcome applications for CTP’s Technology Policy Fellows program.

We offer two types of fellowships.

Practitioner fellowships are an opportunity for practitioners to explore a timely issue in technology policy in depth. Fellows are expected to produce outputs that present actionable policy solutions to pressing problems in technology policy.

Academic fellowships are an opportunity for academic researchers to translate existing research into actionable solutions to pressing problems in technology policy. Fellowship durations can range from a summer to a full academic year and can be in person or remote. We provide a stipend to fellows.


To apply please submit a resume and a letter of interest to  Your letter should describe your proposed project, deliverables, and timeline. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

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