Job Opportunity: Recruiting Assistants to Conduct Educational Research

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The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) is recruiting individuals to interview students in Grades K-5 who are learning a foreign language this summer in a STARTALK program (http://startalk.umd.edu/). Interviewers will conduct scripted interviews in English about the student’s summer language learning experience.

Data collection will take on the mornings of July 10-11 in Seattle.

The expected time commitment is 2 days total, including self-paced training, interviews, and follow-up. Compensation is $150.

Interviewer requirements:

  • Experience working with children ages 5-12
  • Use of a PC laptop computer (not Macintosh)
  • Transportation to the program site via public or private transportation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High level of oral and written fluency in English

To apply, send letter of interest indicating fulfillment of all interviewer requirements listed above to Francesca Di Silvio, fdisilvio@cal.org by June 29. Questions about the position can be addressed to Francesca by e-mail or telephone at 202-384-1261.

NOTE: The Center for Applied Linguistics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, handicap, or any other reason not related to employment. In accordance with INS regulations, all successful applicants will be required to show proof of their legal right to accept employment in the United States.

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