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Position Description

Acton Institute’s research department boasts a team of world renowned scholars that are frequently published in industry leading journals, magazines, and digital outlets. Focusing on qualitative research that advances a moral argument for free enterprise, Acton’s research team speaks at hundreds of events around the globe as well as publishing up to 20 books each year. As an Emerging Leader on Acton’s research team, you will play a key role in supporting the work of leading scholars through conducting qualitative research and academic editing projects. Through this work, you will have the chance to hone your research abilities while adding a robust academic experience to your CV. 


  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with editing academic writing

  • Ability to consolidate complex information in concise and easy to understand ways

  • Prior experience writing for publication--either in school newspaper or elsewhere

  • Desire to complete (or currently completing) a graduate degree in a topic/field related to Acton’s mission

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All applicants for the research internship will be required to complete a supplemental application.

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