Current Open Positions

In this section you will find positions as a Research Assistant (RA) or Internships which are currently open on LEAP projects or other partner institutes and organizations. Information on how to apply is available in the description of each position.


Research Assistant Position - (Bocconi University)

Researchers Selene Ghisolfi (LEAP and Università Cattolica) and Giovanna Marcolongo (CLEAN - Bocconi) seek a research assistant based in Milan, Italy. The project aims to quantify the effect of providing information to children in 8th grade on their career aspirations and school achievement. The position will require both the organization and implementation of the project in middle schools of Milan, and the analysis of the data already collected in the first implementation of the project (23/24). The applicant must be fluent in Italian.

How to apply:

For more information, download the full vacancy - here

Deadline: July 31st, 2024


Agricultural Survey Statistician (FAO)

The Statistics Division (ESS) develops and advocates for the implementation of methodologies and standards for data collection, validation, processing and analysis of food and agriculture statistics. 

Primary Location: Italy-Rome

For more information, see the full vacancy - here

How to apply: application link

Deadline: July 26th, 2024


Research Assistant Position - (Harvard)

Researchers Livia Alfonsi (LEAP and Harvard Business School), Lori Beaman (Northwestern University), Anisha Sharma (Ashoka University) and Karmini Sharma (Imperial College London) seek a Research Assistant based in Delhi, India. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about research and fieldwork, who can work independently, who is enthusiastic, proactive and able to learn quickly in a changing environment.The project aims to study the barriers to firms in implementing safety measures for its employees with special focus on female employees. The project involves surveys and experiments with firms and their employees in different industrial sectors in India in major cities.

How to apply: To apply, email your resume to with the subject line “Urban Retail Application: Research Assistant”

For more information, download the full vacancy - here

Deadline: June 6th, 2024