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Application Deadline: February 9, 2019
NCGrowth is seeking excellent, highly-motivated graduate students with a wide range of skills and professional experiences – business, law, public policy, environmental sciences, etc – to work on impactful economic development research projects in rural NC.
Analysts have the opportunity to work with NCGrowth staff, university faculty, and community and business leaders on projects such as:
- Assisting a rural county with the development of a small business incubator
- Tribal business development
- Connecting small farmers with institutional buyers
- Helping a tortilla manufacturer access new markets
Analysts work on a remote basis with occasional required travel. A typical projects consist of 100 hours of work done over the course of the summer or semester, but may extend longer depending on the analyst’s schedule and the project scope. Compensation is $20/hr.