Stanford Law School Empirical Research Fellow

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Assist with the research of Professors John J. DonohueJacob GoldinDaniel HoDaniel Kessler and Alison Morantz at Stanford Law School. Designed for graduating seniors or recent college or master’s program graduates, fellowships provide a unique opportunity for those considering graduate school, law school, and/or business school in the future.

This is a full-time position that will start in Spring or Summer 2019 and will last for one year.  


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the social sciences or another relevant field
  • The position is visa sponsorship eligible (J-1), and applicants with OPT are also eligible for this position. 
  • Outstanding academic credentials and intellectual creativity
  • Eagerness to take initiative and solve intricate problems
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, political science, statistics, applied math, or engineering
  • Exceptional research and analytical writing skills
  • Programming experience in Stata, SAS, R, Python, or other languages is preferred, but not required
  • Prior research experience and coursework in the empirical social sciences is preferred, but not required


About application review

  • Two rounds of application review. 
  • The deadline for the first round is 7:00AM PST on Monday, October 29, 2018. 
  • The deadline for the second round is 7:00AM PST on Monday, January 7, 2019. 
  • Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis and preference will be given to first-round applicants. 

Susan Belmonte, Pre-Law & Pre-Teaching Advisor, can help GT students and alumni with their application materials.


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