AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Current Opportunities with the CHRD Project

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

(HIRING NOW!)

The CHRD Project, in short, is an effort to create an original dataset on allegations of corporate human rights abuse, state and company responses to those abuses, and importantly, victims’ access to remedy mechanisms.

This position requires that the Research Assistant:

  • Complete a virtual training program over the first 1-2 weeks of employment under the direction of senior members of the research team.

  • Work 10-15 hours/week virtually as part of a team of research assistants researching and entering data on allegations into the database. This includes:

    • Conduct research using the on each assigned allegation using the research methods and template taught in the training program

    • Synthesize the research and enter it into the coding tool for the allegation and upload research sources and template to Trello

    • Update the workflow on Trello for each allegation

  • Accurately maintain and update their timesheet

  • Reach out to senior team members or Prof. Olsen with issues or questions that come up while researching and inputting an allegation.

The ideal candidate would:

  • possess a strong interest in international business, corporate social responsibility, and/or human rights.

  • be a graduate or undergraduate student at the University of Denver.

  • be detail-oriented and able to follow a clear data gathering process.

  • be able to stick to tight deadlines.

  • have some experience conducting research.

  • have some knowledge in reading a second language.


The position is paid hourly; work can be completed remotely. Access to internet and computer is required. If you are interested, please e-mail your resume and brief statement of interest (just a few paragraphs) that address why you would be a good fit for this position to Lead Graduate Assistant Tess Wasowicz (Tess.Wasowicz@du.edu).

OUTREACH COORDINATOR (HIRING NOW!)

The CHRD Project, in short, is an effort to create an original dataset on allegations of corporate human rights abuse, state and company responses to those abuses, and importantly, victims’ access to remedy mechanisms.

This position requires that the Outreach Coordinator:

  • Create an outreach strategy for key stakeholders that may be interested in the research project.

  • Develop website components to facilitate access to the database and key findings.

  • Develop and maintain social media accounts.

  • Highlight key findings in the database by developing narratives or interactive mapping tools with a focus on the user experience.

  • Work 10-15 hours/week virtually.

  • Accurately maintain and update their timesheet.

  • Reach out to senior team members or Prof. Olsen with issues or questions that come up while researching and inputting an allegation.


The ideal candidate would:

  • possess a strong interest in international business, corporate social responsibility, and/or human rights.

  • be a graduate or undergraduate student at the University of Denver.

  • be detail-oriented and maintain an expertise in marketing and outreach.

  • have some experience with web design and UX.

  • have some knowledge of mapping software, possibly Tableau.


The position is paid hourly; work can be completed remotely. Access to internet and computer is required. If you are interested, please e-mail your resume and brief statement of interest (just a few paragraphs) that address why you would be a good fit for this position to Lead Graduate Assistant Tess Wasowicz (Tess.Wasowicz@du.edu).