Web Scraping Assistance for Marketing Research Project

OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN HANDS ON EXPERIENCE IN A MARKETING RESEARCH PROJECT AND ENHANCE YOUR CV

Faculty in the marketing department, Darla Moore School of Business, is seeking to get ad-hoc research assistance from the students in the Computer Science Department. The job description is provided below:

Job: Scrape websites to collect data for the marketing research project

Essential requirements for the job:
 

  • Ability to write code either in R or Python (or any other language of your choice) to scrape websites and then store data in a user friendly format
  • Since it is a research project, which will eventually get published in a top journal, completeness and accuracy of the data collected is extremely important
  • Good GPA and work ethic

Time period: In our assessment, given your studies, the job might take a month or two to finish

More details will be provided once you are selected.

If you are interested, please email your CV at: Manpreet.Gill@moore.sc.edu

Your contact person is:

Manpreet Gill

Room 495
Marketing Department
Darla Moore School of Business
University of South Carolina
Phone: 803-777-9995