Jacqueline Lin  Research Assistant


BA in Government with a Secondary in Economics, Citation in Mandarin Chinese, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America 2016

HBX I Harvard Business School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Completed online courses in Financial Accounting, Business Analytics and Economics for Managers – Pass with Honors


Ms. Lin has prior experience in law, consulting, and start-ups.

Throughout the year, she volunteers for Harvard’s Small Claims Advisory Service, providing individuals with critical information on Massachusetts law and small claims procedure.

Previously, Ms. Lin worked at a consulting firm that focuses on real estate, coordinating particularly with New York City clients in the restaurant and hospitality industry.

Ms. Lin also served as a community manager for a civic-technology start-up based at the Harvard Innovation Lab, and was responsible for engaging with a variety of community stakeholders and government officials. Due to the size and the needs of the team, Ms. Lin worked in a variety of positions, including copyediting, legal research and marketing, among others.

As a result of her positive experience at the start-up, Ms. Lin joined a not-for-profit organization focused on tackling political corruption as a community organizer and a data analyst.

Research and Publications

Ms. Lin is currently writing a thesis that focuses on the effects of the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 on the decision making of migrants from China.


  • Phillips Brooks House Association Small Claims Advisory Service- Volunteer
  • Social Innovation Collaborative- Synergy Programming Director – team leader for exchange program among Chinese and Harvard students
  • Harvard Entrepreneurship Forum- Board Member
  • Campaign volunteer and House Leader for leading Massachusetts candidate for the Senate

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