We offer numerous graduate assistantships allowing students to work with and support faculty or staff mentors. Most graduate assistantships do not require additional information from you to apply, however you can apply to these specific assistantships directly.
The School of Communication is seeking a Graduate Assistant to assist the newly created position of SOC Inclusion Officer. The incumbent will work closely with the Inclusion Officer, Inclusion Coordinator, and other SOC staff on specific projects and tasks related to diversity and inclusion. This position will include, but not limited to creating an email newsletter, conducting interviews with staff, students and faculty, assisting the SOC Inclusion Officer and staff members with events, analyzing data, benchmarking, developing communications, online research, and other administrative tasks as assigned. The assistant must work 10 hours per week for 18 weeks. The hours are flexible and most of the work can be done remotely.
- Passionate about diversity and inclusion issues on AU’s campus
- Interest in topics related to gender, race, culture, class, sexuality, ethnicity, and identity
- Excellent writing and editing skills
- Strong computer and communication skills
- Detail-oriented organized, and capable of multitasking and prioritizing tasks
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Applied and admitted to a graduate program within the School of Communication
- Enrolled full-time (9 credits or more)
- U.S. citizenship, permanent resident or international student
How to apply
Please submit, as part of your application to one of SOC's master's programs, the following documents:
- An essay, no more than 250 words. Provide concrete examples of how you have contributed to inclusion and diversity issues personally and/or professionally.
Compensation: $4500, paid via a bi-weekly paycheck (taxable income).