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Student Employment Opportunities

The Center for Academic Equity offers employment opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.  In partnering with these scholars to expand the work of academic access, we are able to cultivate new and innovative solutions to the challenges we face, extend the reach of the programs and resource we offer, and represent the many diverse and imaginative voices within the Tulane community

 

Academic Year Opportunities for Undergraduates

 

The Undergraduate Research Fellowship is a semester-long position that provides research support for the mission of the Center for Academic Equity.  Under the supervision of the Associate Director, the Research Fellow conducts small and large-scale research projects, summarizes results, and participates in planning the programmatic fruits of their research endeavors. The Research Fellow is responsible for assisting the Associate Director in a variety of non-administrative tasks which may include preparing resources, equipment, materials for the research, and documenting results in support of the research activities. Research should ideally lead to a project for presentation at the Idea Symposium. Also, the Research Fellow provides support around Center for Academic Equity events/programming as needed and participates in a weekly Research Fellows Meeting.

 

Apply to be a Research Fellow

 

The Undergraduate Administrative Assistant II is a semester-long position that provides administrative and clerical support for the mission of the Center for Academic Equity. Working closely with the Administrative Secretary, the Undergraduate Administrative Assistant II duties may include: answering and making phone calls, taking and distributing messages, organizing and coordinating meetings, handling inquiries and incoming work requests, photocopying, scanning and faxing, sending emails, preparing and sending outgoing mailings and packages, typing documents and correspondence, graphic design for posters and communications, checking and entering data, and various tasks as needed.

 

Apply to be an Administrative Assistant II 

Summer Experience Peer Mentors

The peer mentor is a student staff member who provides leadership in the Newcomb-Tulane College Summer Experience. Mentors assist in achieving the goals of the program to build an intellectually engaging and socially conscious academic community. The Summer Experience brings students to campus for 5 and 1/2 weeks during the summer before their first semester at Tulane. Fifteen first-year LGBTQ+, First Generation College, Students of Color, and College Track Tulane Partnership Scholarship Tulanians from all majors participate in the program. Mentor will help these students in making the transition to college life.

 

The peer mentor job is a live-in staff position, which requires that the mentor lives in the same residential hall, offer programmatic support, and participate in the Summer Experience components which take place throughout the week. The Peer Mentor(s) and the Graduate Assistant are key staff members who work together to develop a community conducive to student success by providing academic support, creating social and cultural programming, engaging students in discussions about diversity and inclusion, encouraging positive behaviors and addressing behaviors that are detrimental to the individual and/or community.

 

Graduate Student Opportunities

Summer Experience Graduate Assistant

The Graduate Assistant is a student staff member who provides leadership in the Newcomb-Tulane College Summer Experience. Graduate Assistants support achieving the goals of the program to build an intellectually engaging and socially conscious academic community. The Summer Experience brings students to campus for 5 and 1/2 weeks during the summer before their first semester at Tulane. Fifteen first-year LGBTQ+, First Generation College, Students of Color and College Track Tulane Partnership Scholarship Tulanians from all majors participate in the program. The Graduate Assistant will help these students smooth the transition to college life.

 

The Graduate Assistant works in coordination with the Summer Experience Director and logistics coordinator, supervise 1-3 Peer Mentors, performs administrative tasks related to assessment, and creates cocurricular and social programs to support the mission of the Summer Experience. The Graduate Assistant is a key staff member who works to foster community conducive to student success by providing academic support, programming, leading discussions about diversity and inclusion, encouraging positive behaviors and addressing behaviors that are detrimental to the individual and/or community.

Program Dates: Summer 2018 Program Dates: June 26 to August 5.

 

The Graduate Research Assistant

The Graduate Research Assistants in the Center for Academic Equity may be assigned to one or more research tasks. These tasks may be related to a research project, the organization of a conference, the editing of a journal, or other activities that are associated with the further acquisition, analysis, or dissemination of knowledge. The ideal candidate will have academic and/or work experience in social science or related fields as well as quantitative and qualitative data analysis expertise.

 

The following list is representative of the duties and responsibilities of a Graduate Research Assistant, but this list is not all-inclusive, nor is every Graduate Assistant responsible for all of the below. Duties and responsibilities are subject to modification at the discretion of the Associate Director.