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HISTORY AND POLITICS RESEARCH ASSISTANT

September 23, 2013 — Erin Graham, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of History and Politics, is seeking a research assistant for a project related to governance of the United Nations. The research assistant will contribute to building an original dataset of financial rules that govern monetary contributions to organizations in the UN System. Tasks will include web-based research, contacting UN agencies to request information, and coding and compiling data. Students with an interest in international politics and strong research skills are encouraged to apply. The position involves 20 hrs/wk for the fall quarter with possible reappointment in the winter term. Interested students should contact Erin Graham, erg49@drexel.edu.

For more information and to apply online, visit www.DrexelJobs.com. Applications should contain a cover letter, CV, and a brief description of research interests. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Michelle Dolinski, dolinski@drexel.edu. The nominal start date is 10/01/2013. Review of applications will begin immediately.


WORK-STUDY JOBS


  • The Center for Science, Technology & Society and the Center for Public Policy are looking for a detail-oriented, organized individual to provide general office support. Duties include answering phones, data entry, customer service, filing, basic research, computer work, and other duties as needed by the department. If interested, please submit resume and cover letter to Nirva LaFortune at nirva@drexel.edu.
  • The College of Arts and Sciences is looking for a work-study student to assist the College's Marketing and Communications team. Duties include writing/editing content for: the College's website and bi-monthly newsletter, event announcements, social media, brochures and other marketing materials as needed.  Candidates should be creative and detail-oriented with strong writing, editing and communication skills.  A background in marketing, journalism, English or communication is preferred but not required.  Interested?  Please email Diane Ketler, dk882@drexel.edu, with your resume and 2-3 writing samples.
  • The College of Arts and Sciences is looking for a student with work-study grants to serve as an assistant in the Dean's Office this fall quarter. The office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00AM-5:00PM. Duties include answering phones, greeting students and other visitors, scheduling appointments, filing, and other responsibilities as assigned. Sophomore+ standing and familiarity with the College of Arts and Sciences strongly preferred. Working knowledge of Google Drive, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook requested. To apply, call or email Florette Press at 215-895-1805 or flp24@drexel.edu.
  • The Department of Culture and Communication is looking for four to six students with work-study funds to assist in the Department Office. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00AM – 5:00PM.  Duties include answering phones, greeting students and other visitors, filing, photocopying, running errands on campus, and other miscellaneous duties as assigned. Students should have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, ability to work efficiently and independently, and be reliable, conscientious and organized. To apply, please contact Sharon Wallace at 215-895-2456 or by email skw@drexel.edu.
  • The Department of Physics is seeking a student with work-study funding who is detailed oriented, organized, dependable and outgoing to serve as a receptionist/office assistant.  Duties will include greeting visitors, answering phones, sorting mail, photocopying, mailings, light typing, running on-campus errands and other duties as assigned. Applicants must have basic computer skills and be customer-service oriented.  Only students with federal work-study grants should apply. Interested applicants should contact Jackie Sampson at physics@physics.drexel.edu.
  • The Department of Psychology is looking for a work-study student to fill an exciting position in its front office. Front Desk positions help build connections internally (within the department) and externally (with the Drexel community). Students will greet visitors, and assist faculty and staff with routine tasks including filing, faxing, scanning, data entry, mail sorting, phones and interoffice delivery. Interested students who are eligible should contact Roseanne Lovelick, at 215-895-2543 or rtl27@drexel.edu.
  • Drexel Edits, a center for support of nonprofit communications, is looking one student with work-study grants to serve as an assistant to the center's director this fall quarter. Applicants should have good organizational skills, attention to detail, familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, minimum grade of B+ in all writing intensive courses taken to date, good interpersonal skills, and an interest in the written word and nonprofit organizations. Interested applicants should contact Lawrence Souder at ls39@drexel.edu.
  • The Math Resource Center is looking for five work-study students. Assistants will be responsible for logging students in and out at the MRC, directing students according to their course, helping the manager organize the center, and tutoring on occasion for those with a strong math background. Interested applicants should contact Sobha Philip at sp955@drexel.edu.

Please note that work-study students will be paid through the Federal Work Study Program (FWS). In order to qualify for the FWS, students must apply for federal assistance through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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