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Student Job Opportunities

December 18, 2014


Need to replenish your funds from all that holiday shopping? Lucky for you, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Psychology are hiring!

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is looking for a student writer for the College’s Marketing Department. Projects will include crafting news stories for the website and social media sites, writing compelling content for the College’s annual magazine, and other tasks as assigned. Students must have excellent communication, writing and editing skills. All majors are welcome to apply. Interested students should contact Diane Ketler at with 2-3 writing samples.

The College of Arts and Sciences is looking for a student photographer to snap photos of the latest happenings on campus. This staffer will be responsible for photographing events, taking student and faculty portraits, and other assignments as they arise. Applicants must be current Drexel students. Portfolios are required for all applicants. Must have experience with event photography and portraiture and own a 35mm camera. Interested? Contact Diane Ketler at

Work Study or Volunteer Position: NeuroPsyFi Assistant

Mary Spiers, PhD, associate professor of psychology, is looking for an upper-level work study or volunteer student to help with the NeuroPsyFi website and related projects. Neuropsyfi explores the brain science behind movies related to neurological disorders. On this site, we provide neuropsychological reviews of popular movies, and develop educational material for greater public understanding of the behavioral issues related to neurological disorders. During the last year, the site had over 50,000 page views from people all over the world.

Qualifications: Good writing, editing and organizational skills, as well as experience in understanding the neuropsychology behind neurological disorders. Applicants should have taken Undergraduate 410 (Neuropsychology) or a related course that explores brain-behavior relationships. While you don’t need to have HTML skills, you do need to be comfortable with drag and drop website development (we use Weebly).

Partial job description:

  • Screen movies and write log-lines and synopses of movies from a neuropsychological perspective
  • Assist with organizational and editorial tasks
    • Movie selection
    • Correspondence with reviewers
    • Line-editing and proofing of movie reviews
    • Scheduling and posting reviews online
    • Organize search engine optimization stats
  • Assist with research related to FAQ and neuromyths
  • Assist with developing and organizing materials for teachers

Eligible students who are interested in this opportunity should contact Mary Spiers, PhD, Drexel Psychology, Stratton 107, Please put “NeuroPsyFi Assistant” in the subject line. Before you contact Dr. Spiers, please look at the website and include the reasons why you would be qualified for this position.

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). The FWS program is administered through Drexel’s Work Study Office.