Paid Leadership Opportunities at the Lindy Center
The Lindy Center for Civic Engagement is eager to work with engaged, passionate students in various leadership positions. Student employees are all trained in the mission and values of the Center and many have the opportunity to join us for events, act as mentors to fellow students, and assist us with outreach to new audiences around campus.
Opportunities include the following - click through to find out more about qualifications for each role and how to apply.
- Course Assistants for Community-Based Learning Courses: Community-Based Learning (CBL) Courses unite classroom learning with engagement, group dialogue, and guided reflection to give students a deeper understanding of pressing social issues in our world and develop the necessary relationships and tools to participate in collective, public problem solving. CBL Course Assistants, which includes CIVC 101 Course Assistants, provide additional capacity to instructors and professors teaching these courses and act as peer leaders in the classroom and beyond.
- Administrative Assistants: Administrative Assistants work at the Lindy Center and increase our office's capacity to welcome students into our space, give visitors assistance with Lindy Center services such as volunteer opportunities, and help with special projects and events.
- Living Learning Community Mentors: The Civic Engagement Living Learning Community (CE-LLC) a home for students who are passionate about creating a more just world and who would like to further their understanding of social issues, engage in community service and relationship-building, and reflect on their experiences and motivations together with other passionate students. Mentors are non-first years who demonstrate a commitment to civic engagement and want to work directly with first-year students to shape their civic identity while at Drexel. Mentors have an opportunity to assist staff with planning LLC programming and participating in LLC events.
Throughout the year, we may have additional employment opportunities; be sure to sign up for our newsletter and follow our social media pages (Facebook and Instagram) to learn about these and other opportunities as they come up.
Pictured to the right: Student worker (Administrative Assistant and LLC Mentor) Izzy Curtin at the 2023 End-of-Year celebration.