The CDI is seeking students who want to make a difference and gain valuable, hands-on professional experience while contributing to social justice issues.
Students will support the day-to-day administrative functions of our organization as well as assist with short and long-term projects. We are looking for enthusiastic, professional and dedicated individuals with a strong sense of social justice. If that is you, please apply below.
Available 2019-2020 Graduate Assistant Opportunities
Special Projects (1 position available)
- Assist in the design and implementation of Engage STL 2020, a 3-day immersive experience as part of new student orientation and in partnership with the Gephardt Institute and the Office of Sustainability.
- Engage STL prioritizes student relationship building, learning from community leaders/faculty/staff, participating in excursions, and volunteer with local organizations. Topics include community engagement, environmental sustainability, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Engage STL helps first-year students find their place at Wash U and the greater St. Louis area while building a community in shared values.
- Support the development and design of Our Names Our Stories (ONOS), a program during new student orientation:
- Solicit and select student narratives to be used in fall 2020 script
- Support in the crafting and editing of ONOS script
- Support the adaptation of the discussion facilitation guides
- Manage the recruitment and support of actors and director
- Oversee implementation of the ONOS program in collaboration with professional staff
Affinity Programs & Marketing (1 position available)
- Manage the coordination and content development for the CDI newsletter in collaboration with student staff
- Assist in developing processes regarding digital communication efforts and initiatives
- Support in the planning and coordination of CDI programs and events, including (but not limited to):
- Affinity Commencement Ceremonies
- Latinx Community Summit
- CDI 5-year Anniversary
- Dialogue spaces
- Work collaboratively with professional and undergraduate student staff to accomplish these goals.
Training and Education (1 position available)
- Contribute to the development and implementation of student train-the-trainer program
- Assist professional staff with in-person training facilitation
- Support in the development of in-person training curriculum
- Collaborate with professional staff to identify and assess undergraduate student training needs
- Must be a graduate student for the 2019-20 academic year
- Demonstrated experience in diversity and social justice work
- A strong willingness to learn
- Commitment to a team approach and ability to collaborate with others
- Adaptability and creative problem-solving
- Comfortability working in an ambiguous and changing environment
- Priority will be given to students with Federal Work Study
Pay Rate: $13/hour
Hours/Week: 6-10 hours
To apply, please complete the application below.
CDI Graduate Application 2019-2020
The Center for Diversity & Inclusion does not have any open positions for undergraduates at this time.