Taylor Student Employment Opportunities 2019-2020

Job Opportunity

Taylor Student Employment Opportunities 2019-2020

Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking

The Taylor Center is hiring undergraduate and graduate students for the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications are due May 19th (rolling for GAs). View more information on our website, including full positions descriptions for each position below. 

Students from any discipline, program, or department are welcome to apply for one or more of the following positions:


Design Thinking (up to 4 positions available) Design Thinking (DT) Fellows support, help design, facilitate, promote, and execute a variety of  design thinking for social impact education programs including the human-centered design “crash  courses” and the Fast 48 weekend bootcamp. DT Fellows are responsible for increasing awareness of DT  through education, workshops, and partnerships with campus and community partners.

Communication and Marketing (up to 3 positions available) Communication & Marketing (C&M) Student Fellows will communicate, promote, and market Taylor programs, events, trainings, and activities. C&M Fellows are the authors and curators of various marketing platforms including, but not limited to, the Taylor newsletter, TaylorHub (our blog), event calendars, Facebook and Instagram. This team is also in charge of photographing events, directing short promotional and informational videos, and graphic design work.


CI Social Venture Accelerator GA (1 position) The CI graduate assistant will work together with staff to develop, organize, promote, and execute Taylor’s social venture accelerator program. The GA will plan the institute (review previous year’s evaluation materials, revise curriculum, recruit  participants and secure mentors and speakers) and then execute the program in the spring, which will include weekly meetings and 4 Saturday sessions with accepted ventures.

Life Design Assessment GA (1 position) The Life Design Graduate Assistant will work together with Taylor staff to communicate, promote, support, and expand meaningful life design programming at Tulane University - helping students identify where their academic interests intersect with their desire to create positive social impact. The Life  Design GA's primary responsibility will be assessing the impact of TYL courses, providing administrative support to "Taylor Your Life" (TYL) classes, and supporting programming in the Changemaker Residential Learning Community (RLC).

 Research and Scholarship in Social Innovation GA (up to 2 positions) The GA for Research and Scholarship in Social Innovation will help design, execute, and support a range of scholarly and applied research-related activities at Taylor. Work will include co-authoring and proofreading scholarly products as well as designing data collection activities. The individual will be part of the research team at Taylor and will be expected to meet regularly and coordinate efforts with others.

Design Facilitation for Social Impact GA (at least 1 position) The GA for Design Facilitation for Social Impact will help run training experiences for campus and lay audiences in design thinking for social impact. This GA might also lead groups in design-led processes to address challenges. The work will be part of regular design for social impact programming at Taylor (I.e. Fast 48), as well as contribute to custom design facilitation and/or trainings (TBD). The individual will be part of the Taylor design thinking team and will be expected to work with other trainers and facilitators.   

Applications are due May 19 at 11:59 PM (rolling for GAs); apply at: http://bit.ly/Taylor_StudentFellowships_2019

Questions? Contact Julia Lang, jlang@tulane.edu 

New Orleans, LA
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