Opportunities for Students
STUDENT ASSISTANT TO STUDENT PROGRAMS
The assistant for student programs will assist with the many undergraduate programs of the Kellogg Institute, preparing for student information meetings, student events, orientations, workshops and dinners. Strong writing skills would be useful. The assistant will work with databases and conduct research regarding comparable programs as well as orientations. Proficiency in Spanish is useful. 6-8 hrs/week
STUDENT ASSISTANT TO MAIN OFFICE AND TRAVELING TRUNKS PROGRAM
The student assistant to the main office reports to the Office Coordinator for the Kellogg Institute. Duties include general office work, data entry, database updates, mailings, publicity, errands, answering phones and greeting people in the main office, etc. The student will also work to assist in the management of the Traveling Trunks program, an outreach to local elementary and high school teachers. This involves keeping track of the borrowing of twelve different trunks, checking inventory, database management, Internet research, etc. Additional duties as needed. The candidate should work well under minimal supervision and be able to work independently. Lunchtime availability is a must. 4-6 hrs/week
STUDENT ASSISTANT TO THE FORD PROGRAM SILC PROJECT
This student will work exclusively on the Ford Program's Savings Internal Lending Communities (SILC) project in Uganda. The student will be compiling, organizing, and as capacity allows, analyzing financial data from members of 100 savings groups in Uganda. The student will be working closely with Ford Program researchers and faculty in Notre Dame's Department of Economics. Experience working with datasets, along with skills in excel and/or STATA, and knowledge of international development studies or microfinance are preferred. Student will be expected to communicate with supervisor via skype or zoom meetings. No requirement on the times for work, which can be entirely remote. 5-6 hrs/week, with opportunities for additional hours.
STUDENT ASSISTANT FOR RESEARCH, GRANTS, AND STEWARDSHIP
The student will provide support for the management of Kellogg research programs as well as the processing of gifts and grants. Duties may include academic and nonacademic internet research, data compilation, and general office support (including supervised file, database, and project management). The student will assist also with the drafting of written material, including internal memos, communications, and reports. Excellent organizational and writing skills required, in addition to proficiency with Google drive and Microsoft Office, particularly Excel. Flexible schedule, 5-6 hrs/week.
STUDENT MULTIMEDIA ASSISTANT
The student will provide support to the Multimedia Communications Specialist in publicizing events and managing photographs. Principal duties include providing initial preparation of weekly events eblasts (including placing text and photos into a template layout using Mailchimp cloud-based software), adding events to the Notre Dame calendar, sending weekly event information to TheWeek@ND, creating Facebook events, and downloading, cataloguing, and tagging photographs. Other office tasks and special projects may also be assigned. Proficiency with Mac computers, Google apps, and Microsoft office is required; experience in photo editing (Photoshop or Canva), Mailchimp, Facebook, and Conductor helpful, but training is provided. Keen attention to detail and dependability are essential. 6-9 hrs/week.
STUDENT WEB/COMM PROJECTS ASSISTANT
The student will work with the Communications Manager on the Kellogg website and other communications tasks. Web tasks include monitoring current web pages, editing existing text and photos, and posting new content using the software Drupal, a cloud-based content management system (CMS). Other tasks include preparing weekly Comm Team meeting agendas, entering marketing data into Google spreadsheets, writing and posting brief news stories, and formatting citations (Chicago style). Other office tasks and special projects may also be assigned. Proficiency with Mac computers, Google apps, and Microsoft office is required; experience in photo editing (Photoshop or Canva), HTML, or Drupal helpful, but training is provided. Keen attention to detail, excellent writing skills, and dependability are essential. 6-9 hrs/week.
STUDENT ASSISTANT TO HESBURGH CENTER
The student assistant to the Hesburgh Center reports to the Hesburgh Center Administrative Coordinator for the Kellogg Institute. Duties include general office work, locking and unlocking rooms, some light event assistance, errands, answering phones, and greeting people in the Hesburgh Center, etc. The candidate should work well under minimal supervision and be able to work independently. Availability 1.5 hours per day Mon-Fri. between the hours of 12-2pm is a must. 4.5 hours/week.