Graduate Student Opportunities

Global Studies Graduate Student Tuition Remission Positions

Marketing /Public Relations Position

The student is responsible for advancing the Center’s social/digital media presence on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter, and on campus media outlets. The Fellow will create social media posts, and produce digital and hard-copy publicity materials for GSC events, all with an international and educational focus. The position requires attending innovative events to gather content and interview people for articles which will be featured in GSC publications and on social media.

This position will require excellent written and oral communication skills, with an emphasis on writing in a consistent voice and tone reflective of GSC’s mission, to better promote and bring awareness to GSC’s multi-faceted goals. They will also be required to have knowledge of creating online content for social media and websites, along with an understanding of how to write public relations copy for a variety of audiences and purposes. Ideally, this GSC intern will also have a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and SEO (search engine optimization), though these skills are not required. The position will require some weekend and evening hours when events are held.

The Fellowship requires 20 hours per week with compensation of full tuition remission. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume and two samples of fliers and links to social media posts. Click here for submission link.

 

Logistics and information Coordinator Position

The student is responsible for production of the GSC’s weekly news and events and maintaining an internal activity database, in addition to maintaining GSC’s website.  The student will support GSC events including conferences, mini courses and Governor’s School oftentimes serving as the interface with international speakers when arranging travel, lodging, etc. The student must demonstrate professional work etiquette including strong interpersonal skills, writing skills, the ability to work independently and be detail oriented.  Experience with website platforms and electronic marketing required. Apply here.

Logistics and information Coordinator Position Requirements:

Must be enrolled in a University of Pittsburgh graduate program by Fall 2019.

Must demonstrate professional work etiquette including: strong interpersonal skills, public speaking and writing skills, ability to work independently, detail oriented, and forward thinking.

Must have experience with website platforms. Working knowledge of Drupal preferred but not required.

 

Community Engagement Position

The position will support programming for university, K-12 and community engagement carried out by the Global Studies Center. The position will support programming from registration, implementation to evaluation. The student will be required to secure room set up, technology requirements, signage, etc.  They will be required to maintain databases for GSC constituent groups including the Governor’s School for Global and International Studies, K-12 educators, etc. The position will require some weekend and evening hours when events are held. Applications are due April 12, 2019

Community Engagement Requirements:

Must be enrolled in a University of Pittsburgh graduate program by Fall 2019.

Must demonstrate professional work etiquette including: strong interpersonal skills, public speaking and writing skills, ability to work independently, detail oriented, and forward thinking.

Must have experience in program management and interfacing with the public.

Submit Cover letter and resume here https://ucis.submittable.com/submit/137321/2019-2020-global-studies-graduate-tuition-remission-community-engagement-positio

 

The Global Studies Center of Pittsburgh seeks an Information Specialist for Summer 2019.  

Working with GSC administrators the intern will create a database using Filemaker Pro and other information processing tasks. The internship will require 10-15 hours per week for completion of project by August 2019.  The Information Specialist Intern will receive partial tuition remission that will be credited to the student's PeopleSoft account for the 2019 summer academic term. The outcome will be the creation of a database for GSC administrators to house information pertinent to their program for easy access and maneuverability. Click here to submit cover letter and resume by April 5, 2019. Click here to apply

 

Information Specialist Requirements:

Must be enrolled in a University of Pittsburgh program in Summer 2019.

Must demonstrate experience in designing and building databases. Working knowledge of Filemaker preferred by not required.

Must demonstrate experience designing and completing a technical project, meeting deadlines, ability to work independently, and detail oriented.