UCSB's Blum Center seeking applicants for Graduate Student Assistant position

by Julia McClenon, International Peer Advisor
Monday, September 09, 2019 4:02 PM

UCSB's Blum Center for Global Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development is seeking applicants for a Graduate Student Assistant position for 5-10 hours per week throughout the year. 

About the Blum Center:
The Blum Center for Global Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development is a center for campus-wide scholarly discussion, student engagement, and public programming that examines the mutually reinforcing relationship between rising levels of structural inequality and the corrosion of democracy in the United States and globally. ​Their work focuses on how deepening socio-economic inequality has weakened democratic capacities and commitments, and how democracy can be mobilized to address these trends. 

About the Position:
The Graduate Student Assistant will work together with Blum staff and two undergraduate students to advance thinking and engagement on poverty, inequality and democracy. The selected student will gain research and writing skills focused on issues of poverty, inequality, and democracy, as well as facilitation, project management, team building and public speaking experience​.

For more details on the position, click here. The application deadline is Tuesday, September 17, at 12pm PST.

How to Apply:
Compile and submit your application materials via Handshake per the instructions. ​Please contact Joanne Nowak, Academic Coordinator of the Blum Center, with any questions.