The M.A. program in political science is pleased to announce the availability of two EUPS program assistantships. Each assistantship requires approximately five hours of work per week and involves a stipend of $10,000; the stipend is paid out across the program's three semesters (fall, spring, summer), and disbursement is conditional on assistants' satisfactory work.
There are four assistantship positions available:
Website and newsletter assistant
This assistant works with program staff, primarily on publicity (including social media and alumni relations) and other projects. The WNA is a skilled communicator with experience in social media and/or print communications. Applicants to this position should submit a statement explaining why they are interested in the position and describing past work experiences that relate to the type of work required for the WNA role.
Student life assistant
This assistant works on the organization of social and academic events, helps to maintain relationships with program partners, and takes on other projects as assigned. The SLA has strong verbal communications and organizational skills and is an experienced organizational leader. Applicants to this position should submit a statement explaining why they are interested in the position and describing past work experiences that relate to the type of work required for the SLA role.
Research assistant (2)
Research assistants collaborate with program faculty and staff on research and/or creative projects and take on specific projects as assigned. Research assistants have excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills. Applicants to these positions should submit a statement explaining why they are interested in position and describing past research work. They are also encouraged to submit a sample of a research paper that showcases their research skills.
Applicants apply for assistantships at the same time as they apply to the program. If you have already been accepted, you may still submit your application. Details about the process of applying for assistantships is available on the application page.