There are currently no openings at the India China Institute.  The following jobs are examples of positions at the India China Institute that we hire students for. Applications are always accepted, as we often hire student Research Assistants throughout the year.

To apply to a posted position, please write to Grace Hou with “Job Opening – [position name]” in the subject line.

 

Student Research Assistant

The Research Assistant assists in tasks relating to research projects within the institute, as well as with internal administrative needs. This position requires good educational standing; excellent writing skills; demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility; ability to work independently as well as effectively in groups; and strong interpersonal & organizational skills. The person in this position is expected to communicate clearly and courteously; to develop and maintain positive relationships with professors, consultants, collaborators, co-workers, field sites, and funders. The ideal candidate will also have advanced skills in Excel and be attentive to university policies & procedures.

Preference will be given to students who are:

  • Creative
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized
  • Able to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Interested in India and/or China
  • Federal Work Study students are strongly encouraged to apply

Previous work experience within The New School is plus. Both graduate and undergraduate students are welcome to apply.

 

Public Events Coordinator

The Events Coordinator will assist in tasks relating to research projects within the institute, as well as with internal administrative needs. This position requires good educational standing; excellent writing and communication skills; close attention to details; ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment; demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility; ability to work independently as well as effectively in groups; and strong interpersonal & organizational skills.

Previous experience organizing and coordinating public events is desirable. Previous work experience within The New School is plus.

Student will assist in coordination of events such as conferences, symposium, public lectures and film screenings. Duties may include creation of promotional materials and communication with university and external populations, maintenance of events’ calendar and website, coordination of speakers, development and maintenance of databases/mailing lists, outreach to outside vendors and companies on behalf of the ICI, liaising with university offices such as Career Services, Audio-Visual, and Catering, and scheduling rooms for events.

Both graduate and undergraduate students are welcome to apply.

 

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