Jobs and Internships

Community Engagement Manager

The Community Engagement Manager leads strategies that foster mutually beneficial community engagement in the St. Louis region between students and community partners. This position’s primary responsibility is to lead the design, curriculum, implementation and scaling of a signature St. Louis fellowship program to cultivate students as civic leaders and contribute substantially to regional progress.

This position uplifts Washington University’s St. Louis Initiative, a university strategic planning priority to be Washington University in St. Louis, for St. Louis, and with St. Louis. The specific focus of this position is student learning and engagement as a vital component of the university’s comprehensive St. Louis Initiative. The Gephardt Institute envisions that Washington University students will embrace St. Louis as a vital part of their education, learn from and collaborate with community partners, and apply their talents to affect positive change in St. Louis. Download the full position description.

To ensure equity in our hiring process, we invite prospective candidates to email questions about the role to Sonia Sequeira, Associate Director for Community Engagement at:

All inquiries received will be answered within 5 business days.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Open Positions

Operations Manager

The Operations Manager leads the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the Gephardt Institute’s business operations, building operations, and events.

Student Engagement Specialist

The Student Engagement Specialist leads Gephardt Institute outreach and engagement initiatives with students at all levels of Washington University, including prospective, admitted, undergraduate, and graduate/professional students.