Jobs and Internships

Graduate Assistant for Student Civic Learning

The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement is hiring a paid graduate student assistant to serve as the Graduate Assistant for Student Civic Learning. This position will assist with the logistics and facilitation of the Civic Scholars Program and the St. Louis summer fellowship programs.

Alongside the institute’s professional staff, the assistant will support planning and logistics for several key Civic Scholars events, such as the fall kick-off retreat and a St. Louis-based multi-day immersion experience, as well as day immersions in the St. Louis community for summer fellows. These experiences teach students the tools for informed voting, government literacy, ethical community engagement, avenues for contacting elected officials, media literacy, and public service. All Gephardt Institute programs are nonpartisan and designed to be ideologically inclusive. Download the full position description.

We invite prospective candidates to email resumes, cover letters, and questions about the role to Alannah Glickman, Associate Director for Civic Engagement at:

Application review will begin on Monday, May 9 at 8:30am.

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