The Gephardt Institute’s Opportunities Newsletter features campus and community opportunities available to WashU students, faculty, and staff. We encourage community partners seeking volunteers or promoting initiatives to submit announcements on our submissions page.

The newsletter is emailed to thousands of members of the WashU campus community each Thursday during fall and spring semesters.

Subscribe today to receive the
Opportunities Newsletter in your inbox!

Apply to be a BEAR Leader

BEAR leaders support the Bear Beginnings orientation program by leading 15-18 first-year students through one of a choice of themes during the Immersive Experience Program (IEP), which provides first-year students the opportunity to develop their community by engaging on and off campus in a three day small group experience. Themes include Arts Under the Arch, […]

Support GlobeMed’s Annual Art Auction

Please consider being a part of GlobeMed’s annual art auction, Aesthetic! We are looking for artists from WashU to contribute art! We will accept all mediums of art, including photography and digital art. We are looking for pieces with a minimum bid of below $75. If your donated art sells, you will receive 25% of […]

Attend Title Mine’s Comment-Writing Party

Title Mine is a student-run activist movement that emerged on WashU’s campus in April 2018 to demand sexual assault policy reform on WashU’s campus. Last Thursday, the Department of Education officially released new Title IX Regulations and opened the 60-day notice & comment period, which ends on January 28. Title Mine stands strongly against Title […]

Apply for the OneUSDA Internship Program 

As part of the Federal Pathways Program, the OneUSDA Internship provides students a way to explore a career in government while gaining work experience in agriculture, natural resources, rural development, and other career fields. An internship with USDA will involve various components of on-the-job experience, mentorship, and training tailored to the student’s education, experience, and […]

Join GlobeMed’s Team for the GO! St. Louis Race Events

Join GlobeMed at WashU's team for the GO! St. Louis race events on April 5-6. You can join our team by registering for the 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, and Full Marathon, and as a part of our team, you will receive a free GlobeMed + GO! St. Louis T-Shirt, discounted race registration fees […]

Volunteer to Judge the Gateway Science Academy Science and Engineering Fair

Plans for the Gateway Science Academy Science and Engineering Fair (GSASEF) are underway. This year our fair will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at St. Louis Science Center. Participating projects will come from students in grades 5-12, and they are eager to display their projects to people like you. Our students have been […]

A Fresh View of a Historic Presidency: An Evening with Stuart Eizenstat

During a decade and a half of public service in three U.S. administrations, Ambassador Eizenstat has held a number of key senior positions, including chief White House domestic policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter. Eizenstat will join us next week to discuss his recent book President Carter: The White House Years. After the formal remarks, there […]

Attend Lunch with a Pro with Claude Marx: Journalism and Breaking into D.C.

Attend Lunch with a Pro, sponsored by the Career Center, with alumnus and award-winning journalist, Claude Marx. Mr. Marx is a reporter for FTC:WATCH, and he previously served as Washington reporter for Credit Union Times. He is currently writing a biography of William Howard Taft. The event will be held on Friday, December 7, 2-3pm in DUC […]

Apply for the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

The Coro Fellowship uses the city as a classroom to train the next generation of change makers. Today’s complex urban environments present constantly evolving challenges and opportunities, creating an increasing need for versatile leaders with the ability to forge connections and lead across the nonprofit, business and government sectors. Competitively selected applicants join an intimate […]

Attend Symposium: “Where’s the Science in Forensic Science? Seeking to Eliminate Wrongful Convictions”

Attend the inaugural symposium of the Center for Integrity in Forensic Science. Expert panelists will discuss forensic science, developments in the field, and how wrongful convictions can be prevented. Lunch will be provided. The event will be held on Thursday, November 15, 12-4:30pm in Anheuser-Busch Hall's Bryan Cave Courtroom. Register here. View more details here. […]

Mentor and Tutor Students in Chicago & NYC with SAGA Innovations

Are you passionate about education, teaching, or social justice? Undecided about what’s next or looking for a gap year? Spending a year of service with SAGA Innovations can help you sort out priorities, build new skills, and build empowering relationships with students in Chicago or New York City. As a SAGA Fellow, you’ll be part […]