Jobs and Internships

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. With an eye toward broad and strategic outreach, this position focuses on engaging students to foster their awareness and involvement in Gephardt Institute programs and the breadth of civic learning and engagement opportunities at Washington University and in St. Louis.

This position facilitates student awareness and involvement in civic life through the planning and execution of engagement initiatives and events, new student orientation programming focused on engagement with the St. Louis community, coordinating key aspects of the Gephardt Student Internship Program, and serving as a primary point of contact for students and student-led groups. Download the full position description.

Graduates with a May 2022 degree are encouraged to apply.



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: soniasequeira@wustl.edu.

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.