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Administrative Intern - Sexual Violence Response

Department: 
Sexual Violence Response
Graduate

Position Title: Administrative Intern, Sexual Violence Response & Rape Crisis/Anti-Violence Support Center (SVR)

Schedule: Flexible 15-20 hours/week Monday-Friday during business hours of operation 9:00am-6:00pm (Lerner Hall) or 9:00am – 5:00pm (Bard Hall at CUMC)

Start Date: Summer/Fall of 2017

Location: Sexual Violence Response (Morningside Campus OR Columbia Medical Center)

Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour

Position Description:

Administrative Interns provide office coverage and support with administrative tasks and special projects.  Interns respond to student walk-ins and phone calls and direct individuals to the appropriate resources. Mandatory crisis response training is required.  

Responsibilities:

  • Direct students seeking services to appropriate staff and resources
  • Answer the main office line to direct callers to appropriate resources
  • Refer employees and students interested in learning more about SVR to the appropriate staff member
  • Assist with administrative tasks and projects as assigned
  • Plan and assist with awareness events and other SVR relate events throughout the year
  • Maintain confidentiality to the level of SVR protocol (including written and printed materials)
  • Adhere to SVR and Columbia Health policies, procedures and protocols

Qualifications:

  • Current  graduate student at Columbia University in good judicial and academic standing
  • Must be able to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to follow through with assigned tasks and commitments
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Strong understanding of sexual violence and relationship violence (preferred)
  • Ability to work well in a high-stress environment and comfortable interacting with students in crisis
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment with a commitment to social justice practice

To Apply:

Email cover letter, resume, preferred work location (Lerner Hall or CUMC) and anticipated availability to:

By submitting an application for this position, you grant SVR permission to perform a judicial and academic standing check with your school/institution. Positions are open until filled.

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Ashley
Delphia

Go Ask Alice! Writer

Department: 
Alice! Health Promotion
Graduate

Interested in health-related topics? Love to write? Alice! Health Promotion is now hiring graduate students for part-time writing positions!

Graduate students serve as the writing team responsible for the well-known health question-and-answer Internet resource, Go Ask Alice!. For this part-time (five hours per week) graduate position, writers are required to have excellent conversational and technical writing skills and familiarity with or knowledge of the health, mental health, and/or medical fields. Writers must meet weekly deadlines and be enrolled in a Columbia University or affiliate graduate program. Special consideration will be given to those with both a health and writing background. The position allows for the ability to work remotely and is funded throughout the calendar year (including the summer months).

Expected Start Date: May 2017

For consideration, please submit resume, cover letter, and two writing samples (one conversational and one technical/academic/professional, each about 300 words) to Katie Wilkinson at kcw2140@cumc.columbia.edu. All electronic documents should be sent as a Word or PDF attachment. Resumes without writing samples will not be considered for this position.

 

Contact Information

Katie
Wilkinson

Information Specialist

Department: 
Alice! Health Promotion
Undergraduate
Work Study

Alice! is now actively recruiting for an Information Specialist to gather facts, resources, and the latest research findings for the Go Ask Alice! health Q&A Internet resource. Minimum qualifications include: strong research, along with written and verbal communication skills. Ability to translate complex concepts into everyday language, familiarity with health and science and ability to work with sensitive health-related content is preferred. Must be able to work in both independent and team-oriented settings.

The selected student must be available to work 10 hours per week in the Alice! Health Promotion office, primarily between 9am and 5pm M-F.  To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Alice! via email at alice@columbia.edu or fax at 212 854 8949.

Contact Information

Katie
Wilkinson
Last updated October 09, 2014