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The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
New York, United States
$13,500.00 - $13,500.00
Posted Date
Jun 7, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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Reporting to the Director of Career Development, the Graduate Assistant position is a rotational position, that allows the graduate assistant to engage with all aspects of the Center for Career Development. The graduate assistant will spend roughly 1/3 of their time with the Director, 1/3 with the Associate Director, and 1/3 with the Career Coordinator.  In addition to the rotational component, the graduate assistant will help with social media and various special projects within the Career Center. 


  • Develop and maintain a social media presence for the Center for Career Development.
  • Shadow and assist members of the Center for Career Development and assist with special projects.
  • Assist in planning programs and events such as workshops, career fairs, alumni talks, and networking events.
  • Develop promotional materials and marketing for Career Development programs, resources, and events.
  • Help revise and enhance existing career development resources and create new ones, such as student newsletters, weekly announcements, industry-oriented guides, and student career profiles and interviews.
  • Assist in development of The Center for Career Development website.
  • Other duties and projects as needed and based on graduate assistant interest.


  •  A strong desire to learn about all elements of career development including counseling, programming, and employer relations.
  • Independence and flexibility. We are a small team, and this will require graduate assistants to take initiative and be open to taking on a variety of projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with students, faculty, staff, and employers representing various disciplines and industries.
  • Interest in working with students studying architecture, art, and engineering.


  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree and an interest in career development, higher education, and student development.
  • Enrollment in a graduate program in the New York City metro area is required.
  • Experience and/or interest with engineering, architecture, and the arts industries is a plus


  • This Graduate Assistant position works 15 hours per week August 15, 2022 – December 23, 2022, and January 9, 2023 – May 12, 2023.
  • The hourly rate is $25 per hour ($6750 for the fall term; $6750 for the spring term; total stipend of $13,500).
  • Work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual.
  • Exact hours and schedule to be determined based on Graduate Assistant’s availability and Cooper Union’s needs.

This is a non-union position.

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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