Taylor Student Fellows and Graduate Assistants (GAs) are paraprofessionals who are responsible for creating and implementing Taylor programs and increasing campus and community awareness of Taylor. Fellows and GAs commit to working with Taylor for a full academic year. Available positions for 2018/2019 are below.
Student Fellowships (open to graduate and undergraduate students)
Student Fellowships are a cohort experience with robust professional development curriculum throughout the year.
Design Thinking (4 positions available)
Four DT Fellows support, help design, facilitate, promote, and execute a variety of design thinking for social impact education programs including the human-centered design “crash courses” and Fast 48 weekend bootcamp. DT Fellows are responsible for increasing awareness of DT through education, workshops, and partnerships with campus and community partners.
Communication and Marketing (3 positions available)
Three CM Student Fellows will communicate, promote and market Taylor programs, events, trainings, and activities. C&M Fellows are the authors and curators of various marketing platforms including, but not limited to, the Taylor newsletter, TaylorHub (our blog), event calendars, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. This team is also in charge of photographing events, directing short promotional and informational videos, and graphic design work
Graduate Assistantships (open only to graduate students)
GAs work on a more independent basis with their supervisor.
CI+ Social Venture Accelerator GA (1 position available)
The CI+ Social Venture Accelerator Graduate Assistant will collaborate will Taylor staff and administrators to facilitate the CI+ Social Venture Accelerator for upper-level students. In the fall, the Graduate Assistant will promote and recruit upper-class students (primarily graduate students) to participate in CI+ in the Spring. In the spring, the Graduate Assistant will help execute the Institute by hosting weekly meetings, organizing speakers, and providing weekly mentorship and support to student participants.
Life Design GA (1 position available)
The Life Design Graduate Assistant will work together with Taylor staff to communicate, promote, support, and expand meaningful life design programming at Tulane University- helping students identify where their academic interests intersect with their desire to create positive social impact. The Life Design Graduate Assistant will primarily be responsible for supporting “Taylor Your Life” (TYL) classes, and programming in the Changemaker Residential Learning Community (RLC).
Research and Scholarship in Social Innovation GA (1 position available)
The GA for Research and Scholarship in Social Innovation will help design, execute, and support a range of scholarly and applied research-related activities at the Taylor Center, including co-authoring, editing, and proofreading of manuscripts, working papers, and other scholarly products; as well as designing and conducting appropriate data collection activities using appropriate research methods, and maintaining documentation for these research projects. The individual will be part of the research team at Taylor and will be expected to meet regularly and coordinate efforts with others.
Design Facilitation for Social Impact GA (1 position available)
The GA for Design Facilitation for Social Impact will help design and offer training experiences for campus and lay audiences in design thinking for social impact, as well as lead groups through design processes to address challenges. The work will be part of regular design for social impact programming at the Taylor Center, as well as contributing to custom design facilitation and/or trainings based on special request. The individual will be part of the Taylor design thinking team and will be expected to work with other trainers and facilitators.
2017-2018 TAYLOR STUDENT FELLOWS