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Taylor student employees are paraprofessionals who are responsible for creating and implementing Taylor programs and increasing campus and community awareness of Taylor.


  • Students must commit to working with Taylor for a full academic year.
  • Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire period of employment
  • Must maintain at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0

Graduate Assistant Positions

Administrative Support

Primary duties include assisting with general operations of the administrative office.

Changemaker Institute (CI)

This position works together with staff to develop, organize, promote, and execute Taylor’s social venture accelerator program.

Design Thinking for Social Impact

This position will help run training experiences for campus and lay audiences in design thinking for social impact.

Design Thinking at Taylor Warehouse

This position will support the design of design thinking offerings at Tulane’s downtown schools, as well as programs that engage non-Tulane affiliated changemakers.

Life Design GA

This position will work together with Taylor staff to communicate, promote, support, and expand meaningful life design programming at Tulane University.

Research and Scholarship (R&S)

This position will help design, organize, and support a range of activities to cultivate Research and Scholarship activities on campus and in our community to support social innovation and changemaking research and research pathways.

Teaching assistantships: Some undergraduate courses require teaching assistants knowledgeable about the content and able to support student learning. For more information, contact Rebecca Otten at

Student Fellows

Communications Student Fellow – Photography & Design will create & distribute visual content to Taylor’s website, social media channels, email newsletter, print designs, videos, and more.

The Communications Student Fellow – Digital Content will create & distribute content to Taylor’s website, social media channels, email newsletter, print designs, videos, and more

Current Taylor Student Employees

Image of Alex Widman, Design Thinking Graduate Assistant in the Taylor Center

Alex Widman

Image of Gabrielle Mollineau, Taylor Center Design Thinking Graduate Assistant

Gabrielle Mollineau

Image of student staff member Kosi Efeji

Kosi Ifeji

Image of Theresa Dempsey, Graduate Assistant for the Taylor Center

Theresa Dempsey

Past Student Employees

2020 – 2021

Fall 2020

2019 – 2020

2016 – 17

  • Alexandra Bourguignon
  • Joshua Christian
  • Javier Gonzalez
  • Kristen Hill
  • Rhea Lewis
  • Lani Nguyen
  • Piper Serra
  • Ruth Yue Yao


  • Lillian Bacon
  • Derek Bednarski
  • Hunter Clark
  • Anne Heinrichs
  • Hannah Horowitz
  • Sofie Kodner
  • Emma Lisec
  • Gaetano Trachtenberg

2009 – 2015

  • Melanie Barlow
  • Samantha Bosalavage
  • Matt Bourda
  • Mary Bryan
  • Jessica Callahan
  • Mike Celone
  • Sarah Cullum
  • Carrie Ducote (Martinez)
  • Angela Filardo
  • Jimmy Flotken
  • Claire Galley
  • Elias Garcia
  • Rachel Garcia
  • Andrew Grin
  • Ophir Haberer
  • Ryan Hitchens
  • Ben Mauro
  • Kayla Morris
  • Nhu Ngoc Pham
  • Billy Schrero
  • Mackenzie Shade
  • Lilah Shepard
  • Anastasia Tencza
  • Emma You


  • Interested in seeing some of the cool and amazing work Taylor Student Employees are doing? Dive into our student-curated blog.
  • For more information about student employment opportunities, email
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