Job and Internship Posts


2020-2021 Public Histories/Public Futures GSR position: Web Design, Social Media and Community Outreach Coordinator

INQUIRE SUSANMOFFAT@BERKELEY.EDU IMMEDIATELY FOR MORE INFO; COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE JUNE 19. The Global Urban Humanities Initiative is hiring a GSR for its new community-engaged research and teaching program "Public Histories/Public Futures." The GSR position is for a Web Design, Social Media and Community Outreach Coordinator for the 2020-2021 academic year. 9.5 hours/week, $20/hr. More

Summer 2020 GSR for Othering and Belonging Institute

STARTS IMMEDIATELY. The Othering and Belonging Institute (formerly Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society) is looking for Graduate Student Researchers for a summer position to start immediately. This is a 25 hours/week position that will support the Institute's emerging COVID-19 work, "What's Next? A Network for Building a Shared Future Where Everyone Belongs." More

Transfer Student Center Hiring 2020-2021 Peer Advocate Leads

DEADLINE MAY 1. The Transfer Student Center is hiring Peer Advocate Leads for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. Peer Advocate Leads play a critical role in ensuring that the project team is meeting project goals and objectives. The job pays $15.59 per hour, averages a 10-hour commitment week, and requires the student be work-study eligible. More

OMCA Mellon Curatorial Fellow

TARGET JOB START DATE: JULY 1. Working with the Director of Content Development, and in close partnership with the Senior Curator of Art and Curator of Photography, the Mellon Curatorial Fellow will research and develop gallery installations, and assist in the development of major temporary exhibition projects in keeping with OMCA’s community-engaged and collaborative frameworks and methods. Additionally, the Fellow will assist with major exhibitions projects, work on collection research and cataloguing, and participate in program evaluation and professional training and networking. More

NEH Summer Institute: Engaging Geography in the Humanities, July 6-24

DEADLINE MAR 1. The Humanities Center at Northeastern University in Boston will host a three-week NEH Summer Institute exploring the possibilities and productive tensions at the intersection of geography and the humanities by engaging with readings, lectures, discussions, workshops, and field visits. 25 university and college faculty from the humanities and related disciplines will learn concepts and methods from geography and how to apply these approaches to their own research and teaching. More


MIG Seeks Full-Time Art Director in Berkeley

MIG’s in-house creative services team specializes in branding, marketing and strategic communications that promote social causes and advance the common good. With a focus on equity and inclusivity, MIG partners primarily with public-sector agencies to improve local communities and the world we live in. This is a hands-on role in a multidisciplinary environment where you will provide overarching design direction, lead concept development and bring your ideas to life. More

NYU Shanghai Tenured/Tenure-track Position in Art History 

NYU Shanghai is currently inviting applications for a tenured/tenure-track position at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor in Art History. We are especially interested in candidates who have completed a Ph.D. in the History of Architecture and/or Urbanism of  East Asia, with a particular interest in scholars focusing on China. Candidates who have completed a Ph.D. in Architecture focusing on East Asian history would also be considered. Chronological focus of research may be premodern or modern, but an ability to teach outside the immediate period of expertise is preferred.

Applicants should have earned their Ph.D. by November 2019.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and electronic copies of at least one publication/writing sample. Applicants are asked to include the names of three referees with their application.

Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to U.S. institutions with respect to research start-up funds and compensation, and they include housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the NYU Global Network, engaging in both research and teaching.    

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. . Please visit our website for instructions and other information on how to apply. To apply, follow this link. If you have any questions, please email the NYUSH NY Office of Faculty Recruitment  at


About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

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Open Call for Local Artists and Curators

APPLY NOW THROUGH OCT 20. The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts announces two new opportunities for local artists and curators. Through October 20th, YBCA is seeking proposals for curatorial projects in the Second Floor Galleries, which range from a discrete project space of 760 square feet to up to a more expansive exhibition space comprised of 3,500 square feet. They are also calling for artists' proposals to create a mural on the wavy wall of its Theater building on 3rd street, a highly traveled connective corridor where bicyclists, pedestrians, cars, buses, international travelers, convention attendees, workers, and families pass through (60'1" long x 12' high). More

Sept 6-27 Introduction to Geospatial Tools and Techniques Workshops

The GIF (Geospatial Innovation Facility) is happy to announce their upcoming Introduction to Geospatial Tools and Techniques workshops. They offer hands-on applications oriented training in a variety of geospatial topics. Workshop fees are available FREE of charge for all UC students, faculty and staff. Workshop fees are now $150 for non-UC affiliates. Attendance is first come, first serve. ALL WORKSHOPS TAKE PLACE ON FRI AFTERNOONS FROM 1-4P IN 124 MULFORD. More

Open Call for Bay Area Artists

DEADLINE AUG 20. The City of Albany welcomes submissions of art for display in the Albany Community Center, a high-traffic site at 1249 Marin Ave. More information at

Introduction to Geospatial Tools and Techniques Workshops Sept 6-27

REGISTER ONLINE. The GIF (Geospatial Innovation Facility) is happy to announce their upcoming Introduction to Geospatial Tools and Techniques workshops. They offer hands-on applications oriented training in a variety of geospatial topics. Workshop fees are available FREE of charge for all UC students, faculty and staff. Workshop fees are now $150 for non-UC affiliates. Attendance is first come, first serve. ALL WORKSHOPS TAKE PLACE ON FRI AFTERNOONS FROM 1-4P IN 124 MULFORD.

Executive Assistant at the Non-Profit Housing Association

DEADLINE AUG 16. The Executive Assistant will support the Executive Director to work efficiently on leading and advancing NPH's strategic priorities, campaigns, and programmatic goals, and guiding systems and operational structures. More

Advocacy & Community Engagement Manaer at the Non-Profit Housing Association (NPH) 

DEADLINE AUG 16. The Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California is hiring an Advocacy & Community Engagement Manager. They will support the implementation and expansion of NPH's affordable housing advocacy and engagement initiatives through work that includes data collection and analysis; program development and implementation; coalition building and member engagement; affordable housing resident engagement and voter programs; and campaign administration. More

Global Urban Humanities is Looking to Fill 2 Work-Study Positions for 2019-2020: Communications Assistant and Accounting and Administrative Assistant

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR BOTH WORK-STUDY POSITIONS. We are looking for a detail-oriented Accounting and Administrative Assistant and a tech-saavy Communications Assistant to work in our office at Wurster Hall. Tasks will include making purchases and submitting reimbursement requests to ERSO, general office and event support, and designing outreach materials and social media. Both positions are 5-8 hours week and we are seeking students who can work through the 2019-2020 academic year. Communications Assistant (Work-Study Job ID# 4638833519) Accounting and Administrative Assistant (Work-Study Job ID# 3152775858)

Gehl seeks Public Life Data Analyst & Product Manager

DEADLINE JULY 31. Gehl in Copenhagen is seeking a Public Life Data Analyst & Product Manager. They are looking for a person with dynamic software development skills and data science background. As a bonus, the candidate has spatial design and design thinking experience. With these skills, the candidate would join an exciting team working on innovation at Gehl. More

Cultural Peer Mentor for 2019-2020

FINAL DEADLINE IS JULY 26. FILL OUTONLINE APPLICATION. Becoming a Cultural Peer Mentor is a fun and unique leadership opportunity for Cal students to meet visiting international students and help with their social and cultural transition to Berkeley. This semester, the Berkeley International Study Program will welcome approximately 500 international students who come to study at UC Berkeley for 1-2 semesters, and the Cultural Peer Mentors are instrumental in assisting them with their transition and integration. Intercultural, interpersonal and event planning skills are desirable for this one year volunteer position. More

Kirk Underhill Graduate Prize

DEADLINE MAY 31. The Kirk Underhill Graduate Prize of $250 will be awarded for the best research paper on a British Studies topic by a UC Berkeley graduate student prior to advancing to candidacy. Papers must be nominated by a faculty member by May 31. More

4/26 Townsend Center Workshop: "Inside Dope: Life as a Humanist"

DEADLINE TO APPLY ONLINE IS APRIL 12, FIRST-COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS. To showcase the variety of lives and livelihoods of humanities and humanistic social science PhDs, the Townsend Center and the Graduate Division invite ten Berkeley PhD graduates working in a range of careers to lead small group discussions with current and recent PhD students. These discussions give doctoral students the opportunity both to learn about others' career experiences and to gain insight into their own paths. UCB PhD students at any stage and recent UCB PhD graduates whose field of study is in the arts, humanities or humanistic social sciences are eligible. More

Berkeley History, Literature and Publishing Internship

DEADLINE 3/1. SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO PATRICIA WAKIDA, Want to learn more about the city of Berkeley? Interested in publishing? The California Institute for Community, Art and Nature is an organization based in Berkeley, CA devoted to bringing together creative vitality, historical and cultural context, and social innovation through publications and public events. We are currently offering spring internships where you will gain valuable experience in diverse aspects of book publishing by working in the research, editorial, production, marketing, and special events stages of an anthology of Berkeley literature. 3 month internship (Mar-May with flexibility), approximately 8 hrs/wk. Unpaid internship but can receive course credit. More

Apply to LA Review of Books Publishing Workshop

DEADLINE: MAR 1, APPLY HERE. The LARB/USC summer program on careers in the publishing industry is a three-week workshop that gives attendees the chance to meet and learn from some of the leading figures in the worlds of digital and print publishing. It will be held on the campus of the University of Southern California from July 7-26. Participants can expect to learn about best practices in the publishing industry and to make contacts at institutions like the LARB. The workshop will also offer attendees guidance on resumes, cover letters, and networking skills. More

Describe your project or research for a chance to win a $100 Gift Card and be published in GradNews

DEADLINE MAR 11. Every day, on and off the Berkeley campus, thousands of our graduate students conduct fascinating research or pursue professional projects and the Graduate Division wants to know what you are discovering. Submit an essay about what you are doing and discovering this semester to GradNews and receive a $100 Amazon gift card, plus your essay will be published in GradNews, which reaches more than 10,000 Berkeley graduate students each month. More

Berkeley Undergraduate Journal of Classics (BUJC) is looking for editors for Spring 2019

DEADLINE FEB 14. The Berkeley Undergraduate Journal of Classics (BUJC) is excited to announce that we are seeking new editors for Spring 2019. BUJC publishes papers and translations expanding the field of Classics and study of the ancient Mediterranean world. We seek to establish a channel for interdepartmental exhange and collaboration by providing a common medium through which undergraduates from all relevant disciplines can actively engage in one another's work. The application for the position consists of a writing sample, which must be emailed to Please also relay any questions and concerns to this email. 


GIS Mapping Student Assistant Position for Fall 2018

The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society is hiring a GIS Mapping Student Assistant for Fall 2018. To apply, send as one electronic document, your resume, letter of interest (no more than 2 pages), and project samples to with subject line "EM Student Assistant Application."

HAAS Institute Artist in Residence 2018-2019

DEADLINE: Sept 10, 11:59p. The Haas Institute is pleased to announce an open call for its first Artist in Residence program, a new position that will advance the Institute's focus on arts and culture as a primary way to further our collective vision of inclusion and belonging. The first Artist in Residence will be selected by a diverse group of public artists, advocates, and partners from the Haas Institute and its netowrk. The work will be presented at the Institute's bi-annual Othering & Belonging conference in 2019, but should engage a broader audience through process and/or outcomes.

2018-2019 CAA Internship Programs

Beginning in September 2018, the College Art Association will begin a new internship program in its New York office for undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates. The program is designed for those who wish to gain experience and devlops kills in the following areas: Events and Conference Programming, Publications and Digital Publications, Marketing & Communications, and Membership Development. More

Global Urban Humanities is hiring for a Work-Study Accounting and Administrative Assistant

We are looking for a detail-oriented accounting and administrative assistant to work in our office at Wurster Hall. Tasks will include making purchases and submitting reimbursement requests to Bearbuy, general office and event support, and updating the program website and social media. The position is 8-10 hours week and we are seeking someone who can work through the 2018-2019 academic year. (Work-Study Job ID: 2642186127) More

TNDC Hiring Community Organizing Manager

Affordable housing developer, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development (TNDC), is hiring a manager for its Community Organizing Department. This is a great opportunity to work on a variety of community development and community engagement issues with a really amazing team in the Tenderloin, "the most interesting neighborhood in San Francisco." More

Summer-Fall 2018 Arts Internship with Love the Bulb

Internship Dates: June 11 - December 31, 2018

Application Deadline: Monday, June 4, 2018

Love the Bulb is a community arts organization that presents performance and participatory art projects at a public park known as the Albany Bulb, about 4 miles from the UC Berkeley campus. Love the Bulb is seeking an intern to help plan and execute a September dance festival and other events. 5-10 hours per week. Position is unpaid but the organization will help the intern assemble a strategic portfolio of work that can help with future employment. More

UC Irvine Job: Assistant Professor, International Studies

The International Studies Program at the University of California, Irvine invites applications from outstanding scholars involved in critical interdisciplinary global research with substantive foci in political, sociocultural, historical, legal, geographical and economic issues to apply for a tenure-track assistant professor position. All candidates with a research agenda that engages complex global issues and cuts across foci in creative ways will be considered. Candidates should address explicitly how critical and global perspectives are deployed and/or local-global dimensions feature in their research. More

UCLA Faculty Position in Latina/o Urban Issues

UCLA's Department of Chicana/o Studies and Department of Urban Planning invite applications from Urban Studies scholars for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Scholars with varied research interests including but not limited to neighborhood change, community development, social mobility, race and ethnicity, immigration, and urban planning in minority communities are encouraged to apply. More

California Institute for Community, Art, and Nature
Position: Part Time Administrative and Operations Associate

Reports to:  Malcolm Margolin, Project Director

Salary: $20 hourly wage

Hours: 20 per week. (More hours are possible, depending on applicant’s needs and abilities, the flow of work, and the availability of funds.)

Overall: The Administrative and Operations Associate will be responsible for the internal operations and administrative functioning of the organization. She/he will report to the Director and work closely with the Director, Associate Director, and with the staff and managers of specific Institute projects. This is an exciting opportunity to join some of California’s most innovative, well-respected, and in some cases world-renowned writers, thinkers, environmentalists, advocates for social justice, and visionaries of a better world in launching a new organization. The Administrative and Operations Associate will be instrumental in supporting the organization’s impact and strategic expansion.



The California Institute for Community, Art, and Nature is a fiscally sponsored project of Earth Island Institute. The work revolves around topics such as California Indian cultural heritage; balancing preservation of endangered places and species with the inevitability of change; Bay Area history, ecology, and the importance of the literary arts in shaping our deepest values; and how we provide inspiration and support to those who are fighting for a more sustainable and spiritually abundant world.

The work is guided by a few core beliefs: that in the long run, the battle for a sustainable, healthy, diverse, and beautiful world is not only a battle for land-use laws and policies, but is a battle for the human imagination; that the arts are the doorway into the human imagination; that the human race is capable of embracing change and achieving greatness; and that great work can best be done with joy and laughter.

Job Description: As the first staff member, fulfilling this position will require skills that range from the nuts-and-bolts of routine office work—filing, data entry, responding to emails, scheduling appointments, light bookkeeping, etc.—to more advanced, creative, and challenging work. Specifically

Help establish and maintain procedures for dealing with telephone calls, emails, and written inquiries from supporters, collaborators, donors, the public, etc.

Help institute and eventually maintain simple bookkeeping systems for monitoring budgets, tracking income and expense, paying bills, etc.

Work with the Director and Associate Director to create and eventually service a website and appropriate social media to effectively communicate with supporters and the general public.

Drawing on the database and the Director’s personal contacts, help assemble an advisory committee.

Work with the Director and the Associate Director to solicit funding from individuals and grants from foundations. Maintaining calendars for grant reporting and benchmarking, as well tracking project budgets.

Project management. There will be several semi-independent projects, each with its own budget, project leader, and staff, each operating on its own schedule. The administrative associate will serve as a communication link between the Director, the project staff, and the funders or supporters, with additional guidance and support from the Associate Director.

Coordinate events, panels, receptions, presentations, tours, etc. This will involve helping the Director line up speakers or performers, dealing with logistics, helping publicize the event when open to the general public, and often attending the event as well.

Provide back up and support to the Director as needed.

Take initiative to make improvements to systems and processes wherever possible.

Other possibilities: Depending upon interest, experience, and ability hours may be expanded with involvement in research and implementation for specific projects.

Required skills and experience:

Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to take initiative, prioritize, complete work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines.

Ease, transparency, and social grace in dealing with diverse people.

Desirable skills and experience

Proficiency in various computer programs such as Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Facebook, Salesforce, WordPress, and bookkeeping software such as Quicken or Quickbooks.

Experience in events management, project management, grantwriting, fundraising, and bookkeeping.


Those wishing to discuss the position further should submit a resume and a covering letter to California Institute for Community, Art, and Nature, attn. Malcolm Margolin. Please send it electronically to

Earth Island Institute provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.