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Posted: July 29

Arete Educational Consulting is seeking students to work as tutors in chemistry, math, physics, MCAT preparation, and other related disciplines.

Position Description
Arete Educational Consulting is seeking students to work as tutors in chemistry, math, physics, MCAT preparation, and other related disciplines. Tutors should be passionate about teaching, have strong interpersonal skills, be punctual, and have a positive disposition.

Currently recruiting:

  • MCAT tutor for multiple hours per week
  • Math tutor for special needs student

Position requirements

  • MCAT tutors must have experience with the MCAT
  • Must have prior tutoring experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Time Commitment
Part-time; 5 - 20 hours per week

Compensation
TBD

Apply
To apply, please send your resume or bio to socialmedia@areteeducation.com.

Posted: July 26

The Lang Youth Medical Program at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is seeking students to work as part-time educators throughout the academic year.

Application Deadline: Fri., Aug. 5

Organization
New York-Presbyterian Lang Youth Medical Program

Position Description
The Lang Youth Medical Program at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is seeking students to work as part-time educators throughout the academic year. The program provides science and public health education to  young adults from Washington Heights and Inwood, to serve middle and high school students traditionally underrepresented in medicine. The program's curriculum is available online.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing, modifying, and co-teaching Lang Youth's curriculum on Saturdays throughout the academic year
  • Supervising Lang Youth scholars at all times while at the Medical Center and on field trips
  • Documenting and assessing scholars' progress
  • Completing administrative responsiblities as needed

Position Requirements

  • Must have completed at least two years of undergraduate coursework
  • Must have prior teaching and/or youth development experience
  • Creativity and flexibility to modify curriculum
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team to plan and facilitate teaching days

Time Commitment
Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., with a minimum commitment of one academic year.

Educators must be available on the following dates:

  • Medical/job clearance: must be completed by Sept. 21
  • Staff training: Sept. 22 and Sept. 23
  • Saturday teaching dates: Sept. 24 - April 29 (8 a.m. - 2 p.m.). One Saturday in October will be a program retreat, and educators will need to plan for more hours.

Compensation
$15 per hour

Apply
To apply, please complete the online interest form in which you may upload your resume and cover letter.

Posted: July 26

The Columbia Aging Center is seeking a student to work as a media/web services assistant.

Position Description
The Columbia Aging Center is seeking a student to work as a media/web services assistant who will support the Senior Science and Strategy Officer. In addition to website management, the assistant will also participate in program and event management, including lectures, workshops, and receptions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Center's website, including content creation and visual design
  • Developing and maintaining the Center's social media presence on different platforms
  • Managing and reviewing data stored in the Center's databases on Access, Filemaker, and SQL
  • Creating visual designs for invitations, posters, and signage for events and marketing
  • Assisting in program and event management

Position requirements

  • Proficiency with Drupal and Wordpress
  • Proficiency with Photoshop and experience with graphic design
  • Proficiency with Access, Filemaker, and SQL
  • Proficiency with multiple social media platforms
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

Time commitment
Part-time; 10 - 15 hours per week

Compensation
$16 per hour

Apply
To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Caitlin Hawke, Senior Science and Strategy Officer.

Posted: May 18

The Dean of Students Office will hold reduced hours from May 31 to August 26.

The Dean of Students Office will hold reduced hours from May 31 to August 26.

DOS Summer Hours:
Mon. - Thurs., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri., 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Event Dates and Times: Mondays - Thursdays, Aug. 15 - Sept. 1, 4 p.m.
Location: UAH Conference Room, 401 West 119th Street

The Columbia Off-Campus Housing Assistance (OCHA) office invites students to attend free off-campus apartment-hunting workshops.

The Columbia Off-Campus Housing Assistance (OCHA) office invites students to attend free off-campus apartment-hunting workshops.

Workshop Dates
All workshops are held at 4 p.m.

  • Mon., Aug. 15 - Thurs., Aug. 18
  • Mon., Aug. 22 - Thurs., Aug. 25
  • Mon., Aug. 29 - Thurs., Sept. 1

Students may also view the OCHA Webinar about finding housing in New York City.

No registration required.

Next Lecture: Studying Primordial Matter at the LHC
Date and Time:
Thurs., Sept. 8, 7 p.m.
Location: 
Science Center at Nevis Laboratories, 136 South Broadway, Irvington, NY

Nevis Laboratories invites students to attend Science-on-Hudson, a public science lecture series where Columbia physicists and scientists will present an overview of international and local experiments that they are working on. 

Event Description

Nevis Laboratories invites students to attend Science-on-Hudson, a public science lecture series, at which Columbia physicists and scientists will present an overview of international and local experiments that they are working on. Refreshments will be served before the lecture, and a question and answer session will follow.

Register

Upcoming Events

Topic: Astrophysics' Revolution: Gravitational-wave Observations and the Hidden Universe?
Date and Time: Thurs., Oct 13, 7 p.m.

Topic: Microbe-Powered Machines
Date and Time: Thurs., Nov. 10, 7 p.m.

Topic: Nature's Ultimate Time Machine: Photographing the Infant Universe
Date and Time: Thurs., Dec. 8, 7 p.m.

Date and Time: Fri., Sept. 2, 10 - 10:45 a.m.
Location: 408 Lewisohn Hall, Baer Room

Students are invited to attend an information session about the Mailman School of Public Health accelerated program for GS students.

Event Description
Students are invited to attend an information session about the Mailman School of Public Health accelerated program for GS students. Senior program administrators will be present to answer questions. This information session is open to GS undergraduate students and Postbac Premed students.

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