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Undergraduate Research Assistant Position with INTO Mason 

INTO Mason is hiring an Undergraduate Research Assistant to support a curriculum development grant seeking to: 

  • Integrate and align civic engagement and antiracist and inclusive excellence (ARIE) learning goals throughout the undergraduate International Pathways curriculum  
  • Redesign key courses to ensure that they suit the linguistic and cultural needs of Pathway students and Direct Entry international students at both Fairfax and Mason Korea campuses  

The changes we propose within and across these courses would result in a well-scaffolded, intentional integration of learning outcomes related to civic engagement, antiracism, inclusion, and equity, with materials and activities designed to meet the needs of international students and multilingual learners. With the curricular changes we propose, international students would be prepared to engage more fully in campus and community life and conversations around antiracism and inclusion.  

The undergraduate RA would work from August 2023 – June 2024, on the following tasks:  

  • Independently researching diverse art, literature, music and other media from diverse cultural groups in the U.S.  
  • Organizing and summarizing research   
  • Researching and developing culturally and linguistically appropriate course materials  
  • Testing course materials and activities as well as survey or interview questions  
  • Recruiting research participants  
  • Conducting interviews, observations, or other data collection  

Requirements:  

  • Strong interest in Social Sciences, History, Literature, Art, or Education  
  • Ability to work well independently  
  • Strong research, organization, and communication skills  
  • Excellent attention to detail  

Pay: $15/hour, maximum of $4000/semester  

Instructions:  

  1. Submit CV and Cover Letter to sdoetsch@gmu.edu or on Handshake  
  1. Submit 2-3 minute video explaining your interest and fit for this position: https://flip.com/b1236cee  (Join code: b1236cee) 
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Mason Korea GPA Position Available

The Office of International Programs and Services (OIPS) is hiring a new Graduate Professional Assistant (GPA) for Mason Korea Student Engagement! This role will serve in direct support of Mason Korea engagement efforts in Fairfax. Learn more about the duties, qualifications, and how to apply below!


Details:

The duties of the GPA for Mason Korea Student Engagement will be split between serving Mason Korea students who transitioned to the Fairfax campus and supporting OIPS Engagement Team with general international students’ engagement needs. The GPA will be responsible for the delivery and promotion of engagement and leadership opportunities for Mason Korea students. This position reports to the OIPS Associate Director of Engagement and Assessment, but is expected to work directly, as requested, with the Assistant Dean for University Life and maintain ongoing communication with appropriate stakeholders pertaining to all efforts related to Mason Korea.


Required Skills:
  • Enrolled full-time in one of George Mason University’s graduate programs for the Fall 2023–Spring 2024 academic year;
  • Strong ability to multi-task and manage competing demands in a fast-paced, dynamic, and diverse environment;
  • Exceptional professionalism and a strong work ethic;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion;
  • Innovative thinker with the ability to take initiative on ideas and projects;
  • Collaborative team player with ability to remain flexible around office and programmatic needs;
  • Excellent computer skills in all Microsoft applications;
  • Experience with marketing and graphic design;
  • Experience with website, newsletter, and multimedia content maintenance;
  • Ability to get from building to building to promote and support events and services;
  • Ability to present, facilitate, and coordinate meetings and events as needed on behalf of University Life and OIPS.

Time Commitments

The GPA position is designed for a 20-hour per week work commitment. The exact schedule may be flexible, depending on needs of the unit. At times, the work may require extended hours and/or night or early morning, or weekend hours.


Compensation:

The Graduate Professional Assistant position will be paid a stipend of:

  • $18,522.00, will be paid on the 1st and 16th of the month for the duration of employment contract period;

Other terms for the position contract include:

  • Tuition grant up to the 6 graduate credits at the equivalent in-state rate, not to exceed $4,800.00 per semester; master’s degree students (with exception of MFA students) who are out-of-state do not receive in-state tuition rates;
  • Participate in the University Life Graduate Staff Academy each month, as class schedule allows;
  • The GPA position is a 9-month contract, August 10, 2023 – May 9, 2024, with the possibility of renewal for a second academic year;

To Apply

To apply, please submit a:

  • Letter of interest,
  • Resume,
  • Fall schedule of classes, and
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

via Handshake (posting #7862977) or to the address listed below. In your application materials, please include:

  • your G#,
  • graduate degree program, and
  • your expected date of graduation

For best consideration, please submit your application by 11:59PM May 25, 2023.

Address:

Dr. Yali Pan

Associate Director for Engagement and Assessment

Office of International Programs and Services

4300 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 20330

oipsprog@gmu.edu


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Just-in-Time Hiring Fair

Just-in-Time Hiring Fair

If you’re searching for a job or internship, our final career events of the academic year are just for you! Join us for a day of job search workshops, resume reviews, and a career fair featuring employers seeking to fill immediate openings. 90+ companies and organizations will be recruiting at the Just-In-Time Hiring Fair on Monday, May 22 from 1 to 4 pm in the lower level of the Johnson Center (Dewberry Hall). 

Schedule of Events

90 Minute Job Search, 9:00 am to 10:30 amHybrid, Merten Hall 1201 and via Zoom Just-In-Time Workshop 2023: 90 Minute Job Search | Handshake (joinhandshake.com)

This interactive workshop will take you through a streamlined 3-step process for how to find, prioritize and proactively contact prospective employers. You will make progress on your job search during the session and leave with a proven strategy for success. To fully participate, we recommend you use a laptop or desktop computer for this session to access the online resources. Join us in-person in Merten 1201 or via Zoom. 


Interviewing with Confidence, 10:45 am to 12:15 pm, Hybrid, Merten Hall 1201 and via Zoom 

Just-In-Time Workshop 2023: Interviewing with Confidence | Handshake (joinhandshake.com)

Great resumes lead to interviews; great interviews get you the job. Interview preparation is an essential part of any successful job search. In this workshop you’ll learn what to do before, during, and after an interview to showcase your relevant skills, education and experience. By popular demand, we’ve added insights into the salary negotiation process to this workshop. Join us in-person in Merten 1201 or via Zoom. 


Career Studio, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, Merten Hall 1202 

Just-In-Time Workshop 2023: Career Studio | Handshake (joinhandshake.com)

Career Studio is your one-stop shop for career fair prep. Drop in to Merten 1202 between 9:30 and noon for personalized feedback on your resume and Handshake profile, help developing your personal pitch, and guidance on identifying employers right for you at the Just-In-Time Hiring Fair that afternoon. Bring your laptop to update your resume in time for the fair. 


Just-In-Time Hiring Fair, 1 pm to 4 pm, JC Dewberry Hall 

Just-In-Time Hiring Fair

90+ employers will be at the Just-in-Time Hiring Fair on May 22 from 1 to 4 pm. Representatives will be hiring for full-time roles, part-time jobs and internships. If you’re ready for your next career opportunity, don’t miss this event! Bring copies of your resume.

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Financial Well-Being Peer Mentor Part-Time Position Available

The Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC) and Early Identification Program (EIP) are hiring a Financial Well-Being Peer Mentor for Summer 2023, Fall 2023, and Spring 2024. Please read below for more information and apply on Mason360 by Monday, May 15, 2023


Position Pay, Commitment, & Eligibility Requirements:

Rate: $17.00 per hour

Part-Time: Up to 10 hours a week commitment

Open to graduate and undergraduate students. Experience working with students preferred.

Deadline: May 15, 2023

Application: Apply in Mason360


Position Details:

The Financial Well-Being Peer Mentor (FWB Peer Mentor) will play an integral role in mentoring and assisting EIP high school students with understanding the financial cost of higher education. The FWB Peer Mentor will assist students and their families through small group coaching, lead workshops, and individual counseling; and provide continuous mentorship to high school students throughout the upcoming school year. The FWB Peer Mentor will have experience in mentoring high school aged students along with an understanding of the complexities that come with reading financial award letters, applying for the FAFSA, and transitioning from high school to college as first-generation college students. The FWB Peer Mentor will directly report to the Assistant Director for Financial Well-Being in the Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC). In addition, the FWB Peer Mentor will work closely with the Assistant Director for College Readiness, Early Identification Program (EIP). The FWB Peer Mentor will be an in-person and virtual position for Summer 2023 to Spring 2024.


More Information:

View the official job listing by logging in to Mason360 to view the detailed position description, preferred qualifications, and to apply!

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Summer 2023 Graduate Peer Advisor (GPA) Opportunities

The CEHD Office of Student and Academic Affairs (SAA), in collaboration with the Office of the Associate Provost for Graduation Education (APGE), will support up to five (5) Graduate Peer Advisors (GPAs) for Summer 2023.

View this announcement for additional details about the position(s) and the qualifications. The position duties are fairly broad in support of CEHD graduate student enrollment, retention, and student success. The GPAs will support projects throughout the College and will have occasional meetings and trainings with the APGE staff. 

The duration of the appointment is June 10, 2023 – August 24, 2023.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 11:59 PM EDT. Apply here!

Select applicants will be invited to interview the week of April 24, 2023. Finalists will be notified by Friday, April 28, and will be required to officially accept the offer in writing by Monday, May 1. Please contact saasuprt@gmu.edu with questions.