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Work Study & Internship Opportunities

The following positions are currently open to Northwestern Students with Federal Work Study allotments:

CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT

Manage classroom AV set-up, configuration and take down of equipment. Troubleshoot and resolve all classroom technical AV set-up issues. Ensure PA systems, microphones and digital audio recording devices are functioning properly. Prepare technical materials for classroom use. Provide necessary computer support for faculty member for both PCs and Macs. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2016-17 academic year.

  • Video Conferencing Fundamentals
  • Technical Intelligence
  • Presentation Skills
  • Training Skills
  • Troubleshooting Skills with MS Office
  • People-friendly

PAY RATE: $10.40/hr

CONTACT NAME: Jeffery Smith

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 847-4467-3969

CONTACT EMAIL: jeffsmith@northwestern.edu 

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Visitors Services Assistant

Available Fall 2016

To assist with all aspects of visitor services at the Museum: reception desk, admission, registration for public programs, visitor statistics, patrolling galleries, and assisting with shop sales and inventory.

  • Assists with general museum reception and visitor services, meets and greets the general public at the main entrance reception desk
  • Provides general information about the museum, exhibits and the community
  • Takes admission and public program fees using a Point of Sale system
  • Answers the telephone and fields calls to appropriate staff members
  • Handles and balances cash and related paper entries
  • Assists with sales and inventory in the Museum Shop
  • Assists with the promotion, registration and implementation of public programs
  • Relays accurate information about planned programs/events
  • May assist with informal tours of the galleries to individuals and groups

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2016-17 academic year.

Must enjoy working with the public, meeting new people, partnering with volunteers
Must possess good communication skills
Broad general knowledge and interest in the community, particularly visitor services and attractions would be an asset
Applicant must have been a full time student in the spring and returning to school full time in the fall
PAY RATE: $10.40/hr

CONTACT NAME: James Foster

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 847-491-2422

CONTACT EMAIL: james.foster@northwestern.edu