SUMMER Training and Development Intern (30 April)

The Training & Development Intern will work with HR Manager of the Physical Plant to evaluate the current program and curriculum for the Indiana University Apprenticeship (IUAP) Program and make recommendations for curricular changes.

Intern will review current IUAP training materials for compliance with US Dept of Labor Employment & Training Administration standards and IU requirements. Intern will then research new learning technologies that are effective and engaging. Based on research, intern will recommend and then help develop updated curriculum for all IUAP programs: Carpentry, Electric, Plumbing, Heat & Refrigeration, Sheet Metal and Masonry.

Candidates need excellent research skills and oral/written communication skills. Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate sound judgment and decision making skills. Educational background in education, organizational development or human resources preferred. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, data base and presentation software, e-mail utility and PDF file use. Incumbent must be able to flex time on a daily basis to meet customers’ needs. Travel within the Bloomington Campus required.


Full to part-time summer position beginning May 6 through August 15, 2013. Schedule will be 40/hrs a week from 5/6/13 – 6/29/13, then 29 hrs/wk from 7/1/13 – 8/15/13. Wage will be $10-12/hr, depending on skill and education level.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Jamie Gayer,

GA: Center for Postsecondary Research (30 April)

Center for Postsecondary Research Graduate Assistant

The Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research is accepting applications from qualified graduate students (doctoral students preferred) to work as a graduate assistant with various projects at the Center including the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), the Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE), the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE), the College Student Experiences Questionnaire (CSEQ), the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), and outreach and research projects within the NSSE Institute. The Center is a leading nationally-recognized research unit studying quality in postsecondary education, college student learning and development, and effective educational practice. The Center houses two of the largest databases on undergraduate college students in the United States, and also has major initiatives for service and outreach to higher education institutions. The Center provides a range of learning experiences for doctoral students in the higher education program. This position is available beginning July 2013 through July 2014.


Graduate assistants serve as Project Associates (PAs) with one or more projects in the Center. Specific responsibilities are dependent on the needs of the project, but most PAs have client service responsibilities, and manage project logistics, activities and timelines. In this capacity, PAs are the main point of contact for institutions participating in survey research conducted by CPR. In addition, PAs may assist in various stages of report production and data management, and may participate and/or present at professional meetings and conferences. Additional responsibilities may include data collection and analysis, survey development, marketing and promotions, and additional client services.


Preferred applicants should be enrolled in a doctoral program in the School of Education. Master’s candidates with relevant experience may be considered. Experience in higher education administration, assessment, project management, research, excellent communication and organizational skills are desired. Quantitative or qualitative research skills are highly desired but not essential. Interest in and knowledge of higher education and college students is especially important.


Compensation: 12-month stipend (July 1 to June 30) of about $17,000 plus 30 credit hours tuition remission, and student health insurance included (health insurance coverage begins at the start of the corresponding academic term). The stipend will be prorated to reflect the start date of the appointment.

How to Apply

To apply, send an email cover letter and resume to or mail to the Center for Postsecondary Research, 1900 E. 10th St., Suite 419, Bloomington, IN 47406 (Attn: PA Position). Applications will be accepted until April 30th or until position is filled.

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Deadline Extended!

Job opportunity at the East Asian Studies Center (EASC)

The East Asian Studies Center now has an outreach assistant position available for May-August this summer. The outreach assistant will assist with our professional development programs for K-12 teachers, as well as outreach to K-12 students and the general public. The successful candidate must commit to working 20 hours per week from the beginning of May through August. This position is a temporary position, with the possibility to continue in academic year 2013-14. This position doesn’t carry tuition remission. The pay is $14.25 per hour.


Job description:

–Assists the EASC Outreach Coordinator with East Asia-related outreach activities, primarily for K-12 educators and the general public

–Manages and maintains program participants’ files

–Enters participants’ information into the database

–Helps recruit participants for outreach programs
–Assists in processing payments for participants, instructors, and guest speakers

–Makes logistical arrangements

–Performs other duties as assigned



–Must be enrolled in a graduate program at Indiana University Bloomington

–Strong administrative skills

–Excellent communication and organizational skills

–Ability to multitask

–Computer literacy

–Sensitivity to the needs of the program participants
–Ability to work well with faculty and staff in a diverse, multicultural environment

–Knowledge of East Asia is preferred but not required
To apply:  Email a cover letter, a resume, and a list of three references to Ms. Shijing Zhang at by May 10.

Orientation Testing Room Supervisor Summer 2013 (June/July)

Testing Room Supervisor Jobs Open

The Office of First Year Experience Programs is currently gearing up for this year’s New Student Orientation and they need your help.

They are looking for 4-6 Testing Room Supervisors who will help proctor exams for incoming students.  These positions are part-time (15-20 hours) and provide a great opportunity to become involved with New Student Orientation and supplement any income that you have from other summer employment opportunities.

2013 Testing Room Supervisor Position Description 


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Openings Available: 

We have up to six (6) part-time positions available that require 15 – 20 hours of work per week during June and July 2013.

Job Summary: 

Testing Room Supervisors provide testing supervision and administration throughout New Student Orientation. Testing Room Supervisors are responsible for the consistent and efficient administration of the Math Skills Assessment and optional placement exams in Biology and Calculus. Positions are part-time.

Orientation testing begins June 5 and continues through July 17. Within that time frame, there will be 2 weekends where exams will be administered. Paid training, lasting approximately three to five hours, will be provided prior to the start of Orientation.

Applicants must be dependable and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. This position requires daily work with new students and, in some cases, requires oversight of an undergraduate exam proctor. Testing Room Supervisors should be friendly, possess an open and welcoming attitude, exercise excellent communication skills, and share our commitment to the ethical and professional administration of these exams.

Center for the Study of the Middle East GA Positions (2, deadline 6 May 2013)

The Center for the Study of the Middle East (CSME) is seeking two graduate assistant (GA) positions for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. This position is a standard graduate assistantship and applicants should expect to work 20 hours per week at the Center. Both of these positions include fee remission (12 credits Fall/12 credits Spring/6 credit Summer), health insurance, and a stipend. One or both GAs are usually offered an opportunity work as hourly employees in the summer following (Summer 2014) in addition to their Fee Remission. Typically GAs are eligible to continue their assistantship for a second year, though no guarantees are possible.
Applicants must have an academic research interest in the Middle East, and preferably have knowledge of Arabic, but other regional languages are acceptable. These positions require someone who can work with CSME staff and fellow GAs in a team setting, as well as the ability to take charge of projects and work independently. Ideal applicants will be flexible to the needs and demands of a national resource center like CSME.
Applicants should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be willing to perform a wide range of tasks as needed, assisting the center’s directors as directed. The GAs should be proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office Suite 2007 and/or 2010, with experience with Adobe Creative Suites CS4 and/or CS5. Please see separate attachment for further required skills and responsibilities.
Interested applicants should submit a C.V. and cover letter explaining interest and qualifications by email to no later than Monday, May 6th, 2013.
Successful applicants will be notified in June, 2013 and interviews scheduled soon after. The ideal applicant will be available to schedule an interview in person or via Skype []. Applicants that will be unavailable/abroad during June 2013 are responsible for explaining their situation in their cover letter and working with the Center for an alternative arrangement.

Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program Fiscal Year 2013 Competition Announced!

Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program Short Term Projects


Application Deadline: June 13, 2013


CFDA Number: 84.021A


Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-041713-003


The U.S. Department of Education and the International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office is pleased to announce a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program opportunity.


Under the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program, the funds will support overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies for teachers, students, and faculty engaged in a common endeavor. Projects may include short-term seminars, curriculum development, or group research/study.


Duration: Applicants may apply for a maximum grant performance period up to eighteen months in duration for short-term projects; proposed start and end dates should be September 1, 2013-March 31, 2015.  Educator groups may travel abroad anytime during this eighteen month period. The minimum time abroad is four weeks total.


Eligible Applicants:  (1) IHEs, (2) State departments of education, (3) Private nonprofit educational organizations, and (4) Consortia of these entities.


Eligible Participants: An individual is eligible to participate in a Fulbright-Hays GPA Short Term Project if she/he is: (1) A citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States; and Currently employed full-time in a United States school system, institution of higher education, local education agency or state education agency (not applicable to students); (2) And at least one of the following: a) A teacher in an elementary or secondary school (please see note below);  b) A faculty member who teaches modern foreign languages or area studies;  c) An experienced education administrator responsible for planning, conducting, or supervising programs in modern foreign languages or area studies at the elementary, secondary, or postsecondary levels;  d) A graduate student or junior or senior in an institution of higher education, who is a prospective teacher in the areas of social sciences, humanities and foreign languages. The student should meet the provisions set by his or her local and state education agencies.


Project Types: Short-Term Seminars, Curriculum Development, and Group Research or Study


Financial Provisions: The institutional award will pay for group travel and host country expenses, including: maintenance stipends based on fifty percent of the amount established by the U.S. Department of State; round-trip international travel; a local travel allowance for necessary project-related travel within the host country; purchase of project-related artifacts, books, and other teaching materials in the country of study; rent for instructional facilities in the country of study; clerical and professional services performed by resident instructional personnel in the country of study; and other expenses in the country of study deemed necessary for the project’s success and approved in advance by the U.S. Department of Education.


Please note that the grant does not provide funds for project-related expenses within the United States. The GPA program will not provide funds for: 1) U.S.-based salaries and fringe benefits; and  2) U.S.-based activities such as pre-departure orientations and post-travel follow-up, although these activities are required.  


The application package will be available starting April 18, 2013 at;jsessionid=dYkcRxyYrlCfvkKLDQjkZy0nh7nZQ6y2pPkpGGjGyQZvpzgmjBdc!-189593869   For more information, please go to


Job Description:


The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures is seeking a student with superior computer skills whose job description includes preparing/editing the Department’s annual lectures, Departmental Newsletter, and sending out materials to our Alumni mailing list.  This candidate must also be able to assist in constructing, editing, and updating the Departmental website.  The right candidate for this position must be willing to work as a team member.


  • Excellent writing and editing skills are required
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Publisher
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • Responsible for management of all matters connected with the two annual NELC lectures, including preparing programs and invitations, promoting the events, assisting with the receptions, maintaining our Alumni/Donor list
  • Assistance in obtaining manuscripts of papers from lecturers, and editing and preparing for publication
  • Design and preparation of NELC newsletter
  • Assisting Departmental Chair, Departmental Coordinator and other administrative staff as directed/needed
  • Performance of various Departmental duties as needed, including (but not limited to) photocopying, handling confidential materials, sorting/retrieving mail, answering phones, basic office reception services
  • The Work Study position requires 15 hours per week
  • Includes fee remission and stipend


Application Procedure:


Applicants should submit a cover letter and C.V. to the following:


Connie Sue May/Departmental Coordinator

NELC GWS Applications

Goodbody Hall Room 214

1011 East Third Street

Bloomington, Indiana 47405






Preference in hiring is given to graduate students in related area study and/or familiarity in a language of the area and publishing experience.


*All applicants must complete the FAFSA and be deemed eligible to receive Federal Graduate Work Study Assistance.  Please contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance, Franklin Hall 208 (812-855-0321) for information.



Paid Summer Intership in Second Language Studies

Paid Summer ESL Teaching Internships Indiana University Bloomington

Summer 2013




Summer ESL teaching internships in Indiana University’s Intensive English Program  are available for current students and recent graduates of TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or Linguistics MA programs with prior teaching experience. Students must have completed an ESL methods course. The appointment begins May 6, 2013 and concludes July 26, 2013. Teach three courses Summer I, four courses Summer II, participate in program activities. Stipend $12,000. Also available, four courses in Summer II (June 10 – July 26, stipend $6,000). Preference will be give to candidates who are available for both sessions. Send letter of interest, CV, graduate transcripts, and one letter of recommendation from a faculty member who knows your academic work and teaching potential to Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, Chair, Department of Second Language Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 or electronically to


Applications for those applying for both summer sessions must be received by Saturday, April 20, 2013. Applications for those applying for summer II session only must be received by Monday, May 20, 2013.