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Work with CES starting summer 2018!

May 17, 2018

Are you an undergraduate student interested in working part-time with us? Good news! The Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS) has an outstanding opportunity for an Undergraduate Student Coordinator. The Student Coordinator works part time (15 hours a week) with the Center for European Studies (CES).  CES is a US Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center. The Student Coordinator reports to the Managing Director of CES, and the Outreach Coordinator of CES. More details are below. To apply, send your resume in PDF format to using the subject line “Undergraduate Student Coordinator Application” by Friday, May 25.

Specific duties include:

  • Post, update, and manage the CES website.
  • Record and edit podcasts for the CES website as well as Soundcloud.
  • Maintain email lists (faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and community) and lists of faculty contact information.
  • Write and send monthly newsletters on behalf of CES.
  • Create and/or edit visually appealing electronic and print promotional material, publications, articles (brochures, newsletters, posters, online newsletters), and publicity for events, courses, and other program activities.
  • Assist with promotion and publicity of events and activities.
  • Post flyers and posters around UW campus to promote classes, lectures, special guests, etc.
  • Develop and maintain social media presence through Facebook, twitter, Instagram, and other media platforms.
  • Assist with set-up and break-down of colloquia/lectures, outreach events, and other special events. This can include logistical/administrative aspects of events (room reservations, catering reservations, room set up/clean up, attendee travel arrangements, etc.).
  • Develop and maintain databases using Access or Excel.
  • Assist and refer telephone and walk-in inquiries, as appropriate.
  • Gather required information and assist with federal grant preparation and reporting for CES.
  • Assist in coordination of the day-to-day operations of the CES office


  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Enrollment at UW as a full-time undergraduate student
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, desktop publishing (InDesign, Photoshop), and website content management systems (e.g. WordPress).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and to independently prioritize work load
  • Must have flexible schedule, to allow working occasional events.


  • Studies focusing on International Studies, Communications, Business, or Political Science
  • Knowledge of European Affairs
  • Experience traveling or living in other countries


A satisfactory outcome from criminal background verification is required prior to hire.

This position is supported by funds that expire in August. Continuation of the position into the fall is contingent on renewal of these funds.


The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or