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Campus-Based Positions

As part of Washington University in St. Louis, Brown School students have access to a variety of campus-based fellowships, research assistantships and part-time jobs.

Across campus, Brown School students are sought after for fellowships in Residential Life, Student Involvement, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, the Gephardt Institute for Civic & Community Engagement, and so on.

In addition, some Brown School faculty will hire student research assistants in the spring (others will wait until the late-summer and early-fall to offer these positions). Those research assistantships will be posted here as they come available, as well as other part-time positions within the Brown School. 

Note: New positions will become available throughout the fall and spring semesters. Additionally, the list of opportunities on this page is not fully exhaustive; other positions may come available to students during their time at the Brown School.

Current Openings:

Student Ambassador - Brown School Office of Admissions & Recruitment

Student Ambassadors are knowledgeable, enthusiastic representatives of the Brown School and provide essential support in the Office of Admissions & Recruitment. Student Ambassadors bring the student experience to life for prospective students, and they make significant impact on the recruitment experience for future Brown School cohorts. While representing the spirit and mission of the Brown School, Student Ambassadors offer support in a range of initiatives and projects. In-person availability is required for this position. Learn more here and apply on Handshake here

Research Assistant: Behavioral Health

Morgan Shields, a faculty member, is seeking a student research assistant to support her research program focused on quality and accountability of behavioral healthcare. The research assistant may assist with various research projects. The assistant might also assist with the development of additional proposals and grant applications. The assistant will have the opportunity to contribute meaningfully in ways that earn them authorship on papers. Learn more

Marketing & Community Relations Fellowship - Health Communication Research Laboratory (HCRL)

The Health Communication Research Laboratory (HCRL) is offering one Marketing and Community Relations Masters Research Fellowship (two years, renewable year-to-year) to incoming graduate students at the Brown School pursuing an MSW, MPH, MSP, or joint degree. We are looking for a creative and self-motivated student with an interest in health communication or social research who wants to promote the activities of the HCRL to key stakeholders. Learn more. 

MPH/Joint Degree Health Disparities Research Fellowship - Health Communication Research Laboratory (HCRL)

The Health Communication Research Laboratory (HCRL) is offering Masters Research Fellowships (two years, renewable year-to-year) to incoming graduate students at the Brown School pursuing an MPH/joint degree. Students should be interested in health communication research and in particular, research related to COVID-19 vaccination and testing and/or countering misinformation. The student receives faculty and staff mentorship and opportunities to contribute to health communication research and program development. Learn more.

MPH/Joint Degree COVID-19 Research Fellowship - Health Communication Research Laboratory (HCRL)

The Health Communication Research Laboratory (HCRL) is offering Masters Research Fellowships (two years, renewable year-to-year) to incoming graduate students at the Brown School pursuing an MPH/joint degree. Students should be interested in health communication research and in particular, research related to COVID-19 vaccination and testing and/or countering misinformation. The student receives faculty and staff mentorship and opportunities to contribute to health communication research and program development. Learn more. 

Research Assistant: Global Research on Inclusion and Disability Research Lab

The Global Research on Inclusion and Disability Research Lab is looking for an RA to help with several projects implemented by the Lab mostly in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The lab is looking for graduate students to assist in: 1) reviewing reports written by the Afghanistan and Pakistan teams during group model building (GMB) sessions, focus groups used to facilitate understanding of a system through model building, 2) reviewing psychosocial intervention reports conducted with children, teachers and parents for CRAS and 3) data management and analysis from primary data collection. Learn more here

Bilingual German-English Research Fellow

From Professor Heather Cameron: "I am looking for a graduate or undergraduate student from any discipline who is a native German speaker to assist with research planning and teaching with projects based in Germany and the US. Time would be split between research tasks (interviews, literature search, data visualizations etc) and administration (preparing for class trips, correspondence, reports). Areas of research include entrepreneurship, impact investing and sport for development."

WordPress Developer  

Professor Heather Cameron is hiring a WordPress developer to work on sites for Girls in the LeadSocial Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lab and Capital Access. This position is 10-15 hours a week and is flexible according to your schedule. Please send a cover letter and links to your recent work to heather.cameron@wustl.edu. 

Program Manager  - Girls in the Lead

Girls in the Lead is an international platform for a community of sports for development organizations based mainly in Africa, India, Europe and the US. They are looking for a program manager to develop and deliver new webinars; develop accessible learning materials on reproductive health, sports and the SDGs, etc. for the GiL community; work with international partners in South Africa, Zambia and India to develop new formats; research and draft fundraising proposals, and more. Read more about the position here and learn more about Girls in the Lead.


Research Fellow, Inclusive Prosperity  - Capital Access

Research fellow required to conduct interviews, review literature, prepare visits and events in the area of inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems and new forms of shared ownership. Work both in St. Louis and nationally. Learn more about Capital Access here, and read position information/requirements here

Psychological & Brain Sciences  - Research Position 

This position will focus on recruiting and assessing the mental health status of adults (ages 35-75) from the community to determine eligibility for a research study that examines the role of motivation and depressive psychopathology in age-related changes in emotion and emotion regulation across adulthood. Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or related field preferred.

WashU Office of Residential Life - Multiple Graduate Positions (priority consideration deadline April 18, 2022)

  • The Residential College Graduate Fellow is a graduate student who works in close collaboration with and is supervised by the Residential College Director (RCD) to support the Residential College Council through program development and implementation. Graduate Fellows also provide care and help to students in need of additional university support. Learn more. 
  • The Residential Leadership Graduate Fellow is a graduate student who works in close collaboration with and is supervised by the Coordinator for Residential Leadership (CRL) to support residential student leadership initiatives through advising, program planning and leadership development. Graduate Fellows are a valuable member of residential life, supporting programming for all residential students and providing support to the various residential student leaders. Learn more.  
  • The Assistant Residential College Director is a graduate student who works in close collaboration with and is supervised by the Residential College Director (RCD) by enhancing the quality of life for residential students through supervising Resident Advisors (RAs), developing programs which promote learning and foster an inclusive community, and providing support on departmental initiatives. Learn more.