Part time job opportunity for undergrads: work with international students

Seattle-based Experience America is looking to hire UW Political Science undergraduate students interested in short-term teaching assistant opportunities with visiting international students.

They seek to employ undergraduate assistants who could help course instructors implement classroom sessions covering a range of topics related to:

  • International business and trade
  • American Studies
  • & related subjects

Classes are normally held on the UW campus, and so this opportunity is easily combined with other work and school commitments. 

They are currently looking for undergraduate assistant who could help with several visiting Danish high school groups coming to Seattle in late August, September and October to study US business, culture and society. 

This is a great opportunity for undergraduate students looking for supplemental income or classroom experience working with international students. Experience America offers an hourly salary that is competitive with UW campus undergraduate assistant positions, plus provide training and classroom materials. Classes are led by experienced lead instructors with the teaching assistant providing assistance with student class activities and group projects.   

Responsibilities:
  • Assist instructors with classroom logistics, including taking attendance, basic audio-visual setup, handing out class materials, and quiz grading.
  • Help student teams working on group projects and activities focusing on topics ranging from business to US politics.
  • Take and post daily course notes to course share drive
  • Answer student questions about Seattle and the UW
  • Liaise with Experience America staff to pass along any students concerns or questions related to their stay and program
  • In some cases, help escort student groups on field trips in the Seattle area.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • Experience with Google Suite
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work with students from different cultural backgrounds
  • Strong communicator, both in writing and in person
Desired Qualifications:
  • Interest in international trade or business, US politics and society, and/or environmental sustainability.
  • Previous experience working in classroom or related teaching experience
  • Previous experience working with international visitors
To apply, send your resume with a brief cover email message noting your availability late August through late October to Experience America's education director, Phil Shekleton, at phil@experienceamerica.com.  
Experience America website: experienceamerica.com  
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