Student Employment Opportunities

Unpaid internships and research opportunities are listed on the Fieldwork, Internship, and Research Opportunities page.  Check them out.

Student Assistants, Anthropology Transfer Bridge Project

The Department of Anthropology is looking to hire 2-3 students to assist faculty and the Peer Advisor with the 2015-16 Anthropology Student Transfer Bridge Program; organize and lead workshops for Anthropology transfer students; liaise with area community college Anthropology departments; visit local CC Anthropology departments to meet with students and faculty, promote CSUN’s program and answer student questions. 

Qualifications:  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong organizational skills; strong work ethic and ability to work unsupervised; knowledge and experience of CSUN’s Anthropology undergraduate program; community college experience a plus; knowledge of Microsoft Word, Adobe, Photoshop, etc. to create flyers and promo materials; must be able to travel to area community colleges.

For further information on applying for the position, download the full position announcement (PDF).

Instructional Student Assistant, Department of Anthropology

Announcement of Academic Student Employee Position Opening

Description:  Graduate Students needed to assistant Anthropology faculty teaching Upper Division Anthropology General Education classes.  Responsibilities may include some or all of the following: (1) read and evaluate student papers; (2) Proctor examinations; (3) evaluate student assignments; (4) evaluate student examinations: (5) maintain /submit student records (grades) (6) show videos/films to the class.  We are looking for ISAs to assist in the following courses:

  • 305:  Individual and Culture
  • 308:  Women, Sex Roles, and Culture
  • 310:  Language In Culture: Anthro Linguistics
  • 315:  Third World Culture
  • 319:  Prehistoric Archaeology
  • 326:  Introduction to Folklore

Qualifications:  Must be actively enrolled in Master' degree program in the Department of Anthropology at CSUN.  Must demonstrate substantive understanding of the topic of course to which assigned.

Pay:  $11-16.42/hour

To Apply:  Interested students should submit a letter of inquiry indicating the course (s) for which they are applying and describing their academic preparation in that area of study.  Applicants should also submit a short CV or resume highlighting their educational background and previous work experience that is relevant to the ISA position.  Please request a letter of recommendation from a CSUN Anthropology faculty member, to be sent directly to the address below.  Send your application to:

Dr. Cathy Costin, Chair
Department of Anthropology
Sierra Hall 232
California State University, Northridge
Review of applications begins August 15, 2014.