Join Our Team

We’re looking for help! Check out the postings below for opportunities to join the Initiative on Cities team.

Full-Time Positions Available

None at this time.

Part-Time Positions Available

For Fall 2018: Student Staff Assistant

The Initiative on Cities (IOC) is seeking a talented and passionate student to work in our office. As our Office Assistant, you will be working directly with the IOC team on planning and executing research programs, events, outreach, and other initiatives. Specifically, you will be assisting our staff with the following: Greeting visitors & answering phones; Primary & secondary research on city-related issues; Contribute to event planning & logistics; Organizing data & paperwork. Maintaining contacts & constituent information.

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for this position, and their Fall course schedule to Patricia Cahill at pcahill@bu.edu.

Qualifications: Competent in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel & Powerpoint. Strong written and oral communication skills. Professional attitude and attire. Highly organized. Comfortable using social media. Familiar with WordPress. Hours are flexible and can be coordinated around a student’s class schedule. We would expect a commitment of 6-10 hours per week.