Hiring Now! Student Position Open for Applications

in Center News
March 31st, 2021

Student position open for application flyer


The BU African Studies Center Outreach Program aims to promote teaching about Africa and African-related studies in U.S. schools.

In this 10hr/wk position, student assistants will assist all program activities, including helping manage the Teaching Africa Teacher certificate program, communicate with teachers, review curriculum, research Africa-related topics, and support the Teaching Africa library, and clerical responsibilities. Students will be responsible for handling orders of educational products that our office sells to teachers and educators (posters, DVDs, and country kits) and keeping track of billing. Other tasks include:

  • designing flyers as promotional tools for selling posters and DVDs
  • sending out announcements to mailing lists using MailChimp
  • maintaining our Facebook and Twitter accounts.
  • You will also serve as a library assistant, which will entail cataloguing new books and following up with overdue books. The position can run throughout the summer and remote work may be an option. Knowledge of pedagogy and/or Africa is preferred. Spring, Summer, or Fall 2021 start. Send CV and a short letter of interest to africa@bu.edu.