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Apply Now for Summer Curriculum Grading Assistant Posts

The Sustainability Management program is seeking candidates for the following curriculum and grading assistant positions for the summer 2014 semester. The assistants are responsible for attending class sessions, holding weekly office hours for students, addressing student inquiries, reviewing course material with the instructor, and assisting in the grading of problem sets and examinations. You can view the specifics on each position, as qualifications and time commitments my differ depending on the course, by clicking here. The stipend for these positions for summer 2014 is $5,000.

  • SUMA K4033 Decision Models and Management
  • SUMA K4035 GHG Emissions
  • SUMA K4180 Writing About Global Science
  • SUMA K4190 Economics of Sustainability Management
  • SUMA K4197 Financing the Green Economy
  • SUMA K4200 Integrative Capstone Workshop
  • SUMA K4240 Sustainable Agriculture
  • ARCH A4684 Sustainable Design

If interested, you can e-mail your application materials, consisting of a cover letter and a resume, to Alyssa Dubov, program coordinator, at by Monday, April 7, at 5 p.m. Please include the course number/description in the e-mail subject line (e.g. SUMA K4200 INTEGRATIVE CAPSTONE WORKSHOP CGA APPLICATION).*

Should you wish to apply to more than one position, you MUST send separate emails for each position’s applications.

Applications submitted by April 7 will be given top priority. Deadlines to apply for certain positions may be extended depending on level of interest.

*Please note: Applicants who are employed by Columbia University (or will be in summer 2014), including as paid interns, are ineligible for these position. Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in summer 2014 to be considered for these positions.

For questions regarding the curriculum and grading assistant positions, please contact me at



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