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Apply Now for Fall Curriculum Grading Assistant Posts

The Sustainability Management program is seeking candidates for the following curriculum and grading assistant positions for the fall 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 fall 2014 is $5,000.

SUMA 86236 Origins of Environmental Law: Regulation and Evolution
SUMA K4020 Cost Benefit Analysis
SUMA K4030 Hungry City Workshop
SUMA K4033 Decision Models and Management
SUMA K4100 Sustainability Management
SUMA K4135 Energy Analysis for Energy Efficiency
SUMA K4142 Sustainable Finance
SUMA K4147 Water Resources and Climate
SUMA K4150 Energy and Sustainable Development
SUMA K4162 Responsibility and Resilience in the Built Environment
SUMA K4169 Sustainability Metrics
SUMA K4175 Global Environmental Markets
SUMA K4195 Green Accounting
SUMA K4200 Integrative Capstone Workshop
SUMA K4205 Geographic Information Systems for Sustainability Management
SUMA K4301 International Environmental Law
SUMA K4230 Earth’s Climate System
SUMA K4700 Ethics and Values for Sustainability Management
SUMA K4734 Earth Institute Practicum
SUMA K7001 Water Governance

Applications submitted by the deadline will be given top priority. Deadlines to apply for certain CGA positions may be extended depending on level of interest.*Please include the course number/description in the e-mail subject line (e.g. SUMA K4020 CGA APPLICATION).*If interested, you can e-mail your application materials, consisting of a cover letter and a resume to Alyssa Dubov, Program Coordinator, at by Tuesday, July 1st at 5:00pm.


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