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Apply Now for Spring Curriculum Grading Assistant Posts

The Sustainability Management program is seeking candidates for the following curriculum and grading assistant positions for the spring 2015 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 spring 2015 is $5,000.

SUMA K4020 Cost Benefit Analysis
SUMA K4035 GHG Emissions: Measuring & Minimizing the Carbon Footprint
SUMA K4100 Sustainability Management
SUMA K4119 Building Energy Workshop
SUMA K4135 Analysis for Energy Efficiency
SUMA K4140 Sustainability Science
SUMA K4145 Science of Sustainable Water
SUMA K4147 Water Systems Analysis
SUMA K4155 Energy Markets & Innovation
SUMA K4175 Global Environmental Markets
SUMA K4180 Writing about Science for the International Media
SUMA K4190 Economics of Sustainability Management
SUMA K4195 Green Accounting
SUMA K4200 Integrative Capstone Workshop
SUMA K4230 Sustainable Investing & Economic Growth
SUMA K4235 Science of Urban Ecology
SUMA K4240 Sustainable Agriculture
SUMA K4301 International Environmental Law
SUMA K4310 Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership
SUMA K4320 Sustainable Investing & Economic Growth
SUMA K4330 Disaster Risk Management & Sustainable Urban Resilience
SUMA K4720 Policy & Legal Context of Sustainability Management

 If interested, you can e-mail your application materials, consisting of a cover letter and a resume to Alyssa Rome, Program Manager, at

 *Please include the course number/description in the e-mail subject line (e.g. SUMA K4020 CGA APPLICATION).*

 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.



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