Become a MESC Student Associate (for OSU students only)

MESC is seeking 3 work-study students (6-10 hours per week, per student).  Duties include but not limited to: greeting guests, answering phone, copying/scanning, updating the website, maintaining video library records, delivering, organizing and preparing mail, entering event data into database and calendars, assisting with financial reconciliation.  May be assigned a media project.

Must have some experience with spreadsheets and be mindful in regards to details; advances math skills a plus but not necessary.  Knowledge of web content management software (Drupal especially) useful but not required.

Students should go to Federal Work Study opportunities (a box) and click on “search opportunities” FOR JOB NO.  3383    $9.51/hr.

Projects may include:

  • media storage organization (indexing images for our instructional materials and social media),
  • image and event data entry and
  • minor editing (such as segmenting video/audio recordings).
  • updating information for the web site.
  • No required, but a big plus: being able to commit to evening/weekend events support once or twice per semester, being willing to learn how to film events and download the footage. 

Here is an example of a project: 

Build and maintain a collection of open source images for classroom teachers and other educators who would like to teach about the Middle East (see digital activities strategy).