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RA Positions Available for Fall and Spring 2018-19



3 positions are available with Prof. Sumita Chakravarty for graduate students in Media Studies. Please see below for details.


Position # 1: RA (4.5 hrs/wk @ $ 18.40 an hr for 30 weeks)

Duties: overall maintenance of migration project websites: and; updating of the news archive on a weekly basis; help with outreach and social media accounts; creating data visualizations or other web-related content as needed.

Skills needed: strong familiarity with WordPress; online media research and/or production skills; web design or content management experience preferred.


Position # 2: RA (5 hrs/wk @ $ 18.40 an hr for 30 weeks)

Duties: creation, design, and mailing of monthly Newsletter related to migration project/website: blogging; updating and analyzing datasets

Skills needed: ability to work with WordPress; excellent writing or blogging skills; video or audio production skills preferred


Position # 3: Project Assistant for SMS online journal Immediacy (upto 10 hrs/wk @ $ 15.00 an hr for 30 weeks)

Duties: Work on all aspects of a new issue of the journal, from start to completion (see

Skills needed: website design; basic coding; excellent research and writing skills; interest in media history, theory, and current issues.

Qualifications for all the positions:

Applicants must have a GPA of 3.8 or higher, strong research, writing and technical skills, familiarity with online and social media platforms, strong work ethic, ability to work independently and conscientiously; respect for deadlines.

Applicants must be students at the New School through 2018-19 and preferably past their first semester in the program. Once hired, the student is expected to set aside a specific day of the week for the project.


Please send an email indicating interest along with CV and portfolio samples (if relevant) to Sumita Chakravarty, Associate Professor, School of Media Studies:

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