Tuesday, February 8, 2022

On-Campus Jobs Available in the Social Data Science Department

BSOS' newest academic department, Social Data Science, is looking for two students to join their team to help in advertising and growing the new major. See descriptions for the available positions below. Applications are due Friday, February 11.



Web assistant

The new Social Data Science major, a joint program of BSOS and the iSchool, is seeking to hire an undergraduate web assistant for 10 hours/week. The ideal candidate will have taken INST 377 or equivalent, and will have familiarity with (or willingness to learn) Drupal. An interest in social science and/or data science is also a plus. Duties will include improving the look and feel of the current program site, and working with a content developer to keep the site updated with new content on a regular basis. Interested students should send a resume and brief (1-paragraph) statement of interest to Brian Kim at kimbrian@umd.edu.


Content developer

The new Social Data Science major, a joint program of BSOS and the iSchool, is seeking to hire an undergraduate web content writer for 10 hours/week. The ideal candidate has an interest in writing content for the web and experience with technical or public writing. An interest in social science and/or data science is also a plus. Duties will include working with the program directors to brainstorm and produce a variety of content to improve the current program site, and working with a web assistant to keep the site updated with new content on a regular basis.   Interested students should send a resume and brief (1-paragraph) statement of interest to Katie Shilton  at kshilton@umd.edu.