What’s Happening in Ed Studies

Other Opportunities & Postings:

  1. New! Due March 1: EDST Student Assistants(s) Needed
  2. Rolling: Research Assistants Needed, Impact Study @ Calvin Hill Day Care Center
  3. Rolling: Volunteer at the ‘r kids Family Center
  4. Rolling: Teach for America (IGNITE, Breakthrough Collaborative, & Teaching Corps)
  5. Rolling: Yale Pediatric Hematology and Oncology School Program 
  6. Rolling: April STEAM Festival at St. Thomas’s Day School

EDST Student Assistant(s) Needed 

Do you want to get to know other Ed Studies students, faculty, and alumni, and spread the word about the Yale Ed Studies program? We are looking to hire 1-2 studentassistants! Hours are flexible, roughly 3-6 hours a week, and preference will go to students who are work study.

This position is ideal for someone who is passionate about Ed Studies, can work independently to meet goals and deadlines, and who enjoys digital storytelling, event planning and community building. Requirements include strong writing skills and the ability to communicate effectively, as well as technical skills in poster design, experience with social media, and preferably knowledge of Mailchimp and Photoshop/Canva. We are particularly interested in finding a student photographer to refresh our program photos!

Key job tasks will include:

  • interviewing students, faculty and alumni about the program
  • social media communications & storytelling
  • assistance with event set up, coordination, and planning
  • poster design for events and event advertising
  • other assistance to EDST Director as needed

Please send peyton.aiken@yale.edu a resume and short cover letter (1 paragraph) explaining your interest by Friday, 3/1 if you would like to be considered for the position. Thank you!

Research Assistants Needed, Impact Study @ Calvin Hill Day Care Center

Calvin Hill Day Care Center—a Yale affiliated child care and kindergarten program—provides full-day, high-quality, affordable child care for Yale and New Haven area families. It was started by undergraduates in the Yale Class of 1971, who now wish to fund a study of Calvin Hill’s impact on families, children, students, and the broader New Haven community. To accomplish this, the Center is seeking several paid Research Assistants to review the Center’s enrollment, family engagement, and program development over time (1970-present). Most relevant sources are located in the Center (150 Highland St., New Haven), but some off-site work is possible as well. 

Paid Position: $15.00 p/h

Role: Data entry, tracking and analyzing trends and changes. Contribute to the design and write up of impact findings and final report.

Schedule: Flexible hours. Schedule to be determined based on mutual availability (around 5 hours per week, possibly more). 

To apply, please submit your resume with a cover letter to Carla Horwitz

(Carla.horwitz@yale.edu) detailing your experience and availability.

Volunteer at the ‘r kids Family Center

Join ‘r kids family center as an after-school volunteer tutor! ‘r kids supports vulnerable children in the foster care system by providing them with a variety of services. They are looking for Yale students to come help in their after-school program by tutoring children and helping with homework. No previous experience required! They are asking for people to come in for one hour a week, and the center is right up Broadway at 45 Dixwell Avenue, a short walk right off Yale’s campus. Those interested should fill out this form or reach out to honor.callanan@yale.edu with any questions!

Teach for America: IGNITE Fellowship, Breakthrough Collaborative, and Post-Grad Employment

Every young person deserves a relevant, engaging education and the power to choose their own future. Here’s how you can help. Teach for America has both internship and post-graduate opportunities to get involved in making an impact in education and beyond. For the Fall consider our IGNITE fellowship, a virtual tutoring opportunity that opens for applications next month. (Open to all majors/years) For the Summer consider our partner organization Breakthrough Collaborative, an opportunity to be a teaching fellow to students in one of their 25 regions. (Open to all majors/years) For Juniors and Seniors interested in post-grad employment consider our teaching corps, a chance to make a direct impact in the classroom while developing your own skills having the opportunity to earn your masters during the process. Our application for Seniors is open until March 15th and Juniors until April 19th.  Register here. For more information, click here.

Paid Tutors Needed: Yale Pediatric Hematology and Oncology School Program, Yale Child Study Center

The Yale Child Study Center and the Yale Education Studies Program presents an opportunity to help plan and implement a tutoring program for patients receiving treatment at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. Two students are needed to develop a successful tutoring program to meet the needs of this specific population of learners. This position will provide hands-on experience, helping apply theoretical knowledge to real world situations. It will present networking opportunities within New Haven Children’s Hospital and the Child Study Center, and the chance to understand the diverse learning needs of a wide range of students. Tutor’s will receive orientation and training specific to hospital employees including safety protocols, HIPPA, and confidentiality. Support tutors will be assigned a direct reporting supervisor from the Yale Child Study Center to work alongside and develop this new program. 

Position: Yale School Support Tutor  

Hours: 6-8 hours per week

Paid Position Details: $28.00 p/h

Location: Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital and Yale Child Study Center 

Job Description: We are seeking 2 dedicated and passionate K-12 tutors to create a new school support program. As a tutor, you will be responsible for providing academic support and guidance to students across various subjects within the K-12 curriculum. Your role will involve assessing students’ needs, developing learning goals, and assisting with homework, assignments, and exam preparation. Read the full list of responsibilities and qualifications  here

Schedule: Flexible hours, 6-8 hours per week (specific schedule to be determined based on mutual availability).

To apply, please submit your resume along with a cover letter to Justin Gardner (Justin.gardner@yale.edu) detailing your tutoring experience and availability.

Volunteers Needed for STEAM Festival at St. Thomas’s Day School 

St. Thomas’s Day School is a private, co-educational elementary school (K-6) located at 830 Whitney Ave, about two miles from downtown. Their annual STEAM festival will be held April 24-26 between 8:30am-3pm each day. The school is looking for any interested volunteers to share their passions and knowledge of any STEAM related topic. Commitments would entail 30-45min blocks targeting either a specific grade-level, multiple grades, or even the entire school. Each grade has one class, and no class has more than 20 students. For further information please feel free to contact the science teacher, Josiah Venter, at jventer@stthomasday.org.

By Stephanie Glover
Stephanie Glover Senior Administrative Assistant