Each academic year the CPC employs work study students from multiple disciplines and 8-10 Graduate Assistants from RWU's programs in Architecture and Historic Preservation. All positions are chosen through an application/selection process and workwith the CPC as part of their work study or graduate assistantship financial award. Work Study students work in a variety of capacities with the CPC, including: Marketing, Research, Graphic Design, Writing, Photography, Videography, and Achitectural Design. CPC Graduate Assistants act as project leaders and coordinators for the CPC's work with the community, coordinating the work of RWU courses, students and volunteer organizations.
Positions are posted each spring on the Financial Aid website. All interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and when pertinent writing or design samples. Please indicate which position you are applying for in your cover letter.
Job Description: The CPC Graduate Assistant will focus on one or two projects during the year and will assist the Director of the CPC with the following tasks for those projects:
To be selected, applicants must:
CPC Graduate Assistant positions will be awarded based on applicant’s qualifications relative to the selection criteria, number of available positions, and suitability for the specific types of projects that are planned for the CPC during the coming academic year.
The CPC Fellowship Program provides the opportunity for RWU students who are deeply interested in community engagement to build their skills, increase their personal capacity to affect change, and have more impact on the community. The program is competitive and is open to RWU students from all disciplines and programs. Selected Fellows will lead collaborative CPC project teams, serve community partners, support RWU faculty in community-engaged projects, and participate in leadership/capacity building activities. All CPC projects benefit the local community while providing CPC Fellows with experience in real-world projects that deepen their academic experiences.
The Fellows program will focus on six primary objectives:
For CPC Fellows:
For the CPC and RWU:
Qualifications for Fellows:
Fellows will be paid $10/hour, with an expectation to work approximately 150 hours per six-month period (typically 8-12 hours/week). Fellowship awards are capped at $1,500 per six months or $3,000 per year. Fellows may work during academic breaks in the winter, spring and summer.
Download and complete the CPC Fellowship Application Form. All completed applications and supporting materials will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. This position has an anticipated start date in February 2015. Those with questions about the CPC Fellowship Program should contact Arnold Robinson, CPC Director at email@example.com or (401) 254-3307.