SLS Employment Opportunities

Each semester, SLS has employment opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as Brittain Fellows. 

The SLS Student Assistant program provides motivated undergraduate students with the opportunity to assist in program development and management as we work toward the goal of creating sustainable communities.  SLS Student Assistants work with SLS staff in all areas of our programming, and positions include work in communications and marketing, visual design, web design, service learning and community engagement, partner support, and office support.  

Graduate students and Brittain Fellows work in a focused way with our Director and other SLS staff on research and writing, and the development of strategies and tools specific to our courses and programming.  These positions vary from semester to semester.  

Interested in exploring work opportunities with SLS?  Contact us via email.

Please see below for specific position postings, and check back frequently for more opportunities.


Graduate Research Assistant - Equitable & Sustainable Development - Spring/Summer 2020

SLS is seeking a GRA for the Spring and Summer 2020 semesters to assist with planning and coordination of the iGniTe SLS summer Session: Equitable & Sustainable Development.  This program is offered during the Short Summer session, June 17 to July 21.  The role entails working under the supervision of SLS's Service-Learning and Partnerships Specialist, and collaborating with Summer Session staff and with course instructors to:

  • Coordinate and lead or assist with leading experiential learning opportunities across and within courses (e.g., field trips, workshops, reflections, active learning activities) that provide students with transdisciplinary perspectives on the Equitable & Sustainable Development theme
  • Improve program framework and teaching materials based on assessment results from programs offered the past two summer, to advance and deepen transdisciplinary learning

This position will also assist the SLS Director with research and coordination involved in launching and coordinating the new VIP research team, VIP: Building for Equity and Sustainability.  This VIP is an outgrowth of SLS-led work in the Equity Petal of the new Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design (aka the GT Living Building.  The CIP brings together faculty, staff, and students from multiple schools and units to conduct action research on the Kendeda Building and surrounding communities, with a special focus on West Atlanta.  The VIP is open to undergraduate and graduate students.  Ideally, the GRA will register for the VIP.

For a complete job description and requirements, as well as application instructions, click HERE.