ENVS 1720 COURSE ASSISTANT JOB OPENING
- Set up service learning sites for students enrolled in the Environmental Justice class; these sites are Providence area organizations working on environmental justice organizations
- Recruit students for these sites and be the liaison between the sites and Professor Quigley, checking in with site managers periodically.
- Attend Environmental Justice class during the Spring 2013 class on Mondays from 3:00 pm to 5:20 pm
- Develop and present one-two lecture/seminar topics in environmental justice for the class
- Keep a record of student attendance, student grades (help with grading), upload readings for the MyCourse site
- Meet with students of the class for special support with assignments
- Other related tasks as needed.
- Work will begin in December 2012
- 8-10 hrs per week
- Job begins in December
- Pay $9.25-$11 per hour, based on experience
Applicant should be a grad student, or senior undergrad, who has worked with environmental health and justice issues. Some previous course experience in these areas will be needed. Preference will be given to Environmental Studies concentrators
About ENVS 1720
Provides an overview of environmental justice history, theory and definitions. Students will review quantitative, qualitative, and theoretical approaches for understanding the origins and persistence of environmental discrimination. Examines the regulatory, institutional, structural, political, and economic forces that underlie patterns of race and class-based discrimination and their implications for environmental health among diverse communities. Case examples of environmental justice organizing will inform students of positive efforts by people of color in protecting their communities. Not open to first year students. Prerequisite: ENVS 0110.
Please apply through the student employment website - http://brown.edu/about/administration/student-employment/