Student Positions

Communications and Administrative Assistant

The Center for Global Health Science and Security is looking for a Administrative and Communications Assistant for the for the Spring and Summer 2024 semesters. This position covers a range of duties assisting both the faculty and department administrator for the center with day-to-day operations that support our academic and research efforts.

TheĀ  position is open to undergraduate students, with a preference for work-study students, interested in gaining experience in the functional and managerial aspects of a research center.

The selected candidate will work with Dr. Katz, Center Director, and Nyx Elizabeth, Programs Administrator, to support day-to-day operations and communications. The Administrative and Communications Assistant will be responsible for email communications, supply procurement, scheduling, Center social media accounts, and website upkeep. The Administrative and Communications Assistant will be expected to work in-person from the GU Medical Campus for at least 10 hours per week. An interest in communications, attention to detail, and previous experience working in an office environment are strongly preferred.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse team of employees. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Preference will be given for candidates with the following:

  • A responsible and friendly attitude with excellent attention to detail
  • A candidate who can work with limited supervision with a proactive mindset toward administrative items
  • A prompt and effective communicator when challenegs arise and when taks need modifying based on circumstances.
  • Experience in WordPress, LinkedIn, and X platforms
  • Preferred: Experience in an adminstrative support role
  • Preferred: Majoring in, or a strong familiarity with, health sciences or a related discipline.

Graduate student applications will not be accepted.

To Apply

Please send a resume and short letter of interest, highlighting fitness for the role, to Nyx Elizabeth (