WEPC Job Opportunities

Student & Staff Positions

Administrative Coordinator

WEPC, in collaboration with the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, is seeking a dynamic, driven and detail-oriented administrative coordinator to support the day-to-day operations of two growing and ambitious teams at Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education and Human Development. Under the Supervision of the ELPS Chair and WEPC Faculty Director, the Administrative Coordinator will sit at the intersection of the ELPS department and the policy center, supporting critical coherence and coordination across two aligned yet distinct offices, requiring a high-level of collaboration, investment and skill.

More information about the role here.

Submit your application here. For questions, please contact us at wheelockpolicy@bu.edu.

Communications Assistant (Student Position)

For on-campus Boston University Students, though work may be done remotely. 

Currently seeking applicants for Spring semester and/or full year placement. Both work study and regular student employment applicants welcome.

Support the Wheelock Educational Policy Center at BU’s College of Education and Human Development as a communications assistant responsible for crafting non-academic writing (articles, blogs, etc); social media content; event & newsletter content; and updating and improving our website. The communications assistant(s) will have the opportunity to work alongside leading researchers and state/national policymakers seeking to disrupt systemic inequities within U.S. schools and classrooms. Typically able to support 1-2 students for 6-10 hours a week ($15/hr). Hours, start date and specific responsibilities negotiated based on candidate availability and background. While listed as an “on-campus” opportunity, responsibilities can be completed remotely.

For Spring 2024, WEPC is prioritizing hiring a communication intern with facility in content creation (e.g., writing, graphics, social, etc) Other preference is for website updating and management via WordPress; remainder of responsibilities can be adjusted based on other skills/interest.

To apply, please email the following to wheelockpolicy@bu.edu: 1) a resume 2) 1-2 examples of creative content you’ve created, with at least one demonstrating your non-academic writing ability. 

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

Research Opportunities

Graduate and Undergraduate Research Opportunities

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