Undergraduate Staff Assistant

Federal Work-Study and Non-Work-Study Students

Duke's Asian American & Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) is looking for an undergraduate Staff Assistant to provide marketing, program communication and writing assistance. We're looking for someone who can help with various tasks, such as writing original pieces on AADS' events for the program's website and helping with AADS programming. The ideal candidate should have solid communication and writing skills and can work independently on several projects with varying priorities. We are seeking applicants who can begin at the start of the spring semester, but the start date is slightly flexible. Generally, AADS undergraduate student worker positions begin at the start of the semester and summer work is optional. The priority deadline is November 17, 2023, and the job will be open until filled.


  • Approximately 5-7 hours/week
  • Ability to write 2-3 original pieces per month (around 250 words each)
  • Problem-solving skills and a willingness to contribute new ideas
  • Availability to attend staff meetings and AADS-sponsored events

This is a paid position. To be considered for this job, please email dukeaasp@duke.edu with a resume, transcript, writing sample, and brief cover letter sharing your background and interest in the role. Work-study is a program that helps students get part-time jobs, primarily on Duke's campus. When a work-study student finds a job, financial aid pays a portion of their wages. For more information on work-study, please visit https://financialaid.duke.edu/work-study.