Jobs, Internships, Volunteer Opportunities

Editor's note:

This digest of job, internship, and volunteer opportunities for Columbia students is published weekly; each post is live for four weeks.

October 25, 2021

1. Vanderbilt Hiring Two Assistant Professors

Vanderbilt University is hiring two assistant professors: one in the Department of Anthropology who conducts research on Latinx migration, with a focus on Latinx children
and youth, and one in biological anthropology with an active research agenda that focuses on biocultural processes related to health and disease within Latin American or Caribbean populations. For more information & to apply please visit here for Cultural Anthropology and here for Biological Anthropology.  Applications will begin to be reviewed on November 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. 


2. MIXTECO Interpreting Opportunity

Accurate Communication, an interpreting company, is looking for Mixteco interpreters. They have contracts with Los Angeles Unified School District, Administration for Children's Services, Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, and Department of Parks and Recreation.

The interpreting can be done over Whatsapp, Webex, Zoom or in person. 

The rate for MIXTECO is $50/hr.

If you are interested, please email [email protected]

3. Manna Project International (Volunteer)

Manna Project International is very excited to announce that we are resuming ON-SITE in Ecuador in January 2022! We have begun recruiting college students and recent grads for our 3-13 month long-term Ecuador Program Director positions beginning in January 2022. This program is for young professionals interested in implementing education, health and economic livelihood community programs in suburban Quito.

Manna Project International (MPI), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has fulfilled a mission since 2004 to foster communities of talented young leaders to become the next generation of social change agents by engaging in collaborative, on-the-ground service with international communities in need. Over 2000 volunteers have gained extensive leadership experience, and developed critical career skills for international relations, community development, nonprofit management, ESL, education, healthcare, international law, communications, and many more fields. While meeting a fundraising commitment, volunteers receive robust professional trainings and mentoring. This position is a great fit for recent grads, gap year students, co-ops, or those looking to take a semester off. 

Applications are now live at

4. Internship Opportunity: Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research

The IAI Internship Program provides an opportunity for college students from IAI member countries and from other regions to gain valuable experience from working at an inter-governmental organization.

Interns may help to review reports, draft project briefs, produce infographics, create stakeholder maps, and assist in the Conference of the Parties. As part of the IAI team, interns will participate in international meetings and events, and contribute to communication and analytical work on global change.

Participation in the IAI Internship Program is on an ongoing basis, with no specific recruitment period. Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Further information on how to apply: