October 6, 2022

Teaching assistant needed for NYC Watershed training course

Teaching assistant needed for NYC Watershed training course

particle for direct object Bachelor’s program in sustainable development is accepting applications to sponsor the two-day fall course SDEV 4550, “The New York City Watershed: From Community Displacement to Collaboration and Climate Adaptation.”

Applicants must be full-time graduate students at Columbia University enrolled in a degree-granting program. Students should expect to work an average of 10 to 20 hours per week prior to the two-day course (although this can vary throughout the semester), with 10 hours per day on October 1-2 and 20 hours between October 12 and 21, 2018.

Applications are accepted only from graduate students.

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Please send a letter of interest in the position and resume (both in PDF format) Here By September 15.

Course information

SDEV 4550 | The New York City Watershed: From Community Displacement to Climate Cooperation and Adaptation

Lecturer: Professor Paul Galli


  • Preparation meeting: Wednesday, September 28, from 16:00 to 18:00
  • Date of the course: Saturday October 1st to Sunday October 2nd

A graduate student is needed to support the preparation and delivery of a two-day field course. The candidate will work closely with Professor Galli for the successful implementation of the course on October 1-2, 2022.

The successful candidate will have strong attention to detail, the ability to work with minimal supervision, and experience supporting a classroom. Preference is given to students who have already completed the course.

Anticipated duties

Under the teacher’s supervision, the volunteer helps prepare class supplies and assist in its implementation. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Distribution of materials among students
  • Answering students’ questions
  • Act as Reader/Second Class on the assigned final paper, due on October 12th
  • Other assignments as needed to support course preparation and execution


Must be a full-time graduate student with the following:

  • Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Must be able to manage tasks and time with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of watershed communities or the Catskills Mountains is preferred, but not required.

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