Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

The Life Span Institute strives to improve the quality of life for individuals across the life span and in communities throughout the world. Our research spans education, intellectual and physical disabilities, community health and development, health policy, addiction, childhood obesity and more. Open positions are posted here when available. 

Student position: Visual Design Intern

The ideal candidate enjoys the challenge of creating visual representations of abstract concepts in static illustration or motion graphics, but also has strong foundation in layout and graphic design. The individual hired will illustrate, design or help animate content to accompany news, web features, social media posts and print publications. There will also be opportunities to create marketing materials, including advertisements, brochures and newsletters.
$12/hour
10-15 hours per week
Full details and application instructions

 

Student position: Video Production Assistant

The position requires experience in all aspects of video production, from creative concept, organized narrative to executing production, knowledge of equipment and detailed post-production editing. Work closely with communications team members to develop video and media content for presentations, web and social. Video content may be narrative promotional material, or for research purposes, or instructional or training related. Materials will be produced in studio or on location in research settings including laboratory, classrooms, and in communities. Must be comfortable and professional working with a variety of subjects included children and adults with and without disabilities.

$12/hour
10-15 hours per week
Full details and application instructions

 

 

 

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