Monthly Archives: April 2013

Job opening for grad student – psychologist/psychoanalyst office

Seeking a smart, sane, and very proactive Grad Student for a combination of: Personal-assistance administrative work (calls, billing, errands) + Research (mostly compiling materials, reading and some writing – in the realm of cultural studies + psychoanalysis). The work is for a couple of psychologists-psychoanlaysts associated with NYU, in our downtown suite (Soho). IF interested please send a detailed cover letter + short CV

Event of Interest, May 3-4: Conference on Sovereignty at NYU

Please join the Global Research Initiative, the Remarque Institute, and the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia at New York University for

Sovereignty: Stages and Frontiers
a two-day interdisciplinary conference
organized by Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Nicole Jerr

Friday May 3rd and Saturday May 4th,
401 Silver Center
New York University 

Conference poster, with tentative schedule, is attached.

For more information about the Consortium for Intellectual and Cultural History, and for upcoming Consortium events, please visit

Sovereignty Poster 1.pdf

Event 4/23 – Humanities Initiative: What Can You Do with M.A. in Humanities?

Today, the Graduate School of Arts & Science and Gallatin are co-hosting a Humanities Initiative panel – What Can You Do With an MA in the Humanties? The panel features some of our very own Draper alums: Hilarie Ashton, Roy Schwartz, and Christopher Cappelluti.

Advisement Announcement!

Fall 2013 Academic Advisement
Draper’s fall 2013 academic advisement session will run from Monday, August 12 – Thursday, August 29. Students may call the Draper main line at 212.998.8070starting at 9:00am on Monday, July 23, 2013, to make an advisement appointment. This information is also available on our News and Events page.

Registering for Outside Classes
Students wishing to register for non-Draper courses may do so once registration opens on Albert this Monday, April 22. In this case, it is important to first contact the originating department to find out what their protocol is for registering outside students.

All students who are registering for credit-bearing courses in the fall 2013 semester must have an advising appointment.

Working on Your Thesis
Students who plan to work only on their thesis in the fall and not take other courses must register for Maintenance of Matriculation (Course number MAINT-GA 4747, Class #1466). No permission codes are needed to register for maintenance, nor is it required that you have an advisement appointment.


 Draper Fall 2013 Schedule
A preliminary fall 2013 course schedule is now available on Draper’s website, here .
We will add more crosslists, course descriptions and additional course information as we receive it, so please check back regularly.
As always, feel free to call or email Draper —212.998.8070 or— with any questions.


Internship with Draper Alumna – Higher Education – NYC – Paid.

Summer School Internship – Group Leader

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Summer School Internship – Group Leader (start date July 1 – September 30, 2013)

The University of Cologne New York Office (

The University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics, and Social Sciences ( &L=1)

The Summer School Program (

We seek a committed and energetic undergraduate student/ graduate student enrolled at a local college or university to join us in implementing our educational objectives and program administration needs. University of Cologne is looking for a skilled and motivated Intern to bring expertise in guiding groups of undergraduate students to our team. The internship will report to the Director in New York. The Intern will support University of Cologne’s local administrative staff and its undergraduate students based in the U.S. in their faculty/company interactions and support the needs of the students participating in an academic summer away program.

Deadline for applications: April 19th, 2013.

Primary Responsibilities

The Development and Partnership Manager is responsible for the following and other duties as assigned:

Professional Qualifications

The successful applicant will have the following minimum qualifications:

-Must be a U.S. citizen or legally able to work in the U.S.; we cannot sponsor a visa. International Students on student visas presently enrolled in a university or college in the U.S. are responsible for researching their eligibility with the help of their international office on campus.

-Experience leading a student group

– Expert knowledge in Social Media and its usage
-A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is preferred but not required

-Excellent knowledge of New York City
-Creativity, resourcefulness, and professionalism
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Willingness to travel locally and work from WiFi spots in the city

-Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
-This position requires occasional evenings and weekends

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation will not depend on the level of experience but the in-house mandated internship remuneration of USD 750 per month.

The internship will be located in New York City. July 1-August 4 the Intern will work from a home office. August 4 through September 13 the Intern will accompany the group. Post-Event reporting will be handled in a home office September 13 -30. The volume of hours is 20 5-10 hours a week pre- and post-student-arrival and departure and 30 hours a week during the summer school. The home office location should be in New York City.

About the Organization

University of Cologne New York Office reports to the University of Cologne International Office in Cologne, Germany and locally to DAAD New York Office.

The University of Cologne New York Office as a whole offers research events, lectures, alumni roundtables, education courses for its undergraduates, and other opportunities in the fields of higher education and international partnerships in the United States. Past meetings have been held in Boulder, Boston, Houston, San Francisco, Louisville, and New York City, on topics such as university partnership, international strategic partnerships, international higher education, career tracks at University of Cologne, Ph.D. programs in Germany, returning to Germany as a researcher presently in North America, and the language strategy at a German public research university.


To be considered for this position, interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Stefanie Grupp-Clasby via email s.grupp-clasby at

University of Cologne is an equal opportunity employer. Deadline: April 26th, 2013

871 United Nations Plaza, 15th Floor, New York, New York, 10017, United States


Start date

July 1, 2013

End date

September 30, 2013

Application deadline

April 26, 2013

Education requirements

4-year degree

Languages needed


Level of language proficiency


German – preferable but not required

Employment type

Part time Internship

Professional level

None specified

Stefanie Grupp-Clasby

University of Cologne New York Office

871 United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017, USA
Phone +1 (212) 758-5893
Cell Phone +1 (917) 208-0089
Googlevoice + (646) 807-8540