Medill: Media Aide

DEPARTMENT: Medill/Knight Lab 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Available Fall 2019

Media Aide at Device Lab @ Knight Lab will discover new AR/VR experiences, think critically, and assist in curating Knight Lab’s collection of content.

Tasks include:

  • Researching new AR/VR releases, and make recommendations for lab purchases.
  • Develop and maintain list of experiences tailored for interest groups that visit the lab.
  • Plan/host events for NU to view and demo VR/AR equipment on campus.
  • Write brief and occasionally longer critical reviews of content.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2019-20 academic year.

Availability to work 8-10 hrs/wk. This position is well suited to someone interested in writing about technology, the arts or media criticism. There is room to tailor specific tasks to the strengths and interests of the person who fills the role.

PAY RATE: $12.00 - $12.85/hr

CONTACT NAME: Rebecca Poulson 

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 847-467-4971

CONTACT EMAIL: rebecca.poulson@northwestern.edu