Content Lead

Are you passionate about furthering access to education for refugees? We are looking for enthusiastic, culturally sensitive, and responsible candidates who are interested in joining our efforts to bring the Access platform to refugee camps in Rwanda.

As the Content Lead on our Project Access for Refugees Team, you will be responsible for developing new content and revamping current content on our guidance platform to fit the environment and reality faced by students living in the Mahama Refugee Camp in Rwanda.

In short: You will create, synthesize, and serve the information students with refugee backgrounds need to successfully navigate the US college admissions process.

As a founding member of the team, you will get a unique chance to take ownership and set the direction for our initiative to widen access to higher education for refugees.

While we don’t require you to have a specific educational or vocational background, we are looking for someone who…
•    … is passionate about helping refugees
•    … is familiar with the US college admissions process
•    … can clearly and succinctly communicate complex things
•    … is diligent and responsible

Any experience with issues related to refugees and/or Rwanda is a plus.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on something meaningful alongside your studies and build important skills that your dream employer will recognize.

We expect 4-5 effective hours of commitment per week—of course with flexibility during exam hours or other similarly busy periods. The position is unpaid.

In addition to completing the Application Form, answering the following questions are mandatory for your application to be valid:
•    If tomorrow you arrived at work/school and all your colleagues/classmates were clones of you, what would work well and what wouldn’t?
•    Why are you interested in improving access to education for refugees specifically? If you have any previous vocational or academic experience with issues related to refugees, please tell us about it.
•    What questions do you have for us?

Apply for this position here.

 

Tech Lead

Are you passionate about furthering access to education for refugees? We are looking for enthusiastic, culturally sensitive, and responsible candidates who are interested in joining our efforts to bring the Access platform to refugee camps in Rwanda.

As the Tech Lead on our Project Access for Refugees Team, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining a durable but engaging web-based framework to deliver information to college applicants from refugee camps.

As a founding member of the team, you will get a unique chance to take ownership and set the direction for our initiative to widen access to higher education for refugees.

While we don’t require you to have a specific educational or vocational background, we are looking for someone who…
•    … is passionate about helping refugees
•    … is experienced in web development
•    … loves to solve problems under constraints
•    … is diligent and responsible
Any experience with issues related to refugees and/or Rwanda is a plus.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on something meaningful alongside your studies and build important skills that your dream employer will recognize.

We expect 4-5 effective hours of commitment per week—of course with flexibility during exam hours or other similarly busy periods. The position is unpaid.

In addition to completing the Application Form, answering the following questions are mandatory for your application to be valid:
•    If tomorrow you arrived at work/school and all your colleagues/classmates were clones of you, what would work well and what wouldn’t?
•    Why are you interested in improving access to education for refugees specifically? If you have any previous vocational or academic experience with issues related to refugees, please tell us about it.
•    Tell us about a time you created something. It could be anything—e.g. an app, a project, or a student organization. Why did you create it, and what was the most important thing you learned from creating it?

Apply for this position here.