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October 25, 2022

We're Hiring!

Are you looking to join a team of passionate and creative people working to make the world a healthier place for everyone? Healthy Materials Lab is looking for a candidate for the following position to join our team.

Current opportunities for students of Parsons and The New School

Communications Research Assistant

This student will assist with developing media campaigns, create assets for events and general HML activities using HML’s brand guidelines, and be behind the scenes for our social media platforms.

This is a hybrid position for 10-15 hours/week. Research Assistant jobs are $22.08/hr based on Student Employment at The New School.


  • Undergraduate or Graduate student at The New School.

  • Must be a team player, hard-working, and ready to dive into new material.

  • Experience in managing project timelines, teams, and workflow.

  • Proactively engage constituents through the use of a range of media including graphic materials, storytelling, printed educational materials, social media;

  • Create communication tools to highlight and elevate the work that is already being done by HML;

  • Research innovative communications materials and content to feature on HML social media channels, and create expert and impactful copy;

  • Support the development of media campaigns, track performance, and marketplace trends and analytics.

  • Continue to accelerate the growth of HML audience numbers and mailing lists;

  • Well-developed skills in graphic and written communications;

  • Comfort expressing and visually documenting the process behind the work;

  • Adhere to the University’s COVID-19 protocol.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Has experience working in a variety of communities; particularly with a strong ability to respectfully represent and advocate for individuals from historically under-represented communities.

Healthy Materials Lab is convinced that the strength and resilience of a team come from diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applicants who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of color), LGBTQ, women, immigrants, and people with disabilities to apply.

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