TC Opportunities

Doctoral Research Fellow Spring - Summer 2023

The Office of Academic Planning seeks a Doctoral Research Fellow (DRF) to support the work of academic planning and international engagement at during the 2022-2023 academic year. The successful candidate will assist with various research, partnership, and project activities. The DRF will be expected to engage with faculty to conceptualize grant opportunities, contribute to budget planning and draft relevant literature reviews and grant proposals. The DRF will also be expected to design research studies; collect and analyze relevant data; and draft summaries and reports. In addition, the DRF will serve as liaison for student activities; participate in the planning and organization of international programs and events; and support the coordination of delegation visits and special events. Finally, the DRF will provide administrative support to the Office of Academic Planning and its constituent offices as needed.

Please note that this position is in-person and reports to the Associate Vice Provost for Academic Planning. This position is for spring/summer of the 22-23 academic year. The anticipated start date is January 3, 2023 and the end date is August 31, 2023 with the possibility for renewal in the 2023-2024 academic year. To learn more and apply, please visit the TC Careers page. Kindly make sure to submit a resume AND cover letter. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and research skills.

Questions? Please feel free to email us at

Non-TC Opportunities

JFEW SUNY Global Affairs Leadership Program Fall 2022 

Deadline: Rolling

The Jewish Foundation for Education of Women (JFEW) Global Affairs Leadership Program has openings for Graduate Assistants (GA) for Fall 2022. Designed for SUNY undergraduates at three SUNY campuses, the Leadership Program is a two-year scholarship and academic program to support SUNY students to become global leaders. The GA position is unpaid and requires minimum participation of one full day per week on-site at the SUNY Global Center (located on116 E 55th St.). There is an option for additional days of engagement.

The Program will include a range of activities including:

  • Global Women’s Leadership Forum
  • Other global-focused events
  • Program development
  • Outreach to NGOs and global organizations
  • Coordination of monthly seminars
  • Curriculum development and program evaluations

To apply send your resume and Fall 2022 availability to Ms. Zainab Tahir ( Applications will be reviewed immediately, and interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis. We encourage you submit your applications soon, as the team is limited in size and positions fill up quickly.

Questions? Please feel free to reach out to Ms. Tahir.

International Travel Grant

Funded by OIA, the International Travel Grant (ITG) for Teachers College students engaging in academic activities abroad is intended to support travel-related expenses for conducting research, fulfilling internships, presenting at conferences, or participating in other academic activities outside of the United States.

Through this initiative, OIA awards up to four grants of $500 once in the fall and once in the spring semester. Applications will be accepted for future travel only. Applications for travel completed before the award notification date are not eligible.

Eligible expenses include, but are not limited to, transportation, accommodation and supplies. Award recipients will be required to submit a summary report of their research or other activities following completion of their trip. OIA may publish reports on the OIA website or invite award recipients to present their work at a student forum. 


Students are eligible to apply for the travel grant only once per academic year. In addition, grant applicants must be:

  • A full- or half-time matriculated, degree-seeking student taking at least 6.0 credits or the equivalent
  • A continuing student (students graduating in Spring or Summer 2019 are not eligible)
  • Going abroad for academic purposes in the same academic year that the application is submitted


Fall semester
  • Applications accepted: September
  • Deadline: October
  • Award announcement: November
Spring semester
  • Applications accepted: February
  • Deadline: March
  • Award announcement: March

*Exact dates will be announced at the beginning of each semester.

Application Process

Applicants must submit all of the items listed below via the Google application form. Documents should be uploaded as PDF attachments only.

  1. Official application
  2. Proposal (maximum of 2 single-spaced pages, including budget)
  3. Updated resume or CV
  4. Supporting documents (e.g. conference acceptance letter, research and/or data collection schedule, internship award letter, etc.)*

*Documentation is not required but is strongly encouraged.

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