Opportunities at the Institute

Zolberg-IRC Fellowships

Paid fellowships available to matriculated graduate and PhD students at The New School.

Research Assistants

RA NEED: The Zolberg Institute seeks an RA for research for a book chapter on the history of mobility in the United States, including westward expansion of white populations in the 18th and 19th centuries and the dispossession of Indigenous peoples, movement during the Great Depression, the impact of the automobile on mobility and residence in the 20th century and other topics.

Time Commitment: 10 hours/week January-December 2023.

Matriculated graduate students at The New School can become Research Assistants on the following projects:

  • Collaborative on Climate Futures
  • Cities and Climate-Induced Migration
  • Abolish ICE?
  • Institute Social Media/Design

Interested in becoming a research assistant at the Institute?  Email Catherine McGahan to find out about available RAships.

Student Fellows

The Zolberg Student Fellows program is designed to provide research and mentorship opportunities for New School students interested in topics of migration and mobility.

Student Fellows will be invited to attend a speaker series with other Fellows, affiliated faculty, and outside speakers. These lunchtime talks will take place on a bi-weekly basis on Wednesdays from 12 pm-2 pm. Student Fellows will also be invited to participate in movie nights, neighborhood walking tours, and museum visits. All lunches and relevant tickets will be provided.

Open to graduate students and undergraduate juniors and seniors.

To apply, please provide a brief statement about why you are interested in migration and/or mobility by Tuesday, 1/31.

PhD Writing Group

Join other PhD students in a bi-weekly workshop aimed at strengthening your writing.  The group meets every other Wednesday at 12:00p ET.  Email Monica Salmon Gomez for more information or to join.

Visiting Scholars and Practitioners

Those interested in becoming Visiting Scholars/Practitioners should first complete this interest form.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

We currently do not have any open postdoctoral fellowships. Please check back.

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