Multicultural Affairs Opportunities

There are many ways to get involved with Multicultural Affairs! See below for open opportunities, last updated Monday, April 15. "$" indicates paid positions.

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Opportunities for the 2024–25 Academic Year

($) Develop and implement programs as a Multicultural Affairs Student Coordinator: Applications are open until positions are filled.

Multicultural Affairs has multiple Student Coordinator roles, which are primarily charged with supporting the development and implementation of programming in Multicultural Affairs and specifically assigned to a focus areas within the office. 

All Columbia College and Columbia Engineering undergraduates fully enrolled for the 2024-25 academic year are eligible to apply. Coordinators must be on-campus for both the fall and spring semesters. Applications are open until filled.  More information about the Student Coordinator positions and the application can be found here

Columbia Mentoring Initiative: Seeking Chairs ($) and Mentors

Columbia Mentoring Initiative (CMI) is an inter-generational mentorship program that connects first-year and transfer students (mentees) with returning students (mentors) and all students with alumni. Mentees receive one-on-one mentorship, participate in social and cultural events with an identity-based community and have access to a support network that is dedicated to your success at Columbia. All mentees are paired with a mentor of a shared identity and join one of our nine "family trees.” Family trees include:

  • Asian Family Tree
  • Black Family Tree
  • Disability Justice Family Tree
  • Indigenous Family Tree
  • Latinx Family Tree
  • LGBTQ Family Tree
  • International Family Tree 
  • Middle Eastern and North African Family Tree
  • Mixed Heritage Family Tree

The CMI Chair applications will continue to be open until all positions are filled. The CMI Mentor application will continue to be open until all positions are filled. 

Create change as a Multicultural Affairs Advisory Council member for the 2024-25 Academic year

The Multicultural Affairs Advisory Council (MAAC) is a collective of four distinct student advisory boards: Student of Color Advisory Board (SOCAB), Queer and Trans Student Advisory Board (QTAB), International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) and First-Generation Student Advisory Board (FAB).

Organized by Multicultural Affairs, MAAC is composed of Columbia College and Columbia Engineering undergraduate students to work toward a more respectful, accountable and socially just campus environment. In partnership with students, student organizations, Multicultural Affairs and campus partners, the council strives to continue creating a community in which students of all identities are supported, valued and celebrated. 

All Columbia College and Columbia Engineering undergraduates students who will be fully enrolled and on campus through the 2024-25 academic year are eligible to apply.

The applications are now closed. First-year representative applications will open in mid-August.


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