Some popular service opportunities that Grinnellians, and sociology majors in particular, avail of include the following:
The Judith Louise McKim Sociology Scholarship is awarded yearly to a top-junior or senior sociology major by the Grinnell sociology department.
The APSA Minority Fellowship Program offers scholarships for students in underrepresented groups applying for doctoral programs in Political Science and an interest in teaching.
For more information, please visit their website.
Joseph F. Wall '41 Scholarship
Scene Shop Staff
Job Description: Scene Shop Staff members work closely with the Technical Director and students in Theatre 115: Introduction to Stagecraft to perform the majority of the construction (primarily carpentry), painting, electrics, and other technical work involved in mounting the department’s mainstage productions. Scene Shop Staff also might be called to participate in mainstage Strike calls. Minimum of 3 hrs/week scheduled time (plus 5 Strike calls, 4 hrs each).
Properties Storage Coordinator
Job Description: Stitchers in the Costume Studio perform the majority of the construction, sorting, cleaning, mending, and altering work for costumes of mainstage productions. Stitchers also work as Wardrobe Crew Chiefs, a paid position on mainstage productions. Minimum of 3 hrs/week scheduled time (plus additional hours when serving as Wardrobe Crew Chief).
Costume Storage Coordinator
Job Description: The Costume Storage Coordinator works closely with the Costume Studio Supervisor to supervise and coordinate the movement of all costuming items in and out of the department’s costume storage facilities. The Costume Storage Coordinator enforces the department’s checkout policy for costume items by meeting with individuals and groups who wish to borrow items. He or she also works as a Stitcher in the Costume Studio. Minimum of 5 hrs/week scheduled/flex time.
Costume Studio Manager
Job Description: The Costume Studio Manager works closely with the Costume Studio Supervisor to coordinate work schedules of all Stitchers to ensure smooth operation of the Costume Studio. Minimum of 3 hrs/week scheduled/flex time.
Preferred Skills/Attributes: Experience in sewing, common alterations, and other theatrical costuming techniques; strong leadership and time-management skills; attention to detail; First Aid and Adult CPR certification (provided by the department upon hiring).