Now Open: 2nd Wave of Research Assistant Positions Open

job posting notice

Update as of 3/01/2018 – All positions have been filled

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The Muse Collaborative is looking for three research assistants to work in a team-based environment and create/curate content for its hip-hop library.  The researcher team will be tasked with studying and developing materials for a thematic set of 8 hip-hop albums, including but not limited to: accurate lyric sheets, links for sampled songs, original articles and publications for each album, artists’ biographies, and original pieces on hip-hop arts and culture. Researchers will also compile content for other album sets. While each member of the team isn’t expected to be proficient in every skill mentioned below, the group as a whole will have expertise in:

·» Research and journalism
·» Hip-hop history
·» Camden history and culture

Each researcher will be provided with office supplies, program training, and training materials, and will be compensated at $12.00/hr. Due to limited capacity, The Muse Collaborative cannot provide access to workstations at this time, meaning members must work remotely and have a strong sense of self-motivation.

Researchers are strongly encouraged to attend the events resulting from their work and are also welcome to join us in raising funds for further cycles of the program.


·» Commit 15 hours per week for eight weeks
·» Able to meet with all team members once a week in Camden during the project
·» Passion for hip-hop arts and culture
·» Legally eligible to work in the United States (felonies are not a disqualifier)
·» Strong preference is given to residents of Camden city

Applicants should send a resume, a brief description of themselves and their interest in the position, and writing samples to  If submitting a digital application poses difficulty for you, please call (856) 209-0730 to arrange an alternative application plan.

All applications are due by February 15th, 2018 at 5:00 PM and interviews will be scheduled for the following week, with positions beginning on March 5th.

The Muse Collaborative does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical disability, veteran’s status, political service or affiliation, color, religion, economic status, or national origin.