Now Open: Research Assistant Positions

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Update as of 10/01/2017 – 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 first community program.  The researcher team will be tasked with studying and developing materials for 8 hip-hop albums, including but not limited to: accurate lyric sheets, links for sampled songs, original articles and publications for each album, and interviews to support such articles.  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 or 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 $10/hr (for a maximum of 80 hours).  Due to limited capacity, The Muse Collaborative cannot provide access to workstations at this time.  While each member of the team is expected to contribute eighty hours of work to the project, additional volunteer effort is welcomed.

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.  While additional financial compensation cannot be offered for fundraising efforts at this time, support and training will be provided for any member of the team interested in nonprofit development.


  • Able to commit ~15 hours per week until completion to the project
  • 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 and a brief description of themselves and their interest in the position 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 September 29th, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

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.