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Student Staff Program provides the opportunity to learn about the multifaith work of the University Chaplaincy and to assist our chaplains and staff in fulfilling essential functions that support our programs and services.

Responsibilities include hospitality and communications, data and record management, web and publications work, and special event staffing. Training and mentoring will be provided through monthly staff meetings and ongoing coaching to build knowledge and skills.

Current Tufts students may apply and the University Chaplaincy strives to create a diverse staff team. For more details on the position please contact our office with any questions.

Iman Ali

Iman Ali

Class Year: 2022

Major: Community Health

Hometown: Malden, MA

Interests/Extracurriculars: Tufts MSA, Tisch Scholars, Admissions Diversity Council, MOTHER Lab

I love the collaborative, warm, and multifaith community that the Chaplaincy fosters. I was excited about working alongside individuals committed to supporting the Chaplaincy and the many programs and resources it offers.

 

Curry Brinson

Curry Brinson

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Class Year: 2022

Majors: History and Religion

Hometown: Thomasville, GA

Interests/Extracurriculars: Action for Sexual Assault Prevention, Tufts Tour Guides, Tufts Wilderness Orientation

Interest in the Student Worker Program: The Chaplaincy has always been a safe space for me to occupy. Since discovering on the day I matriculated, I have always gravitated towards the sacred spaces offered by the UC to find moments of peace, tranquility, and joy. It has been my greatest pleasure to be a part of the team that creates these welcoming, loving spaces.

Uyen Chu

Uyen Chu

Class Year: 2022

Major: Psychology and Japanese 

Hometown: Boston, MA and Saigon, Vietnam 

Interests/Extracurriculars: Diversity Admissions Council, Tufts Social Identity and Stigma Lab, Tufts Children’s Television Research Project, Tisch Summer Fellows, Asian American Resource Workshop

Interest in the Student Worker Program: It’s difficult to find spaces on campus that are truly welcoming and understanding. For the times that I have been using the resources at the Chaplaincy, I have never felt so accepted and grateful for the people here. With this gratefulness in mind, I want to support all of those who come through our doors with love and kindness.

Joshua Harvey

Joshua Harvey

Pronouns: He/Him

Class Year: 2021

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Hometown: Littleton, MA

Interests/Extracurriculars: Tufts Buddhist Sangha, TURBO Break Dancing, Tufts SEDS (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space)

Interest in the Student Worker Program: To myself and those around me, the Chaplaincy has consistently provided a warm and welcoming space for all in need of support, community, and guidance, both within and without spiritual or religious contexts. I truly love engaging with everyone in the Chaplaincy community and I hope to support all who enter our doors in any way possible.

Nusrath Jahan

Nusrath Jahan

Class Year: 2022

Major: Biopsychology and Sociology 

Hometown: Bronx, NY 

Interests/Extracurriculars: Tufts Bengali Students Association, The Michele Jacob Lab, Disparities Research Unit at MGH, Comfort Through Citizenship 

Interest in the Student Worker Program: I really admire the Chaplaincy's mission to support an interfaith community and allow every individual to truly feel welcome. The Chaplaincy cultivates a compassionate and supportive space that I am so grateful to be a part of. Collaborating with all of the amazing people in this community has given me the opportunity to contribute to the interfaith work on campus and play a role in promoting diversity and inclusion.

Molly Laurencin

Molly Laurencin

Class Year: 2022

Major: Community Health

Hometown: Bronx, NY

Interests/ Extracurriculars: Tufts United for Immigrant Justice, connecting with Tufts’ FIRST community, Chronic Disease Research Intern at UCSF, bullet-journaling, discovering new music, getting great recommendations for food/bubble tea places

Interest in the Student Worker Program: I’m so grateful to be able to engage in a community that is so loving, supportive, and diverse in every sense of the word. It never ceases to amaze me just how rich and meaningful of a community I am a part of; I hope I can continue to contribute to this community and engage in the deep conversations and relationships that I build.

John Lazur

John Lazur

Class Year: 2022

Major: Anthropology

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN / Territory of the Dakota tribal nations

Interests: Unitarian Universalist Community, Humanist Community at Tufts, Interfaith Student Council, developing a sense of belonging in public space, letter writing

Interest in the Student Worker Program: I have been drawn into and supported by the University Chaplaincy and Tufts’ religious and philosophical communities largely because of the sense of holistic, spiritual and personal support and care these spaces cultivate. I have felt a degree of connection to others through University Chaplaincy programming and community building that I have not found anywhere else at Tufts.

Zahra Rizvi

Zahra Rizvi

Class Year: 2022

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Major: Clinical Psychology

Hometown: Aiken, SC

Interests/Extracurriculars: Interfaith Student Council, CAFE, Tour Guiding, Tufts University Social Cognition Lab, Asian American Center Peer Leader, cooking, baking, eating out, going on walks, napping

Interest in the Student Worker Program: Since my first days on campus, the Chaplaincy has always stood out to me as a warm, welcoming space. Student Workers are such a big part of maintaining that feeling for anyone who comes into the Chapel or the IFC, and I love being part of such a warm community.

Warisha Siddiqui

Warisha Siddiqui

Class Year: 2023

Major: International Relations

Interests/Extracurriculars: Tufts Muslim Student Association, Tufts South Asian Political Action Community, Women in IR, Tisch Scholars

Interest

Interest in the Student Worker Program: From the moment I stepped foot on campus, the University Chaplaincy cultivated a warm and inclusive environment through the CAFE pre-orientation program and the various events held throughout the year. I chose to immerse myself in the Chaplaincy because I love being part of the vibrant and welcoming multifaith community. I enjoy supporting the various inclusive interfaith spaces throughout campus.