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 Subject : Summer Graduate Internship at Penn State.. 01/03/2018 01:58:01 PM 
Kari Jo Freudigmann
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Summer Graduate Internship
The Penn State Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Ally Student Resource Center offers a Summer Graduate Internship for a student whose interests are to contribute to the field of LGBTQ Higher Education.

This position reports to the Programming Coordinator of the LGBTQA Student Resource Center, is approximately 150 hours from mid-May to mid-July, and may include some evenings and weekend hours. Interns will receive housing and possible funds for a meal plan.

The summer graduate intern is responsible for the following:
  • Learn fundamentals of a large campus LGBTQA advocacy center
  • Work in collaboration with center staff on special projects
  • Help prepare fall training for undergraduate interns
  • Promote the center through tabling at New Student Orientation
  • Work in collaboration with staff to develop materials and prepare for the LGBTQ Service Experience
  • Assist with updates to learning outcomes and assessment for the office
  • Assist with updates regarding trainings and workshops for the office
  • Assist center staff with presenting professional development sessions and workshops, as needed
  • Meet with Student Affairs professionals on campus as set up by the Director
  • Prepare for the Coalition on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (CSOGI) meeting
  • Assist with general office support, such as answering phone calls, replying to emails, greeting visitors in a positive and professional manner, and attending staff meetings and staff in-services
  • Take part in professional and personal development discussions and reflection opportunities

Applicants must:
  • Be enrolled in a Higher Education or related Master’s or PhD Program
  • Have a genuine interest in LGBTQA Research in Higher Education

To Apply
Hiring timeline for Summer 2018 summer graduate intern position:
  • December 18: Application available
  • January 29: Application due
  • February 5-9: Interviews with the LGBTQA Student Resource Center Staff
  • February 19: Intern position announced

Applicants must submit the following items to be considered for the internship:
  • Current CV/Resume
  • An essay explaining interest in the internship and how it will further professional and academic interests
  • Copy of transcript from current institution
  • Two academic or professional references

All application materials must be received by January 29, 2018 for the applicant to be considered.

For more information, contact the LGBTQA Student Resource Center at [email protected] or (814) 863-1248.

Click here to apply

 Summer Internship Position Description.docx [21 KB] : Summer Graduate Internship Position Description
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