Student Transition Experiences Intern
The Student Transition Experience Interns are responsible for the development and implementation of programs and communications serving first-year, transfer, and second-year students.
- Support the planning execution and evaluation of all student transition experiences within Orientation & Transition Experiences: At Home in MN, Transfer Student Network (Coffee Chats, Hangouts, etc)
- Plan, execute and evaluation programming for Living Learning Communities serving out-of-state students (At Home in MN), transfer students (Leaders in Transition), and second year students (Second-Year Experience).
- Assist with recruiting, hiring and training of Transfer Insiders (approx. 10 students) who serve as peer mentors for transfer students.
- Identify and develop timely content for the Class of 20XX eNewsletter, Transfer Insider emails, Transfer Student Engagement emails, communication to second-year students, and websites that serve all three populations.
- Engage first-year, transfer and second year students through social media efforts in “U of M Transfers”, “Class of 20XX” and “Second Year Experience” Facebook pages
- Maintain and document attendance records for all events.
- Assist with research efforts through evaluation and data analysis
- Communicate trends gathered from events, social media, research, etc with appropriate professional staff.
- Respond to questions and inquiries from students through management of specific email accounts.
- Support the Coordinator of Student Transition Experiences with other duties as related to the position.
Reports to: Coordinator of Student Transition Experiences (TBD) supported by Sam Glazer Hewson, Assistant Director of Welcome Week
- Desire to serve new and continuing students transition to and through the University.
- Strong organizational, administrative, customer service, and leadership skills
- Desire to work in a flexible and team focused atmosphere
- Undergraduate students enrolled full time (13+ credits) through Spring 2022
- Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Demonstrated awareness of self and others
- Ability to think critically and be adaptable to situations
- Ability to work independently
- Not planning to study abroad Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022
- Preferred Qualification: Prior involvement with a program that serves new students
This position is intended to average 15 hours per week throughout the summer 2021 and the 2021-22 academic year.
All dates, times, and responsibilities listed below are subject to change based on University’s COVID response plan
Friday, April 30: Application Deadline
Monday, May 3 - Friday, May 7: Individual Interviews
Week of May 10: Notification of offer
June 14 & 15: Training & Onboarding begins
Mid-June through Mid-August: STE Program Planning & Support
Wednesday, September 1-Sunday, September 5: Welcome Week Support, hours vary between 8am-12am daily*
Academic Year: STE Program Planning & Support
*You can anticipate working up to 40 hours per week from mid-August - September 6 (Welcome Week).
During the academic year, interns have the opportunity to request time away during break periods and/or work more than 15 hours if previously agreed upon or requested by the supervisor. There is an opportunity but no guarantee for students to return for a second year in this position.
STE interns are paid $12.50 per hour
Applications for the STE Intern Position are closed.