Graduate Student Internship

Position: Graduate Student Intern

Deadline to apply: This position is currently filled. Please check back later for new updates!

Description of Position:

Under the AA/PIRC Director, the Graduate Student Intern will be responsible for planning a series of programs and projects related to mental health issues in the AA/PI community. Programs and project examples include topical workshops, presentations, film screenings, fieldtrips, as well as compiling and distributing creative and innovative educational materials. The Graduate Student Intern would work in partnership with staff from Counseling and Psychological Services and other student services campus units, as well as with academic departments and individual faculty. This intern would take a leadership role by mentoring undergraduate interns at AA/PIRC, on the collaborative events, as well as develop educational projects, such as compiling off-campus community resources, multi-media, and/or assisting with undergraduate student research and writing on related topics. While offering this service to the broader campus community, the graduate intern would also benefit by gaining professional experience, funding, and relate their projects to their academic research.

Qualifications Include:
•     Knowledge and experience with mental health issues affecting Asian American/Pacific Islander communities, particularly related to students in higher education
•     Excellent oral and written communication skills
•     Ability to work under pressure with multiple ongoing projects, varying deadlines, and numerous interruptions
•     Direct experience and ability to implement, and publicize diverse, successful, mostly low budget, large and small-scale programs
•     Experience taking initiative to work independently, collaboratively and/or take a lead in a team setting
•     Experience in tactfully interacting with students from diverse backgrounds with an emphasis on sensitively addressing the needs of Asian American/Pacific Islander (AA/PI) students and their diverse and intersecting identities
•     Knowledge and experience with higher education and campus life diversity related issues, especially as it pertains to AA/PI communities
•     Demonstrated skill in positive interpersonal communication skills in both one-on-one and group settings
•     Superb judgment, tact, and maturity especially in collaboration and sensitive situations
•     Experience and ability to provide informal advising to college-age students with the goals of psychosocial health, academic retention, graduation and post-graduation employment
•     Ability to conduct research using multiple mediums: online, print, consultation, etc.
•     Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Google Docs
•     Ability to work occasional nights and weekends

A link to apply will be posted here when recruitment for the position commences.