AA/PIRC Internship

Position: AA/PIRC Student Intern

Deadline: Friday, August 24th 2018 at 5:00pm. Positions are available until filled.


5 Unit Internship: 12 hours per week; two-quarter minimum commitment; 8-10 pages critical reflection paper each quarter. 

2 Unit Internship: 5-7 hours per week; two-quarter minimum commitment; 4-6 pages critical reflection paper

Must be in Good Academic standing (2.5 GPA and above). 5 Unit Interns will coordinate programs/projects, 2 Unit Interns will assist. Programs include the Asian American/Pacific Islander Year End Ceremony, Heritage Month events and small-scale events such as panel discussions, receptions, film screenings, field trips, etc. Projects include coordinating the online newsletter, creating and editing videos, designing and maintaining the AA/PIRC website, designing and distributing publicity materials, and tasks as needed. Interns will gain valuable organizing skills by creating task lists and timelines, developing budget proposals, writing press releases, facilitating meetings, communicating with campus units and off-campus guests, and working in a team setting.

General Administration and Representation of the AA/PIRC Interns represent AA/PIRC at various campus functions such as student organization meetings, classes, resource fairs, and orientation and outreach programs. Public speaking duties also include facilitating meetings, emceeing events, and communicating with faculty and staff. Interns also provide clerical and administrative support to the AA/PIRC staff, including answering telephones, and providing information on programs and services.

AA/PIRC is looking for individuals who have specific qualities in or are interested in:

  • Publicity/graphic design
  • Event planning
  • Business & finances
  • Public relations & social media

Please indicate in your cover letter if there is a particular area that you are interested in. Email your cover letter and resumé to Director Nancy Kim <nikim@ucsc.edu>.

In your cover letter, please explain why you want to be an intern and your interest in working on a specific project/program (if any) and why you want to intern at AA/PIRC.

Must be available to attend Student Leadership Insitute on Friday, September 21st & Saturday, September 22nd and AA/PIRC Fall Retreat on Thursday, September 20th.