The Graduate Intern will help support the goals of the Academic Advising unit and CSE Student Services. Once trained, the intern will assist with day-to-day advising activities such as one-on-one appointments, drop-ins, group workshops, and orientation meetings. This position will offer the opportunity to gain an understanding of University and College degree requirements, resources, policies, and procedures. The intern will be an integral part of the CSE Academic Advising team.
Duties/Responsibilities Academic Advising – 65% • Conduct one-on-one, group, and drop-in appointments with current CSE students. • Monitor student progress in order to intervene, advise, and recommend solutions to academic difficulties. Evaluate students’ curricular plans. • Coach students on making registration choices that promote timely and realistic degree progress. • Assist individual students in navigating the academic and curricular policies and procedures established by the University and College Academic Advising Programming & Support – 25% • Assist with new student orientation. • Collaborate with the academic advising team to initiate efforts and programs to engage in proactive outreach and communications to students. Additional responsibilities – 10% • Represent the CSE Academic Advising unit at College and University-wide events. • Attend advising team meetings and CSE Students Services all-staff meetings. • Other duties which support the goals and mission of CSE Student Services
The position begins May 2020 (start date is negotiable) and continues through May 2021. The intern should expect to work approximately 20 hours per week during the academic year (or as required by program). There may be occasional evening or weekend hours. Hours over the summer may be greater based on individual’s availability.
Interns will begin with the observation of appointments and workshops, proceed to supervised sessions, and then independent sessions.
Supervision will be provided on a weekly basis by one of the professional master’s level career counselors on-site. Supervision by a licensed practitioner (LPC, LPCC, Psychologist, etc.) will not be available.
The stipend for this internship is $5000 for the academic year, to be disbursed in two increments (end of fall and end of spring semesters). Summer compensation commensurate with hours worked (minimum of $2500.) to be disbursed in late August.
Currently enrolled in a graduate program in counseling, student personnel, psychology, higher education or a related field and a preference for completion of at least one year of graduate studies by the start of the internship. A B.A. or B.S degree is required.
Desire to focus on academic advising in a higher education setting.
Ability to speak publicly and conduct group presentations.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proven commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and a passion for supporting the career development and success of all students.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively.
Self-starter, high sense of initiative, and goal-oriented.
Internal Number: 335582
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