The Graduate Intern for New Student Programs is a 12-month, 30-hour/week position that promotes developmental and professional learning while pursuing a graduate degree. The Graduate Intern primarily supports programming for new and transfer students in addition to retention initiatives for first-generation students. As a live-on staff member, the Graduate Intern will also have a number of Residence Life responsibilities.
New Student Programs
In collaboration with the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, assist in the coordination of logistical components of summer, fall, and spring orientation programming activities.
Assist in planning and management the peer mentoring initiative.
Facilitate divisional programming goals with regard to civic engagement and voter registration.
Collaborate with divisional partners to aid in various programming initiatives such as the Summer Scholars Program and the Early Move-In Program.
Exercise discretion in the coordination of New Student Programs communication efforts including marketing and outreach to new and transfer students, early move-in participants, and Partners in Excellence mentees.
Assist in the selection and training of orientation leaders and peer mentors.
Collaborate with the other Student Affairs departments and offices to initiate and coordinate programming efforts.
Perform other related duties as necessary.
Residence Life Responsibilities
Train in incident management and crisis protocol with the Office of Residence Life.
Serve as a member of the Professional Staff On-Duty (PSOD) rotation a maximum of two weekdays per month and one weekend a semester, to include the following responsibilities:
Respond to on-campus issues or concerns as they arise, facilitate response with appropriate parties, serve as support staff to resident assistants and Campus Police wherever needed, and submit incident reports when needed.
Communicate with appropriate offices on campus regarding the welfare of residents.
Complete and distribute duty log by 9 am for weekday duties.
Participate in regular Residence Life meetings, including Tuesday morning staff meeting and any trainings related to on-call policies or procedures.
Internship applicants must be accepted, provisionally or fully, into an eligible graduate program.
Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational and time-management skills.
Experience in managing projects and people with an ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Interest in and experience with higher education, civic engagement, and health and wellness.
A positive attitude and an understanding of the importance of being open-minded and flexible.
Ability to navigate and leverage various social media platforms.
Previous event planning experience preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite preferred.
Occasional evening hours required.
Stipend & Benefits
$6,000 stipend (12-month).
Free room and full meal plan.
Tuition remission for two (2) eligible Regis graduate courses/semester, with a maximum of six graduate courses (18 credits) per academic year.
The following campus-based programs are eligible for tuition remission: 30 credits of MA in Strategic Communication, 60 credits of MA in Counseling (24 credits are not covered by tuition remission. The supervised field experience must be completed after the graduate intern role is complete.), and 33 credits of MS in Health Administration.
The following fully online programs quality for tuition remission on a space-available basis: 36 credits of MEd in Student Success, 39 credits of MS in Accountancy (3 credits are not covered by tuition remission.), 42 credits of Master of Public Health (6 credits are not covered by tuition remission.), and 30 credits of Master of Social Work.
Courses in the graduate Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and Doctor of Education programs are not eligible for tuition remission.
Training and professional development opportunities.
NOTE: This is a 12-month position, with the opportunity to continue the position for one additional 12-month term (24-month maximum)
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Conditions include a normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
Some evening and weekend work is required, and staff will provide assistance during major campus events.
Staff will work indoors and outdoors.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.
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About Regis College
Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and inspired by the social justice values of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis College is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are called to provide access to an academically rigorous education through innovative learning opportunities and collaborative engagement at all degree levels. We educate the whole person, preparing our students to pursue excellence, to become change agents in their own communities, and to serve and lead as advocates for a more just and compassionate global society.