Job Title: Intern for the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Commons
Job Description: The Advising Interns in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Advising Commons work closely with the Director of Career Development, and the CAS Advising Support Consultants to support the CAS 360 advising model, which integrates academic and career advising. Interns will average 10 hours per week and will complete all work virtually via Zoom. Interns will primarily meet with students on a drop-in basis for approximately 15 minutes conversations that support the advising relationship between the students and their adviser(s). Typical conversations are likely to include:
- exploring academic and career options with undeclared students,
- finding course placement information,
- finding open courses,
- determining progress towards another major and how to change majors,
- reading progress towards degree,
- using resources to identify intersection between academic studies and career opportunities,
- exploring career options,
- creating an initial college-level resume and LinkedIn profile,
- preparing for a job or internship interview,
- discussing on- and off-campus experiential learning, opportunities, including study away, internships, co-curricular opportunities, and shadowing.
In addition, the interns will design and host virtual workshops and other information sessions for students and faculty, and work on other duties as assigned. In addition to their peer advising hours, interns will participate in a weekly advising meeting with advising consultants and directors.
Contact Person: Rick DelVecchio
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: 10 Hours/week; Unpaid
Skills: Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills, enjoy working with students and faculty, be able to handle confidential information with discretion, and be able to help students navigate various University and CAS technology platforms (including Self Service, CAS 360, and QUCC). Previous experience in a role involving direct student contact (e.g. RA, peer catalyst/tutor, or orientation leader), a Learning Commons-trained peer tutor or catalyst, or a student who has worked in another peer instructional role is preferred but not required. Preference will be given to students with a major or minor in CAS, but the opportunity is open to any undergraduate QU student.
Total # of Openings: 2
Notes: This a 10 hour/week position for the Fall 2020 semester. All hours will be completed VIRTUALLY through Zoom. Interns may have the option to continue in the spring semester based on interest and performance.
To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and the contact information for two references to email@example.com with the subject line “Advising Intern application”.