Women Center’s Internship Positions
The Dickinson College Women’s Center is a resource that builds gender
education and equality into the life of the institution through space and
community, resources and skills, and events and opportunities. The Women’s Center offers internships to provide leadership and
professional development, project management and teamwork skills, and
gender-based education for Dickinson students.
Interns will be directly supervised by the Women’s Center Director and
attend weekly staff meetings as well as supervisory meetings to develop and
accomplish specific project and professional development goals.
front desk support in a cooperative office environment with the Office of
Diversity Initiatives, the Office of LGBTQ Services, and the Gender Violence
administrative tasks and providing assistance for workshops, programs, and
events sponsored by the Women’s Center and partners.
research on topics related to programs, events, and workshops.
the Women’s Center Facebook page and Tumblr; assisting with public relations,
marketing, and program evaluations.
the Women’s Center’s resource room and Unicorn Bookshelf library; assisting
with general administrative tasks.
Educating yourself and the campus community about
Women’s Center services, resources, and programs through open lines of communication with campus
partners, including faculty, staff and administrators, student residential
staff, student organizations, and informal student constituencies.
and participating actively in regular Women’s Center staff meetings, individual
supervisory meetings and office hours, and occasional retreat/leadership
prior experience in gender issues or campus diversity is required.
to working a minimum of 8-10 hours a week.
a fast-paced environment.
self‐starter with a strong desire to learn.
available for evenings for special events.
to work as part of a team.
notation is required for this internship.
An internship is an excellent way to determine the best career option to
pursue. Interns not only gain practical work experience but also build great
work habits, fundamental skills, and communication skills. An internship
helps individuals to combine theory with practical work experience by allowing students
to work under the supervision of practicing professionals. This internship will
help develop professional work habits and provide an understanding of
non-profit and higher education cultures. This internship will provide a bridge
between school and the professional world, allowing you to learn about work in leadership, higher
education, and advocacy; to connect with campus and community organizations;
and to develop your programming, networking, and marketing skills.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest
and skills to email@example.com.
Deadline: Friday, August 31, 2012