Summer Special Projects Intern Job Description

The Office of Residential Life will be hiring Washington University undergraduate interns this summer to assist with various tasks including year-long departmental projects and initiatives. In addition to the project work, there will be regular leadership seminars/lunches to learn about topics that the interns are interested in learning more about (some past topics included: student affairs as a profession, networking, working with faculty, health and nutrition, and diversity, citizenship and the St. Louis community).

    Primary Responsibilities
    Assisting with important projects within the Office of Residential Life. Projects include, but are not limited to the following:

  • North Side Association: Assist the NSA Advisor in the planning of a large-scale kickoff event for the North Side and in the planning of a fall retreat.
  • Sophomore Experience: Work with the Sophomore Experience Program to help plan large-scale Sophomore events for the Fall.
  • Assessment: Work on various assessment projects within the department.
  • Restorative Practices: Work with the Restorative Practices committee on implementation and assessment of Restorative Practices
  • NCARE: Work directly with Neighborhood C.A.R.E. initiatives related to off-campus community partnerships
  • Meet with the various members of the department to gain a strong understanding of the mission and goals of residential life
  • feedback on residential life processes such as staff selection, lock-out procedures, etc.
  • Attend regular leadership lunches based on topics suggested by the interns
  • Assist with important residential life projects (outlined in application)
  • Work approximately 20 hours a week in the Office of Residential Life
  • Complete other duties as assigned
    Overview

  • Meet with the various members of the department to gain a strong understanding of the mission and goals of residential life
  • Provide feedback on residential life processes such as staff selection, lock-out procedures, etc.
  • Attend regular leadership lunches based on topics suggested by the interns
  • Assist with important residential life projects (outlined in application)
  • Work between 20-25 hours a week in the Office of Residential Life
  • Complete other duties as assigned
    Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time returning Washington University student with sophomore, junior or senior credit status in the fall of 2017.
  • Must have a strong desire to learn
  • Ability to work between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday – Friday for up to 25 hours per week.
  • Ability to work in a faced paced and ever changing environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Must be well organized and able to implement efficient processes
  • Must be in good academic and judicial standing within the university. All candidates’ records will be verified with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards to determine good standing with the University. Good standing will be determined by the Residential Life staff.
    Remuneration

  • All interns receive housing for the dates of employment
  • Hourly wage: $8.50 per hour

Interested? Apply now!