Internship


Pride Alliance Spring 2018 Internship Application
 

Due Tuesday, December 5th 2017 by noon
Please drop off a completed application (p. 3-5) and resume in person or via-email to:

Deanna Lewis
Student Union, Room 404O
 (520)626-7585
​dll@email.arizona.edu
lgbtq.arizona.edu

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Internship Description

This internship is a collaborative program with LGBTQ Affairs and Pride Alliance and focuses on the development of programming and events for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual (LGBTQA+) and allied students, staff, faculty, and alumni at The University of Arizona. This position will work directly with the Program Director for LGBTQ Affairs, the Graduate Assistant for LGBTQ Affairs, and the Student Directors for Pride Alliance. All internships must be completed for course credit either through an intern’s home department, or for EDL credit.

Objectives:

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Participate as a member of the LGBTQ Programming Board and attend weekly meetings.
  • Take a lead on projects and events.
  • Participate in the coordination, design, and implementation of LGBTQ Affairs and Pride Alliance outreach and educational efforts.
  • Work in collaboration with the Cultural Centers, Women’s Resource Center, ASUA, Residence Life, Wingspan, Southern Arizona Gender Alliance, EON, GLSEN and other relevant organizations and departments to create projects that are relevant to as many groups as possible across campus.
  • Represent Pride Alliance and LGBTQ Affairs at outreach events.
  • Work with campus and community partners in support of the goals of LGBTQ Affairs.
  • Assist with the marketing of all LGBTQ programs, including flyering around campus at different buildings, kiosks, centers, and other local businesses in the nearby community.
  • Assist with evaluation and assessment of programs and services offered.

Credit Assignment:

All internships must be completed for a minimum of 2 course credits either through an intern’s home department, or for EDL credit. (60 hours per credit, average of 4 hours per week per credit)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Demonstrated passion for LGBTQ issues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Previous experience with campus-wide programming

Time Commitment

  • Interns completing 2 credits must complete a total of 120 hours per semester, which averages to 8 hours per week, and interns completing 3 credits must complete a total of 180 hours per semester, which averages to 12 hours per week.
    • Interns must complete their office hours at the LGBTQ Resource Center or at Pride Alliance/LGBTQ Affairs events, unless otherwise arranged.
       
  • Interns must attend mandatory training on:
    • Tuesday, January 9th (from 9am-5pm)
    • Friday, January 12th (from 1-3pm) and
    • Saturday, January 13th (from 10am-4pm)
    • We promise it will be fun :)
       
  • Interns must be available every Friday from 1-3pm for the weekly Intern meeting and on Wednesdays from 5-7pm for the weekly Pride Alliance general meetings and events.
    • These meetings are MANDATORY for all interns
       
  • Interns will be expected to spend some of their time tabling on the mall and engaging in other outreach efforts. A specific schedule will be determined during the semester, but in general, tabling is mandatory and is typically from 11am-1pm on Wednesdays.
     
  • Interns are expected to attend a minimum of half of Pride Alliance and LGBTQ Affairs events throughout the semester, and attending more is preferred