Pride Alliance 2024-2025 Internship is OPEN. 


Internship Description

The Pride Alliance Internship is a year-long internship and a collaborative program with the LGBTQ+2S Resource Center and ASUA Pride Alliance Internship focusing on the identity, educational, and leadership development of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual (LGBTQA+) and allied students at The University of Arizona. This position works directly with the staff of the LGBTQ+2S Resource Center and the student Directors for Pride Alliance. All internships must be completed for course credit either through an intern’s home department or for TLS 495 Credit. Regardless of credit type, you will be expected to participate in the internship class  (Class time on UA Access) 


  • Students will develop a greater understanding of their personal, intersecting identities, particularly sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression
  • Students will develop social justice leadership skills
  • Students will deepen their understanding of systems of oppression, power, and privilege
  • Students will serve as leaders on campus for LGBTQ+ and allied issues
  • Students will build community learn across similarities and differences with the ASUA FORCE internship

Responsibilities of this position include

  • Students will participate in a weekly class with Pride Alliance interns focusing on social justice and liberation of queer and trans people, alongside building organizing and leadership skills for the entire fall and spring semester
  • Students will participate as members of the LGBTQ+ Programming Board and attend weekly meetings to plan projects and events under the direction of the Pride Alliance Directors
  • Students will work with campus and community partners in support of the goals of the LGBTQ+ Resource Center and Pride Alliance
  • Students will serve as ambassadors and represent Pride Alliance and the LGBTQ+ Resource Center at outreach events

Credit Assignment and Qualifications

  • All internships must be completed for 3-course credits either through an intern’s home department OR for TLS credit.
  • Enrolled UA Student
  • 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must exhibit the ability to work with diverse populations through positive communication and interpersonal skills 

Time Commitment

  • This internship is typically a year-long commitment where students must register at least one semester. Interns must register for 3-course credits either through an intern’s home department or for TLS 495 Credit. A 3-course credit totals 135 hours per semester (40 hours per credit), which averages 10 hours per week (this includes class time). 
  • Interns must attend mandatory training at the beginning of Fall 2024 (Specific Dates TBA)
  • Must be available for weekly 2 hour class Political Education class (led by LGBTQ+RC Team).
  • Must be available for regular intern meetings, and program planning meetings (within the expected 5 -10 hours a week)
  • Interns will schedule regular and consistent one-on-one meetings with LGBTQ+ Resource Center staff or Pride Alliance director throughout the year (based on the availability of the intern and staff)
  • These responsibilities  5-10 hours a week

Deadline: August 30th*

*Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as you can!

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