Pride Alliance Internship

Pride Alliance Fall 2022 Internship Application is OPEN

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Internship Description

The Pride Alliance Internship is a year-long internship and a collaborative program with the LGBTQ+ 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+ 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 credit. 

Objectives

  • 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 a year-long commitment where students must register each 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
  • Interns must attend mandatory training at the beginning of Spring 2022 (Specific Dates TBA)
  • Must be available for weekly 2 hour Political Education class (led by LGBTQ+RC Team) on Fridays 3:00pm-4:00pm * THIS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE*
  • 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)

Deadline: August 25th

The first class will be on August 26th - Please enroll before then to get information on how/wheree to attend