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Graduate Employment Opportunities

Graduate Internships and Part-Time Employment Opportunities (PTEO) offer opportunities for USF graduate students with invaluable work experience in student affairs and an ability to contribute to the mission and goals of the institution.

Positions are 9-10 months in duration and require that students work an average of 20-25 hours/week in an assigned department. Experience can be gained in a variety of settings including student housing, cultural centers, student activities, leadership and orientation, student conduct, university ministry, and more.

Placement Process Timeline

Students who are admitted into a USF graduate program for the 2015-16 academic year are eligible to apply for these employment opportunities. 

The placement timeline is as follows:

  • February 9: Application Opens
    Please do not contact departments directly.
  • February 13: Application Deadline
  • February 19-23: Phone Interviews
  • March 12 (12-5pm) and March 13 (9am-5pm): Preview Days and On-Campus Interviews. A sample Preview Days schedule can be found here.
  • March 26-April 15: Employment Offers Made
    Upon receiving offer, students will have three business days to accept.

Application:
All positions offered are listed below. Only positions with anticipated openings will be reflected on the application. The application can be found here.
 
Compensation:
Compensation differs per each opportunity. The 2015-2016 compensation chart can be found here. Compensation listed is subject to change.

 

Graduate Internships

Assessment in Student Life

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Student Disability Services
Oversee the coordination and development of assessment protocols and learning outcomes with the various departments and centers of the Division of Student Life. Collaborate with various departments and centers to assist in the creation of assessment tools and programs that address various concerns, issues, and trends during the academic year.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 0

Assistant Residence Director (7)

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Student Housing and Residential Education
The Assistant Residence Director (ARD) is a ten-month live-in graduate assistantship position. The Assistant Residence Director is responsible for assisting the Residence Director (RD) in the planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of a comprehensive community and student development program for a residential community of between 200-500 students. The Assistant Residence Director also supervises the overall residence hall front desk operation and assists in the supervision of between 4 and 16 Resident Advisors.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 7
Anticipated Openings: 4

Cultural Centers (2)

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Cultural Centers
Under the supervision of the Co-Director of The Cultural Centers and with support from the Cultural Centers staff, the intern is responsible for developing and promoting the educational and programmatic initiatives of the Intercultural Center (IC) and/or the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) while gaining exposure to the operation of this administrative unit within student affairs. Particular focus will include partnership initiatives with the various academic and student affairs areas.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 2
Anticipated Openings: 1

Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach
Reporting directly to the Associate Vice Provost, the Graduate Intern will support a range of diversity and inclusion events, activities, and initiatives. The Intern is responsible for promoting the educational and programmatic initiatives of the Office in collaboration with diversity office staff and colleagues across the University, while gaining exposure to the operation of an administrative unit within the provost's office.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

Emergency Medical Response Program

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Division of Student Life
The EMR Program Intern will assist in the creation of a student EMR Program at the University of San Francisco. The USF Emergency Medical Response (USFEMR) Program collaborates with the San Francisco Paramedic Association to train undergraduate students to serve as Emergency Medical Technicians specifically for USF’s San Francisco campus. The EMT Program Intern will support staff in recruiting and training student leaders, marketing the program to the USF community, programming, and assessment.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 0

Graduate Student Engagement

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Student Leadership and Engagement
Working in a variety of areas, the Intern will use his/her experience to help shape the delivery of programs and services in an effort to reach the departmental outcomes supporting students' leadership development and promoting student engagement in co-curricular activities. Specifically, the Intern will advise graduate student organizations and coordinate graduate organization registration and orientation.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 0

Leadership Programs

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Student Leadership and Engagement
Working in a variety of areas, the Intern will use his/her experience to help reach the departmental outcomes of providing programs and services that support students' leadership development and promote student engagement in co-curricular activities. Specifically the Graduate Intern will lead recruitment efforts for the Magis Leadership Program, provide support for Student Leadership Conference, and the Student Leadership Awards.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

Marketing and Recruitment

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: School of Education
Reporting to the Director of Communication and Outreach the Graduate Intern will contribute to short-term and long-term goals of increasing enrollment and visibility for all SOE graduate programs and the school at large. The Intern will use his/her experience to help SOE implement programs and manage events for prospective students. Specifically, the Intern will assist with the SOE Ambassador Program, the School of Education Open Houses, Information Meetings, Yield events and grad fairs. Additionally the Intern will contribute content to social media, regularly posting to Facebook, twitter and Linked-In and tracking results with the aim to increase audience members and participation.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

Student Conduct

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Office of Student Conduct, Rights and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Director, the Graduate Intern is responsible for promoting the educational and programmatic initiatives of the Office of Student Conduct Rights and Responsibilities while gaining exposure to the operations of crisis management and conduct services. Particular focus will include partnership initiatives with Student Housing and Residential Education at the University of San Francisco.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

Student Government

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Student Leadership and Engagement
Working in a variety of areas, the Intern will use his/her experience to help shape the delivery of programs and services in an effort to reach the departmental outcomes supporting students' leadership development and promoting student engagement in co-curricular activities. Specifically, the Intern will provide advising support to the undergraduate student government and coordinate student election efforts responsible for the election of 99 undergraduate and graduate student representatives.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

Student Involvement

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Student Leadership and Engagement
Working in a variety of areas, the Intern will use his/her experience to help SLE reach the departmental outcomes of providing programs and services that support students' leadership development and promote student engagement in co-curricular activities. Specifically, the Intern will assist with advising the Campus Activities Board.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

 

Part-Time Employment Opportunities (PTEO)

USF - America Reads

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Learning and Writing Center
The America Reads Graduate Intern works closely with the faculty and staff of the USF Learning & Writing Center to oversee undergraduate tutors who provide literacy tutoring to local elementary schools and afterschool programs. The Graduate Intern is responsible for maintaining an extensive database of tutor information, hiring, training and supervising America Reads tutors, keeping in regular contact with America Reads sites, instructors, and communicating daily with participating tutors.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 0

USF - Family and Youth in Transition

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Learning and Writing Center
The FYIT program at the University of San Francisco provides academic tutoring in all subjects to students in San Francisco Unified School District. The Graduate Intern works closely with SFUSF and oversees undergraduate and graduate tutors who provide tutoring services to homeless (transitional) students at San Francisco elementary schools. The Graduate Intern maintains an extensive database of tutor information, keeps in contact with FYIT contacts, visits tutoring sites on a regular basis and communicates daily with participating tutors.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

USF - Resident Minister

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: University Ministry
The Resident Minister (RM) engages USF students, especially those living in residential communities, to explore principles of Ignatian Spirituality and apply these principles to their life and work. The RM must be available to students for up to 15 hours each week and is expected to attend University Ministry programs, liturgies and events, facilitate hall programs, and be attentive to any student needs that may arise.
Position Description
Total Positions: 4
Anticipated Openings: 4

USF - Supplemental Instruction

Institution: University of San Francisco
Department: Learning and Writing Center
Program Graduate Intern will work with the Learning & Writing Center to provide leadership in implementing an exemplary and comprehensive SI program. The SI Graduate Intern will provide leadership for the SI program, facilitate training for all SI leaders, and will meet with SI leaders to assist them with developing sessions.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 0

CCA - Access and Wellness

Institution: California College of the Arts, Oakland
Department: Access and Wellness Services
The Graduate Intern for Access and Wellness Services provides quality services and learning opportunities that assist students in increasing their own physical and emotional self-awareness through active and passive events. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload and to recommend changes in office practices and procedures. The internship also offers the opportunity for mentorship in the area of disability services. This position will be residing in the First Year Community on the Oakland campus.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

CCA - Dean of Student’s

Institution: California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Department: Office of the Dean of Students
Under the supervision of the Dean of Students, this position assists in the furthering the mission and focus of the Dean of Students’ Office at CCA. The Graduate Intern will work closely with the Dean on a variety of special projects through the year. The Intern will provide support to the Dean through involvement and participation as a campus student conduct officer. The position calls for an individual who is a creative self-starter, a team player with strong organizational and administrative skills and a proven capacity to work with students. The selected intern will be an integral part of the Dean of Students’ Office. This position will be residing in the Panoramic Residences in San Francisco.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

CCA - Multicultural Engagement

Institution: California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Department: Office of Student Life
The Graduate Intern for Multicultural Engagement will develop and implement programs to challenge and support the development and exploration of identity for students. The Intern will act as a resource and advocate for student diversity initiatives and trainings to increase multicultural understanding and growth. This position is San Francisco based residing in the Panoramic Residences. The GIME participates in a weekly on-call rotation that is inclusive of scheduled college closings such as winter and spring breaks.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

CCA - Residential Life

Institution: California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Department: Office of Residential Life
The Graduate Residential Life Coordinator assists in furthering the mission and focus of the Residential Life program at CCA. The GRLC is responsible for assisting the Office of Residential Life in the overall administration and community development of the Residential Community. The GRLC will help to create a safe and educational living environment through the supervision of Resident Advisors, work-study students, one to one resident connections, enforcement of community standards, and oversight of day-to-day operations of their community. The GRLC also participates in a weekly on-call rotation.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

CCA - Student Leadership and Engagement (2)

Institution: California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Department: Office of Student Life
The Graduate Intern for Student Leadership and Engagement (GISLE) will contribute to the short and long term goals of the department and its programs. Working in a variety of areas, the Intern will use his/her experience to help reach the departmental outcomes of providing programs and services that support students' leadership development and promote student engagement in co-curricular activities. This position is San Francisco based with the GISLE residing in the Panoramic Residences. The GISLE participates in a weekly on-call rotation for Residential Life that is inclusive of scheduled college closings such as winter and spring breaks.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 2
Anticipated Openings: 2

CIIS - Marketing and Outreach

Institution: California Institute of Integral Studies
Department: Admissions Reporting to the Senior Admissions Counselor, the Marketing and Outreach Intern will contribute to the short and long term goals of the admissions department and its programs. The Intern will assist with the online marketing campaigns for academic information sessions, open houses, and other recruiting events. The Intern will be responsible for online content on the Admissions website and social media - regularly posting to Facebook and Twitter with the aim to increase audience members and participation. Intern will also work with local newspapers and advertising groups to promote and advertise CIIS.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

DU - Assistant Residence Hall Director

Institution: Dominican University
Department: Housing and Residence Life The ARD will be engaged in assisting the Director of Residence Life in the planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of a comprehensive student living community and student development program for approximately 500 resident students. As part of this internship, the ARD will collaborate primarily with resident advisors, a group of 12 undergraduate student employees.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 0

DU - Student Activities and Leadership

Institution: Dominican University
Department: Student Life Will be responsible for working with the Director of Student Activities/Leadership in the creation and management of student activities/events on campus, and also in developing leadership training workshops and programs. This position requires the individual to work collaboratively with students and faculty/staff colleagues in the development and implementation of programs, activities, and events that supplement engaged student learning and provide for social interaction and memorable experiences.
Position Description 
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

HNU - Campus Events and Student Activities

Institution: Holy Names University
Department: Student Development and Engagement
The Graduate Intern for Student Activities primary responsibilities include advising clubs and organizations, planning and implementing student activities, and assisting with campus-wide events. The Graduate Assistant for Student Activities is supervised by the Coordinator for Student Activities.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

HNU - Graduate Hall Director

Institution: Holy Names University
Department: Residential Life
The Graduate Assistant Hall Director (GAHD) position is a 24-hour per week, live-in commitment within the campus community. Main responsibilities include resident assistant supervision, housing occupancy assistance, and participating in the administrative on-call rotation. The GAHD is supervised by the Director of Housing & Residence Life.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

SCU - Student Leadership

Institution: Santa Clara University
Department: Center for Student Leadership
The Student Leadership Graduate Internship in the Center for Student Leadership will report to the Assistant Director for Student Leadership and assist with leadership programs and trainings. Programs may include - but are not limited to - a freshman leadership program and Magis Leadership Retreat as well as trainings and workshops for student organization leaders.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

SSU - Assistant Community Coordinator (4)

Institution: Sonoma State University
Department: Residential Life
As live-in professional staff, Graduate Interns provide oversight and co-supervision to an on-campus population ranging from 200-300 undergraduate students. Services provided by Graduate Interns include co-supervision of resident assistant and programming student staff, adjudication of student conduct, conflict mediation, alcohol and other drug education, student group advising (RSA/Village Councils), emergency/crisis response through on-call, program advising/oversight, and assistance with departmental efforts.
Position Description
Total Positions: 4
Anticipated Openings: 2

UCB - Fraternity and Sorority Advising and Leadership Development

Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Department: LEAD Center
The LEAD Center Fraternity and Sorority Advising Graduate Internship(s) at UC Berkeley will support the CalGreeks Community by providing advising and leadership development programs, resources, and serviced to the entire UC Berkeley fraternity and sorority community. The LEAD Center team works directly with four governing councils in developing and planning co-curricular advising and leadership development opportunities for this vibrant and active community, which consists of 63 recognized chapters and over 3,500 individual members.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

UCB - Student Organization Advising and Leadership Development

Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Department: LEAD Center
The LEAD Center Student Organization Advising Graduate Internship(s) at UC Berkeley will provide a practical experience for graduate students to expand their professional advising experience and connections while learning about student involvement culture at a large, public institution on the West Coast. The graduate intern will work with a team to provide advising and leadership development opportunities to UC Berkeley’s 1000+ diverse, student run groups.
Position Description
Total Positions: 1
Anticipated Openings: 1

 

Placement Questions: Contact Charlotte Salinas in Student Leadership and Engagement regarding graduate internships: cysalinas2@usfca.edu