Director of University Affairs Intern
Applications close on 10/25/2020 at 11:59 p.m.
The director of university affairs addresses issues of university academics, administration, advising, research, and other issues pertaining to higher education. Interns will have the chance to gain a deeper understanding of how the university operates and contribute to discussions on university policies, procedures, and standards. Some topics covered include: capacity-constrained majors, admissions, affordability, capital projects, and university budgets. Additionally, the director of university affairs is closely involved with ASUW legislative efforts, including the development of the ASUW legislative agenda and lobbying efforts.
- serve as the director of university affairs' proxy on assigned university committees
- prepare for meetings
- take on different projects as assigned
- participate in conversations pertaining to university governance and administration
The time commitment for this position will be three (3) to five (5) hours per week. There will be one mandatory meeting per week for all interns and all university affairs appointees to network, collaborate, and ask questions.
If you have any questions, please contact Clara Coyote, ASUW director of university affairs, at
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4th year +
Tell us about yourself.
Why do you want to intern for the Director of University Affairs?
What on and off campus groups are you a part of? These can include academic associations, cultural organizations, community service, student government, internships etc.
Which university committees are you interested in if any?
Council on benefits & retirement
Council on faculty affairs
Council on multicultural affairs
Council on research
Council on student affairs
Council on teaching & learning
Council on tri-campus policy
Council on facilities & services
Council on libraries
Council on women in academia
College of arts & sciences: student advisory council
College of engineering: student advisory council
College of the environment: student advisory council
A new project for the Director of University Affairs will be to create a Blog, integrated into the existing ASUW website, about current affairs in the university's shared governance structure. This will entail website design and the formatting of posts for accessibility to all students. Would you be interested in taking a leading role on this project?
How did you hear about this opportunity?
Demographic information (optional)
On campus student
First Gen Student
Panhellenic or IFC student
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