Queer Student Commission Internship 2019-2020
Thank you for your interest in working as an intern for the ASUW Queer Student Commission for the 2019-2020 school year! Please only apply if you are able to commit to the entire school year.

We are looking for committed, driven, and innovative students excited about building community and engaging in queer activism on campus.

We at the QSC are committed to serving marginalized populations. We believe the best teams consist of individuals who come from diverse backgrounds. If you consider yourself to belong to a marginalized population within the queer community, we highly encourage you to apply.

The ASUW Queer Student Commission is thrilled to offer the following four internships:

Programming Intern (two positions)
- bring fresh ideas for QSC programming
- ensure accessibility for all QSC programming
- support in event planning
- attend QSC events to support with execution
- communicate with other ASUW commissions, The Q Center, RSOs such as QPOCA (Queer People of Color Alliance), and larger Seattle community to understand intersectional needs

Legislative/Policy Intern
- attend weekly Student Senate meetings & complete weekly report
- draft senate bills that serve the interests of queer students
- maintain an understanding of current issues affecting the lives of queer students
- communicate with on & off campus political groups, especially Advo-QTs

Outreach & Engagement Intern
- maintain QSC social media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, website)
- attend Student Safety Advisory Board meetings & complete a report for each meeting
- advertise all QSC programming by ensuring flyers and signage are posted across campus
- investigate ways the QSC can reach larger populations

Time commitment: average of 3.5 hours per week. This will vary week to week, with some weeks (i.e. weeks with major events) having more hours and some weeks having fewer.

While these are distinct positions, these positions will work together as a team and are required to participate in weekly team meetings and/or 1:1 check-ins with the Director, and each other.

Application closes October 24 at 11:59pm

If you have any questions please contact asuwqsc@uw.edu. Office hours online at hours.asuw.org. We look forward to reading your applications.

If you'd like to talk through your application with someone, we highly encourage you to visit a writing center on campus.
Interdisciplinary Writing Studio: https://geography.washington.edu/interdisciplinary-writing-studio
Odegaard Writing & Research Center: https://depts.washington.edu/owrc/signup.php
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