Interns assist in the daily operation and programming of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, supporting the director, associate director and the student services administrator. Interns take part in the daily life of the Center. They take responsibility for a wide variety of administrative tasks including staffing and maintaining a well-functioning and efficient office, answering phones, responding to inquiries, processing payments, ordering supplies, electronic and hard copy filing, preparing announcements for the listserv and running errands. Interns are also charged with the implementation of center programming, including logistics, producing marketing pieces, updating the website and social media forums, and newsletter layout.
Successful candidates will have experience and interest in the work described above, but a division of labor may be established based on the particular skills and talents of the individuals chosen. Internships are only open to current University of Chicago students. Those with academic interest in gender and sexuality studies are especially encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: Currently enrolled University of Chicago undergraduates and master-level students.
Hours and Pay: 15 - 19.5 hours a week at approximately $12 per hour (or as fitting with university guidelines) up to a total of $5000-7000 over three quarters depending on hours worked. Work-study will be accepted, but is NOT required.
Number of Available positions: 2 -3
Application and Deadline: September 1, 2011. Interviews (phone or in person) will take place around September 15 and interns will begin work the first week of classes in Fall quarter.
To apply: Send a résumé or CV with a cover letter detailing relevant work experience and interests to
The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
Attn: Gina Olson
5733 South University Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637