At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Human Rights Program Internship Coordinator Needed!

The Human Rights Program seeks to hire a half-time staff person (18 hours per week) to coordinate support for the internship program for academic year 2012-13.  This is an ideal job for a University of Chicago graduate student or professional student. 

Responsibilities including but not limited to:
  • Managing Autumn Quarter 2012 application process.
  • Managing Winter and Spring Quarter group and individual sessions with interns selected for 2013.
  • Coordinating Report Back Panels in cooperation with Assistant to the Director
  • Work with three student "peer advisers"
  • Work with Executive Director and Development staff to provide materials for donors
  • Play an active role in HR Program activities and staff meetings. 
This is a half-time position (18 hours per week/ no benefits) which begins in Autumn Quarter 2012 and runs through Spring Quarter 2013. Pays $6000 per quarter.  This is a one-year position.  If possible, we would like the person selected for 2012-13 to work some hours in May, 2012, as a paid training period.  

A B.A. degree and knowledge of employment in NGOs, service or advocacy organizations are required.  We also require a minimum of two years full-time relevant employment.

 Apply by Wednesday, February 22, 2012, by sending all materials to Sarah Moberg, Program Manager, Human Rights Program, University of Chicago –  A cover letter, resume, a short writing sample (non-academic writing such as a grant proposal or news report are acceptable) and contact information for at least two references are required. Interviews of finalists will be held in late February or early March. You must have authorization to work in the United States.  

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