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Multimedia Intern (Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life)

The Division of Student Affairs Internship Program

The Division of Student Affairs Internship Program allows students to spend a summer handling a special project for the university designed to prepare them for life after graduation. Interns will work 19 hours per week for 10-weeks. These part-time internship positions offer a competitive compensation package that includes an hourly wage and housing assistance. Undergraduate students are eligible to apply. The internship runs from June 1, 2020 to August 7, 2020. The application is due February 16, 2020.

Although internships range in subject matter and skill set, each position is designed to prepare all students for life after graduation. For this reason, each intern will submit various assessments relating to their development in the areas listed in the “What You’ll Learn” section below. These skills, otherwise referred to as the NACE career competencies, have been identified by higher education and corporate recruiting leaders as critical to a student’s career preparation.

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*Undergraduate students must be enrolled in the Spring 2020 semester to be eligible. 

The Office

Sorority and Fraternity Life (SFL) is an area in the Office of the Dean of Students that provides students in sororities and fraternities with support and advisement as leadership opportunities and developmental programming to enhance their educational experience. The SFL staff serve as liaisons between the university and the six governing councils- the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), the Texas Asian Pan-Hellenic Council (TAPC), the Multicultural Greek Council, the Latino Pan-Hellenic Council (LPHC), the University Panhellenic Council (UPC), and sororities and fraternities that are part of our affiliate program.

The Office

The multimedia student intern will focus on developing resources that elevate SFL outreach and awareness through the use of modules that explain our programs, policies and services. For example, they may be working on the Good Standing Program, chapter coaching, and/or the chapter roster process.

The Supervisor

Darius Jones, Assistant Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life

Things You’ll Do

  • Create modules explaining SFL programs, policies and services
  • Curate, compose and publish content for use within area social media, website, newsletter
  • Research other higher education institutions and gather best practices for utilizing technology within the SFL community 
  • Producing original content as a resource for SFL
  • Meet with supervisor for ideation, updates and troubleshooting 
  • Participate in all required Division of Student Affairs Internship Program cohort activities and assessments
What You’ll Learn

This is an unique opportunity for a student to utilize their technology skills to produce quality content that will impact over 6,000 members of our community. This is the true definition of what starts here changes the world. This internship opportunity will help change how we communicate with our stakeholders and the student that is able to accomplish this can speak to this experience as how they helped change the culture by implementing new technology.

  • Digital Technology: Leverage existing digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems, complete tasks, and accomplish goals. The individual demonstrates effective adaptability to new and emerging technologies.
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems. The individual is able to obtain, interpret, and use knowledge, facts, and data in this process, and may demonstrate originality and inventiveness.
  • Oral/Written Communications: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills; is able to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical reports clearly and effectively.

Who You Are (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Comfortable with the use of technology 
  • The ability to provide excellent customer service 
  • The ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and guest
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Competent in software such as Avid, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, etc
  • Working knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)