The Graduate Intern for New Student Programs is a 12-month, 30-hour/week position that promotes developmental and professional learning while pursuing a graduate degree. The Graduate Intern primarily supports programming for new, transfer, and commuter students. Additionally, this position serves as advisor to a number of student organizations, in which they will be able to select in combination with their peer Graduate Interns. As a live-on staff member, the Graduate Intern will also have several Residence Life responsibilities.
Student Engagement Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Center for Student Engagement leadership, assist in the coordination of logistical components of summer, fall, and spring orientation programming activities.
Collaborate with divisional partners to aid in various programming initiatives such as the Summer Scholars Program and the Early Move-In Program.
Exercise discretion in the coordination of New Student Programs communication efforts including marketing and outreach to new and transfer students, early move-in participants.
Assist in the selection and training of orientation leaders.
Collaborate with the other Student Affairs departments and offices to initiate and coordinate programming efforts.
Advise a number of student organizations as their primary or secondary advisor.
Assist with supporting partnering centers and departments with events such as Regalos with the Center of Ministry & Service, ResLife, and the Center of Inclusive Excellence.
Assist with the coordination and management of club and organization events, CSE evening and weekend events, and traditional college-wide events (i.e., Welcome Week, Student Club Fair, Christmas Tree Lighting, and Spring Week).
Perform other related duties as necessary.
Perform other related duties as required.
Residence Life Responsibilities
Train in incident management and crisis protocol with the Office of Residence Life and Housing.
Serve as a member of the professional staff on duty (PSOD) rotation. Rotation consistency is variable and agreed upon at the beginning of each semester. Responsibilities include:
Responding to on-campus issues or concerns as they arise, facilitating a response with the appropriate parties, and serving as support staff to resident assistants and Campus Police wherever needed.
Communicating with the appropriate offices on campus regarding the welfare of residents.
Completing and distributing the duty log by 9 am for weekday duties.
Participate in regular Residence Life meetings, including Tuesday morning staff meetings and any training related to on-call policies or procedures.
Internship applicants must be accepted, provisionally or fully, into an eligible graduate program.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Interest/Experience in higher education, leadership development and event management.
A positive attitude and an understanding of the importance of being open-minded and flexible.
Proven experience in managing projects and people.
Proficiency in social media platforms.
A valid driver’s license is desirable.
Considerable evening and weekend hours required.
Stipend & Benefits:
$6,000 stipend (12-month).
Free room and full meal plan.
Tuition remission for two (2) eligible Regis graduate courses/semester, with a maximum of six graduate courses (18 credits) per academic year.
The following campus-based programs are eligible for tuition remission: 30 credits of MA in Strategic Communication, 60 credits of MA in Counseling (24 credits are not covered by tuition remission. The supervised field experience must be completed after the graduate intern role is complete.), and 33 credits of MS in Health Administration.
The following fully online programs quality for tuition remission on a space-available basis: 36 credits of MEd in Student Success, 39 credits of MS in Accountancy (3 credits are not covered by tuition remission.), 42 credits of Master of Public Health (6 credits are not covered by tuition remission.), and 30 credits of Master of Social Work.
Courses in the graduate Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and Doctor of Education programs are not eligible for tuition remission.
Training and professional development opportunities.
NOTE: This is a 12-month position, with the opportunity to continue the position for one additional 12-month term (2 academic year maximum).
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
Occasional exposure to extreme noise at campus events.
Requires occasional work outside during events.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
This is a live-in position.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
Protecting the Regis Community
All faculty, staff, and students who live, learn, and work on Regis College’s Weston MA campus are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated for COVID-19. COVID-19 immunization is required for faculty, staff, and students who learn and work in the Regis College Dental Center and Autism Center, consistent with federal mandates. For further information, please review Regis College’s health and safety protocols.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.
Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and inspired by the social justice values of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis College is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are called to provide access to an academically rigorous education through innovative learning opportunities and collaborative engagement at all degree levels. We educate the whole person, preparing our students to pursue excellence, to become change agents in their own communities, and to serve and lead as advocates for a more just and compassionate global society.